Tuesday Talks: Dr. Colleen Lord, Educational Leadership

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments. This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Colleen Lord.

Colleen H. Lord, Ed.D, is an instructor in the College of Education at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee. She has taught graduate students for seven years in educational leadership. Her expertise is in school and district leadership, technology integration, and professional development at all levels. She has served as principal at both the elementary and secondary level in Florida, as well as district leadership in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. Dr. Lord led a school community through the improvement process culminating in National Blue Ribbon recognition in Washington, D.C.

Her research interests include professional development, mentoring principals and school improvement in all settings, including international education.