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Corey L. Thompson

Chair - Leadership Education & Pupil Services

Faculty - Urban Education


Teacher Education


(414) 410-4372


BH Bonaventure Hall 2008


Box 332


Dr. Corey Thompson is an Associate Professor in the Colleges of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies where he works with teacher candidates.  Dr. Thompson has spent nearly three decades in the field of education serving as an elementary principal, high school principal, middle school teacher, and collegiate division and department chairperson.


  • B.S., Univ Of Wisconsin-Madison
  • M.S., Univ Of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Ed.D., Cardinal Stritch University


Urban Education Teacher Preparation
Classroom Management
Culturally Proficient Teaching

Publications & Presentations

15 Days, Published Summer, 2012, by Julian John Publishing.

Wisconsin Media Labs;  Wisconsin Biographies Project: , Fall 2014 Wisconsin Biographies is a production of Wisconsin Media Lab, and is the recipient of a 2014 Chicago/Midwest Emmy® award and a 2014 National Educational Telecommunications (NETA) award. The content was designed around academic standards with an advisory committee made up of Wisconsin educators.

Pathways to leadership: exploring the leader within through experiential educational opportunities, for Pathways Pre-Collegiate Program, Summer, 2016

Our Milwaukee, Ourselves: language arts and math curriculum for Urban Fellows Program, in collaboration with the Green Tree Neighborhood Association 2013-2014

Created study guide for interdisciplinary faculty book club for The Shame of the Nation: The restoration of apartheid schooling in America  2009 

Holton Youth Center Literacy Initiative Curriculum 2008-2009

Advancing student learning through distributed instructional leadership: a toolkit for high school leadership teams, Spring 2010 Wallace Grant contributing author

“The Three C’s for New Administrators” Association of Wisconsin School Administrators bulletin/newsletter, Fall, 2005

“Diversity & Excellence:  Challenges in Higher Education,” Chancellor’s Scholarship Program Newsletter, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2004-2005 edition

“Closing The Achievement Gap,” Working paper for the Higher Education Group of MMABSE’s summit on closing the achievement gap, Fall, 2004

Why Stritch?

"I love teaching at Cardinal Stritch University because it allows me to infuse the Franciscan Values into my courses as I help students become the best culturally proficient educators they can be"

- Corey L. Thompson