Teacher Education Department is pleased to announce that Lisa Burton will serve
as the Hamline-Teach For America liaison for the 2012-2013 academic year. She
primarily will serve the incoming 2012 TFA Corps Members.
Burton is currently an adjunct instructor for the Teacher Education Department, where
she has taught both graduate and undergraduate courses in educational psychology
and elementary methods. She has also supervised student-teachers for the MAT
Burton is finishing her doctorate at the University of Minnesota in Comparative and
International Development Education. She also does consulting for various
international development projects related to educational quality and access.
"We are very pleased that Professor Burton will be serving in this critical role,"
says Rachel Endo, Chair, and Bill Lindquist, Associate Chair, both of the
Teacher Education Department. "She is an outstanding teacher who has a strong
command of best practices in education. We are are thrilled that she will be
part of our efforts with TFA to collaborate on curriculum revisions and program
improvement that will directly align with the School of Education's commitment
to prepare teachers to work effectively with underserved populations."
Hamline and Teach For America have been partners since 2008. Learn more about Teach For America-Twin Cities.