Academic Degrees, Licenses, Credentials

PhD in Teaching and Learning University of North Dakota

MEd in Reading Education University of North Dakota

BA in English and Visual Arts University of Montana


Art Education, K - 12

Elementary Classroom, 1 – 8

English/Language Arts, 7 – 12

English Learner/Bilingual, K – 12

Reading Education, K – 12

Additional Information

Dr. Rasmussen teaches education courses on the DSU Bismarck Campus.  The courses include elementary, early childhood and general education courses. She is advisor for the Bismarck Student Education Association which is a chapter of Student North Dakota United. Her areas of research interest include multicultural and English Learner Education. She has published and presented nationally on English Learner, Native American and multicultural education. Dr. Rasmussen works with local school districts and regional education associations, providing professional development, grant-writing and evaluation.  She is a member of the Bismarck Early Childhood Education Program Parent Policy Council. She lives in Bismarck.