Dr. Greenfield is director of the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Division this year, while still teaching her favorite courses in Curriculum and Assessment and Action Research.
Professional Title: Assistant Professor
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: Women educators; educational leadership; curriculum and assessment
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: Curriculum and instruction; action research
Representative List of Recent Courses Taught: Dimensions of Teaching and Learning; Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction; Classroom and School Inquiry; Action Research. (CAGS Program): Advanced Professional Seminar; Curriculum & Instruction Thesis Project
Education: BS, Boston University; MEd, Boston University; CAGS, Bridgewater State College; EdD, Boston University
Lorraine Greenfield is a faculty member and currently the interim director of
the STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Division in the
Graduate School of Education. She brings over 25 years as a public school
educator, middle school principal, and superintendent.Students in Lesley's Curriculum and Instruction Master's program are usually
in-service teachers interested in pursuing a high-level program, perhaps moving
beyond their comfort level and challenging themselves to become problem
solvers. "As a group, the students are really interested in leadership.
They take what they've learned in the program and try to inform their
colleagues to help schools raise the standard. My work is about helping the
students understand how children learn and how they as teachers teach. Merging
these two needs is the greatest challenge, but also the greatest reward."
Dr. Greenfield has mentored women educators and developed a support
organization for them. In 1990 there were four female superintendents in
Massachusetts; now there are over 30.
Dr. Greenfield now teaches pre-service students
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