Education1970 Northern Illinois University, BS
1972 Northern Illinois University, MS
1974 Northern Illinois University, CAS
1980 University of Illinois, Ed.D
Courses TaughtFoundations of Education: Historical, Philosophical and Sociological Components of the American Educational System
Career SpecialtiesDr. Cloutier focuses on the recognition and development of the characteristics of effective teaching.
Professional and Community Activities:Since graduate school, Dr. Cloutier has sought to determine those
characteristics that distinguish effective teachers from average. He
has surveyed school principals and consolidated several dozen
characteristics into three basic areas: instructional skills, classroom
management and professionalism.
He is the author and project manager for the Collegial Teacher
Enhancement Project. He consults with the Hillsborough County Schools
in grant preparation and evaluation. Dr. Cloutier has a passion for
baseball and has served as an umpire for games from little league