Dr. Francis brings to her graduate classes years of experience as teacher and principal.
Professional Title: Associate Professor
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: Creating safe and supportive classrooms; making learning relevant for students; engaging learners as the focus of the classroom experience.
Contact information: firstname.lastname@example.org, 617.349.8957
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: Middle school, high school
Representative List of Recent Courses Taught: Adolescent Development in the Context of Families, Communities, and Schools
Principles of Teaching and Learning in the Inclusive Secondary Classroom
Education: Ed.D., University of Rochester; M.A., University of Rochester; Dickinson Program at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, Bologna, Italy; B.A., University of Rochester
Dr. Francis is a practitioner-scholar of adolescent education who brings to her classroom extensive experience as a middle and high school teacher, department chair, assistant principal, and middle and high school principal. She also served as the Director of Standards, Teaching and Assessment. She is a Fulbright Scholar and has led groups of educators to the Republic of South Africa and to Russia. She worked in Azerbaijan, teaching teachers who were refugees from the Civil War after the fall of the Soviet Union. She brings a strong content background derived from degrees in history, political science, and art history. Her teaching is replete with stories and experiences from the field, which makes her teaching relevant, engaging and email@example.com
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