Dr. Kent Schlichtemeier
Professor of Education
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Concordia College, Seward, NE, B.S., 1978. Denver University, CO, M.A., 1984. University of California, Los Angeles, Ed.D., 1996.
St. Johns Lutheran, Oxnard, CA 1978-83. Luther High School, Orlando, FL, 1984-88. Concordia University, Irvine, CA, 1988-03. Lutheran High School of Orange County, Orange, CA, 2003-07. Concordia University since 2007.
Kent Schlichtemeier is a teacher. He started his teaching career in 1978 teaching 6th through 8th grades in Oxnard, California. After completing his master’s degree at Denver University in 1984, he continued his teaching career at the high school level in Orlando, Florida. Kent served as a professor in the School of Education at Concordia University, Irvine from 1988-2003, where he mentored future teachers. In addition to teaching at Concordia, Kent was the women’s basketball coach until retiring, in 1993, to pursue his doctorate degree. During the final two seasons of Kent’s tenure as coach, the Lady Eagles Basketball team made two consecutive appearances at the NAIA National Basketball Tournament after winning the Golden State Athletic Conference Championships. Kent was voted the District Three NAIA Coach of the Year in 1992 and 1993, and was voted into the Concordia Athletic Hall of Fame in 2006. In 1996, Kent completed his Education degree at UCLA in Educational Leadership. Kent served as a teacher and assistant principal at Orange Lutheran High School, California from 2003-2007, before returning to teach at Concordia University, Irvine. Kent enjoys frequent opportunities to speak at sports banquets, school graduations, athletic camps, teacher conferences, and retreats. Kent and his wife Cindy, son Aaron, and daughter Kayla live in Irvine.