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Crystal Pauli

Crystal Pauli

Crystal Pauli

Dean, College of Education


College of Education


Ph.D., Capella University
Ed.S., Minnesota State University-Moorhead
M.S., Northern State University
B.A., Dakota Wesleyan University


Dr. Crystal Pauli is the Dean of the College of Education and served as Director of Field Services for 13 years and special education faculty for two years prior to becoming the Dean in 2016. Before coming to DSU, Dr. Pauli was a Child Study Coordinator for the SW/WC Service Cooperative in Minnesota, a special education teacher in Minnesota, and an elementary teacher in South Dakota. Dr. Pauli is a member of the Board of Regents Education Discipline Council, South Dakota Association of Colleges of Teacher Education, Delta Kappa Gamma, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, VFW Auxiliary, DAV Auxiliary, and American Association of University Women. Dr. Pauli is involved in teacher education accreditation at the local, state, and national levels.


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Phone: 605-256-5096