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School of Education, Health and Human Behavior
School of Education

Anni Krummel Reinking, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor                             



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Dr. Reinking

About Dr. Reinking

Anni Krummel Reinking, Ed.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Dr. Reinking joined SIUE in 2016 after obtaining her Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from Illinois State University and working for one year as a Visiting Assistant Professor at a small liberal arts school in Central Illinois. Dr. Reinking teaches courses in Early Childhood, including methods courses and assessment. Prior to entering higher education, Dr. Reinking taught in public, private, and charter schools. She taught preschool, kindergarten, second, and early childhood special education. Dr. Reinking is on the leadership team of several local and state organizations and is a frequent presenter at local, state, and national conferences.


Ed.D., 2015, Illinois State University

MS.Ed., 2009, Dominican University

BA, 2006, University of Iowa


Early Childhood Education

Multicultural Education

Virtual Learning Environments

Research Profile

Dr. Reinking’s current research involves examining how Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) curriculum can influence the brain development in early childhood students, as well as studying how STEM after school programs can increase girls’ interest in STEM fields. Furthermore, Dr. Reinking’s current research also includes investigating how Virtual Learning Experiences (VLE) influence teacher preparedness. Finally, Dr. Reinking continues her work focused on multicultural education and the importance of such topics with young students and their teachers. Dr. Reinking has served as author and co-author on a number of articles and presentations focused on such topics in the field of Early Childhood Education, Multicultural Education, STEM, and Virtual Environments.



Reinking, A. K. & Martin, B. (2018). 5 Stem Integration Ideas. New Teacher Advocate. (in press)

Martin, B. & Reinking, A. K. (2017). 20 STEM Integration Ideas. Illinois Math Teacher Journal. (in press) 

Reinking, A.K. (2017). Integrating multicultural curriculum through service learning projects. In Progress in Education. New York: Nova Science Publishers. 

Reinking, A. K. (2017).  Reactions and insights from first time users: Virtual Professional Practice Lab. Proceedings from the 4th Annual National TLE TeachLivE™ Conference at the University of Central Florida. Orlando, Florida. 

Reinking, A. K., Vetere, M. J. III, & Percell, J. C. (2017). Collaborating with theater, nature, and STEM: A multigenerational family event. New Waves Educational Research and Development, 20(1), 23-37. 

Reinking, A. (2017). Diversity mindsets: An investigation of Illinois early childhood teachers. Critical Issues in Teacher Education, XXVI, (23-31).

Reinking, A.K. (2015). Using Peer Mentoring to Implement Multicultural Education in Preschool Classrooms. In Mentoring: Perspectives, Strategies and Impacts on School Performance. New York: Nova Science Publishers.

Krummel, A. (2013, April). Multicultural teaching models to educate pre-service teachers: Reflections, service learning, and mentoring. Current Issues in Education,16(1).

Hamann, K. & Krummel, A. (2012, March). Collaborative Learning and Peer Teaching: Annotated bibliography. Hoenny center executive summary. Hoenny Center, St. Louis, MO. 



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