Ken T. Kurt
Western Dubuque High School

Ken Kurt was born in Dubuque, Iowa, where he attended Loras College and earned degrees in English Literature and Teacher Education.  After graduating, Ken taught for one year in Los Angeles at Soledad Enrichment Action, http://www.seacharter.net/ an alternative hIgh school in South Central.  He then moved back to Iowa, where he worked at Four Oaks in Independence.  The following year, he began his employment at Western Dubuque High School.  Ken currently teaches American Studies and World Literature, and he coaches girls tennis.  He can be contacted at ken.kurt@w-dubuque.k12.ia.us  

Ken was the featured teacher for the American Institute for History Education, the article can be found in the November 2006 edition of the AIHE Gazette. http://www.americaninstituteforhistory.org/page/gazette.php