Associate Professor of School Psychology and Associate Dean of the Graduate School
Graduate School & Continuing Education
Ph.D. – Ball State University (1994)
M.S. – Western Illinois University (1990)
B.S. – Western Illinois University (1989)
Christina Grabarek is Associate Dean of the graduate school and an Associate Professor in the Education Department, teaching in the school psychology program. Past positions held at Valpo, in conjunction with the school psychology program directorship, included serving as director of Disability Support Services and interim department chairperson for the education department.
During the 2011–2012 academic year, Christina was selected for and participated in the Thrivent Fellowship program, a leadership development program for Lutheran universities. In addition, She published in the Journal of General Psychology and presented research at national and international conferences within the field of eating disorders.
Christina Grabarek is a nationally certified and licensed school psychologist with previous experiences as a speech-language pathologist. She is also a licensed clinical psychologist and practiced in hospital, private practice, and school settings while working primarily with children, adolescents, and their families.
American Psychological Association (APA)
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
Trainers of School Psychologists (TSP)