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Northwest Missouri State University

Dr. Victoria Seeger

Dr. Victoria Seeger



660.562.1561 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2014

Associate Professor


  • Ph.D. Curriculum and Instruction; Kansas State University, Manhattan KS, 2009. 
  • M.A.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction; Washburn University, Topeka KS, 2005.
  • B.Ed. Elementary Education; Washburn University, Topeka KS, 1995.
  • B.A. Vocational Home Economics Education; Washburn University, Topeka KS, 1976.
  • National Board Certified Teacher:  Literacy:  Reading-Language Arts (Early and Middle Childhood)            

Courses Taught

  • EDCI 61-639 Teacher Leader Professional Seminar
  • EDCI 61-612 Special Topics and Projects in Curriculum Development
  • EDCI 61-637 Applied Classroom Learning:  Best Practices
  • EDCI 62-301 Reporting Pupil Progress
  • EDCI 62-356 Teaching Reading/Language Arts in the Elementary School
  • EDCI 62-407 Elementary School Language Arts Practicum
  • EDCI 62-410 Elementary School Social Studies
  • EDCI 62-420 Content Teaching Practicum
  • EDCI 62-610 Elementary School Social Studies
  • EDCI 62-456 Practicum and Seminar in Elementary School Reading
  • EDCI 62-655 Reading in the Elementary School

Academic Interests

  • Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening, Viewing
  • Critical Literacy
  • Family Engagement
  • Content Area Literacy
  • Social Studies

Scholarly Activity


  • Seeger, V. & Johnson, R. D. (2014).  Implementing electronic Family Message Journals.  In Rasinski, T. (Ed.) Technology and Writing:  New Approaches to Literacy Competency. Bloomington, IN:  Solution Tree.
  • Oertel, S., Seeger, V., & Shaw, K. (2014).  Kansas ELA College and Career Ready Standards: Best Practices and Misconceptions, Kansas Journal of Reading, 30. 
  • Moore, R.A., & Seeger, V. (2009).  Building Classroom Reading Communities: Retrospective Miscue Analysis (RMA) and Socratic Circles. Thousand Oaks, CA:  Corwin Press.
  • Moore, R.A., & Seeger, V. (2009).  Dear sincerely:  Exploring literate identities with young children and preservice teachers through letter writing, Literacy Research and Instruction, 48, 185-205.
  • Seeger, V. (2006).  Student learning verification project, Lessons 1-3.  In Sobieski, L. & Clark, L. (Eds.) Documenting Impact:  A Guide for Kansas Teachers on Verified Student Learning Examples.  Emporia, KS:  Jones Institute for Educational Excellence, Emporia State University.
  • Moore, R. A. with Seeger, V. (2005). Rich or Poor?  Examining the image of family literacy in the K-6 curriculum. TheLanguage and Literacy Spectrum, 15(3), 53-61.
  • Moore, R. A. with Seeger, V. (2004). Validating teaching and learning communities for teacher   education reform. The Teacher Educator, 40(2), 116-132.
  • Seeger, V. & Starr, J. (2003).  Inquiry and literature-based instruction versus basal instruction in a fourth grade classroom.  In Moore, R. (2003) Classroom research for teachers:  A practical guide (pp. 91-104).  Norwood, MA:  Christopher-Gordon Publications.


  • Co-Presenter, Critical Questions in Education Annual Conference.  Collaboration Between Preservice Teachers:  Faculty Research and Student Views, October 15, 2013, San Antonio TX
  • Presenter, Council for Public School Improvement, Providing Meaningful Feedback During Evaluation, April 29, 2014, Manhattan KS
  • Co-Presenter, Professional Learning for Principals, Bias:  What Role Does bias Play in Evaluation and Feedback?, February 12, 2014, Wichita KS; February 19, 2014, Olathe KS
  • Co-Presenter, Professional Learning for Principals, New Accreditation Model, 5 Rs, and Evidence, November 13, 2013, Olathe KS; November 20, 2013, Wichita KS
  • Co-Presenter, SWPRSC Accreditation Workshop, District Accreditation, October 24, 2013, Sublette KS
  • Presenter, AdvancEd Conference, Update on the New Kansas Accreditation Model—The 5 Rs, October 10, 2013, Wichita KS
  • Co-Presenter with Faculty and Undergraduate Students, Missouri Council on Exceptional Children Conference, A Collaborative Environment:  Views from Faculty and Preservice Teachers, March 10, 2013, Lake of the Ozarks MO
  • Presenter, Kansas Reading Association Conference, Expanding Thinking about Writing: Beginning with Strengths, October 8, 2012, Lawrence KS
  • Co-Presenter, MO-CASE Special Education Administrators’ Conference, Modeling Collaboration:  A Project between Special Education and Literacy Preservice Teachers, September 24, 2012, Lake of the Ozarks MO
  • Co-Presenter, MO-DLD and MO-CEDS Mid-summer Conference, Modeling Collaboration between Special Education and Literacy Preservice Teachers, July 19, 2012, Columbia MO
  • Co-Presenter, Whole Language Umbrella Conference, Reclaiming Student Voices:  Using Retrospective Miscue Analysis to Empower Readers, July 21, 2011, Las Vegas NV
  • Co-Presenter, NCTE Annual Convention, The Burke Reading Interview:  Implications for the Content Area Classroom, November 17-21, 2011, Chicago IL
  • Presenter, Whole Language Umbrella Conference, Expanding Thinking about ELL Writing with Preservice Teachers, July 22, 2011, Las Vegas, NV
  • Presenter, Whole Language Umbrella Conference, Encouraging Writing through Family Message Journals, July 23, 2011, Las Vegas, NV
  • Co-Presenter, Whole Language Umbrella Pre-Conference, Reclaiming Student Voices:  Using Retrospective Miscue Analysis to Empower Readers, July 21, 2011, Las Vegas NV
  • Panel Presentation, AACTE, Transforming Teacher Preparation in EC-6 Mathematics Education, February 24, 2011, San Diego CA.

Other Professional Experiences

  • Literacy and Instructional Coach, Grades PreK-12
  • Classroom Teacher, Grades 3-6
  • Mentor Teacher
  • Clinical Supervisor
  • Field Instructor