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Victoria Robinson

Associate VP for Educator Preparation & Professor, Academic Affairs
(319) 273-3070


B.A. 1971, University of Northern Iowa (History)

M.A. 1984,  University of Northern Iowa (History)

Ed.D. 1996,  University of Northern Iowa (Educational Leadership)


As part of UNI Educational Leadership's ongoing professional learning, faculty members have participated in StrengthsQuest through the Gallup Organization.  This process has allowed Educational Leadership team members to identify their unique strengths.

Dr. Robinson's strengths are: Activator, Woo, Learner, Intellection, Achiever.


Areas of Expertise

  • Teacher Work Sample
  • Women in Educational Leadership
  • School Administration Management (SAMs) Program
  • Teacher Evaluation

Research Interests

  • Teacher Work Samples
  • Effective Teaching
  • Principal as Instructional Leader

Published articles in the following journals

  • The Journal of Computing in Teacher Education
  • The Rural Educator
  • Teacher Educator
  • Teacher Education and Practice


Henning, J., Koehler, F., Robinson, V., & Wilson, B. (2009). Improving teacher quality: Using teacher work samples to make evidence-based decisions. Rowman Littlefield Publishing.