Senior Lecturer in Spanish

  • Carl Johann Library - 211
  • Language Department
  • (573) 288-6000 Ext. 6377


Kay Dyer joined the Culver-Stockton faculty in August 2015. She teaches beginning, intermediate and advanced Spanish courses, as well as Spanish as a second language and Spanish for the professions.

She taught three semesters as an adjunct professor of Spanish and German at Quincy University in Quincy, Ill., before coming to C-SC. She taught Spanish and German from 1984 to 2014 with the Quincy Public Schools and was a Scholastic Bowl coach from 1999 to 2016. She also was a dual enrollment instructor at John Wood Community College in Quincy.

Dyer also was the co-chair of the foreign language standards committee for the Illinois State Board of Education for 10 years, a personnel analyst for Central Management Services with the State of Illinois and a translator and claims adjudicator for the Department of Disability Services.

She was named to the Illinois High School Scholastic Bowl Coaches Association Hall of Fame in April 2019. She received the C-SC Multi-Cultural and Diversity Award during the 2019-20 school year.

Dyer lives in Quincy, Ill. She has lived in Spain, Mexico, Germany, Switzerland and France.


1979 -- B.A., Modern Languages, Knox College, Galesburg, Ill.
1986 -- M.A., Public Administration, University of Illinois-Springfield, Springfield, Ill.
1988 -- General Administration certificate K-12, Illinois State Board of Education

Senior Lecturer in Spanish

Kay Dyer