For nearly three decades, Dr. Robert Kiner was a K-12 public school administrator and instructional leader. He served as a middle school and high school assistant principal, middle school and high school principal, and held key central office positions including Superintendent to the Sioux Falls, SD school district. He has several journal publications and has spoken extensively at local, state and regional conferences and workshops.
During his K-12 experience, Dr. Kiner was a student and teacher advocate who always looked for new and different ways to help students achieve success in school. He was an educational entrepreneur who has been recognized for his work with at-risk and special needs students. He has a unique ability to create collegial relationships within schools and maximize academic success for individual students.
Dr. Kiner concluded his career as the Education Department Chair and subsequently the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College at Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD. He currently holds the rank of Professor Emeritus in the Education Department at Augustana College.