Lynette Nicole Tannis
Adjunct Lecturer on Education
Degree: Ed.D., Harvard University, (2013)
Faculty Assistant: Ryan Noll
Lynette N. Tannis began her education career more than two decades ago and has served in myriad educational roles including teacher, athletic coach, literacy coordinator, school/district administrator, professional developer, researcher, lecturer, education consultant, and education delegate throughout the United States and within five continents – Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, and South America. She is the author of Educating Incarcerated Youth: Exploring the Impact of Relationships, Expectations, Resources and Accountability (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014) and is recognized as a juvenile justice education expert and an expert on school leadership and literacy. Tannis teaches a course she designed, titled, Educating Incarcerated Youth: Practice, Research, Policy, and Advocacy. She also conducts research for HGSE's Partnership for Just Educators. Her work as an adjunct lecturer, researcher, and independent education consultant focuses on ensuring all children — free or incarcerated — receive the free high-quality public education they deserve. Tannis holds both an Ed.D. in Urban Superintendency (2013) and an Ed.M. in Education Policy and Management (2010) from Harvard University, a M.A. in Educational Administration (2003) from Kean University, and a B.A. in Elementary Education (1995) from Greensboro College.
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