Biography

Craig Dow has been a member of the math department at Columbus Academy since 2011 and began serving as the Upper School Academic Dean in 2015. Prior to coming to Academy, Craig taught mathematics for six years at the American School in Cairo, Egypt, and four years at the American School of Warsaw, Poland. He also served as junior varsity girls volleyball coach during his first five years at Academy. Craig earned his undergraduate degrees at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, and later earned his master’s degree in educational administration through Michigan State University. Craig is originally from Canada, but, after 18 years of teaching internationally, became an American citizen in the spring of 2019. When he is not cheering on our Vikings, Craig’s eclectic sports allegiances also include the Columbus Blue Jackets, Chicago Cubs, Dallas Cowboys, and Michigan State Spartans. Craig and his wife, Erin, have a future Viking son, Nate ‘34.

Education
  • B.S. Queen's University
  • B.Ed. Queen's University
  • M.A. Michigan State University , Educational Administration