Dr. Roberts founded the Technology in Education program at Lesley, and now supports new teachers through the New Teacher Community.
Professional Title: Professor
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: Technology in education; use of computers in K-12 schools; improvement of teacher education; creating materials to allow students of all ages and in most disciplines to use model-building and simulation to study complex problems
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: New Teacher Community
Education: AB, Boston University; EdM, Boston University; EdD, Boston University
Nancy Roberts has been teaching at Lesley University since 1975. In 1979, she founded the graduate program in Technology in Education, to introduce the use of computers to K-12 students and teachers. She has also been involved in a dozen National Science Foundation and U.S. Department of Education grants as principal investigator, as well as in a statewide Title II initiative to improve teacher education through collaboration with urban schools and communities.
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