Long-time Robson Ranch resident Dr. Bill Rauhauser was inducted in the College of Education Hall of Excellence at the University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa on November 4. Rauhauser received his B.A. from UNI in 1968.
The Hall of Excellence honors graduates who have demonstrated mastery of the knowledge base within their profession, contributed significantly as a teacher, leader, executive or administrator and widely recognized for the quality of that contribution, demonstrated scholarly activity through publications and presentations related to their profession, contributed significantly to their profession while holding offices in professional organizations of state, regional, national and international scope and demonstrated effective and enthusiastic service.
In addition to receiving his B.A. from UNI, he received his M.A. from Northeast Missouri State Truman University and his Ph.D. from Iowa State University.
He spent his early career in northwest Iowa as junior high and high school principal in three different districts. After leaving northwest Iowa, Rauhauser served as Assistant Superintendent at the Campbell County School District in Gillette, Wyoming from 1983-88. He then formed his own company, School Improvement Partners, and conducted over 4,000 workshops for educators in 45 states, Canada, Europe and New Zealand. He has co-authored two books and has served as an adjunct professor at the Universities of Buffalo, Northern Iowa and Northern Michigan.
Bill has been an active member of Kiwanis International since 1976. He is a charter member of the Kiwanis Club of Robson Ranch and has served as club president, Lt. Governor for Division 39 and Governor of the Texas-Oklahoma District of Kiwanis in 2013-14. The Kiwanis Club of Robson Ranch is celebrating its 10th Anniversary in January 2018.
Bill and his wife Carol have been Robson residents for 10 years.