Jeff Rabey

Jeff Rabey, PhD

Principal Strategist

As a principal strategist for the Blackboard Global Consulting team, I work with clients to help improve and grow their technology-based educational programs. I primarily work with established or emerging online and blended/hybrid programs, and new CBE programs with a keen focus on student success. I also present regularly at industry conferences sharing practical lessons from the field. 

My primary areas of focus include: 

  • Overall online program development & administration 
  • Competency-based education 
  • Online academic program design & management 
  • The student experience 

My prior work experience includes: 

  • Dean of Social Sciences & Online Learning, Iowa Western Community College 
  • Director of The Data Use Academy, City Match, University of Nebraska Medical Center 
  • Program Coordinator, Pediatric Residency, Blank Children’s Hospital, Des Moines, IA 

Present & past affiliations are: 

  • Oversight Committee Member, Iowa Community College Online Consortium 
  • Board member, Bennington Youth Football League 
  • Graduate PhD, Higher Education Administration, Iowa State University, Ames, IA