Profile

Lynn Newman Ph.D.

Departments and Positions:
Education, Associate Professor and Department Chair (Warfield 308)
Phones:
School Extension 3398
Biography:

B.S., Kutztown University

M. Ed., Reading Specialist, Shippensburg University

Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

Lynn has spent the past 19 years in the field of education in various capacities. She has taught second, third, and fifth grade prior to becoming a Primary Reading Specialist. As a result of her dedication and hard work with her dissertation, she was awarded a top ten finalist for the Outstanding Dissertation of the Year from the International Reading Association in 2007. While at Wilson College, Lynn has created an After-School Tutoring Program for the Migrant Education Population in the local communities. In addition, she serves on various boards to help further develop an awareness of literacy in schools and communities with time spent with the Adult Literacy Council as well as the Franklin County Literacy Council.

Lynn teaches courses in both the undergraduate and graduate Education programs. Her main focus is in literacy, however, she enjoys child development and cognition as well as best practices in education. Her hobbies include walking, shopping, and of course spending time with her family and friends.