Craig Beytien

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Craig Beytien
Dubuque Community Schools, At-Large
Term ends
Years in position 6
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Last electionSeptember 10, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Kansas
Master'sWashburn University
ProfessionPublishing executive
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Craig Beytien currently serves as an at-large member on the Dubuque Community School Board. He first won election to the board in 2009 and won a second term on the board on September 10, 2013.


Beytien was born in Minnesota and grew up in Kansas City. Craig attended public schools and graduated from the University of Kansas in 1982. He began his business career in educational publishing with Macmillan before he joined McGraw-Hill in 1988 as College Textbook Editor. He eventually assumed the position of Vice-President of Product Development at McGraw-Hill, and served there for over 16 years. Currently, Beytien is Executive VP and a Partner at a publishing consulting firm called Content Connections. Beytien, his wife Alyson, and his three sons, Spencer, Joshua, and Zachary moved to Dubuque in 2003. Craig is also a woodworker hobbyist and semi-professional magician, as well as a devout Mormon.[1]



See also: Dubuque Community Schools elections (2013)

Beytien won re-election to the board by placing second out of four candidates in the September 10, 2013 general election for three available seats.

Dubuque Community Schools, At-large General Election, 4-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngJim Prochaska 33.1% 2,559
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngCraig Beytien Incumbent 27% 2,085
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngTerra Siegert 23% 1,773
     Nonpartisan George Davis Incumbent 16.9% 1,304
Total Votes 7,721
Source: The Telegraph Herald, "Beytien, Prochaska, Siegert elected to Dubuque school board," September 10, 2013


Beytien placed first out of six candidates to win election to the board in September 2009.

Dubuque Community Schools, At-Large Position, 4-year term, 2009
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngCraig Beytien 17.4% 1,813
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Davis 22.1% 2,301
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngOtto Krueger 22.8% 2,374
     Nonpartisan David Patton 12.5% 1,298
     Nonpartisan Ted Stieber 14.2% 1,481
     Nonpartisan Breyan Strickler 10.9% 1,130
Total Votes 10,397
Source: Dubuque County School Election 2009, Accessed August 13, 2013

About the district

See also: Dubuque Community Schools, Iowa
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Dubuque Community Schools is located in Dubuque, Iowa. According to the 2010 US Census, Dubuque is home to 58,155 residents. [2] The district lies on the eastern border of Iowa and is 201 miles east of Des Moines.


The median household income in Dubuque in 2011 was $43,362 compared to $50,451 for the state of Iowa. The poverty rate was 11.8% in Dubuque compared to 11.9% statewide. The graduation rate for Dubuque was 90.0% whereas statewide the graduation rate for Iowa is 90.3%.[3]

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