Dr Lisa N. Mitchell

  • Associate Professor, Department Chair
  • Elementary Education, UNCP
  • lisa.mitchell@uncp.edu
  • 910-775-4412
  • Education Center, Room 319
  • Pembroke NC 28372

Department Chair and Associate Professor, Elementary Education Director, Graduate Elementary Education Director of Instructional Technology, Teacher Education Programs. She has been employed in the UNCP School of Education since 2009. Dr. Mitchell earned a B.A in Art Education, with a History minor, from Lenoir-Rhyne College (Now Lenoir-Rhyne University) in 1992; an M.A. in Elementary Education from Belmont Abbey College in 1998; and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Teaching & Teacher Education and Development from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2008. She also has North Carolina Teaching Certification in Elementary K-6, Art K-12, and Reading K-12, as well as National Board Certification Early and Middle Childhood Art 2001-2011. Her teaching career includes teaching in South Carolina for the Allendale County Schools and in North Carolina for the Catawba County Schools, the Gaston County Schools and the Guilford County Schools. Dr. Mitchell has also supervised student teachers and taught methods courses at Appalachian State University, Belmont Abbey College, Gardner Webb University, Meredith College, and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Dr. Mitchell's research focuses on Beginning Teacher Support, including a 2008 examination of teacher induction in 11 North Carolina school districts and Project PREP (Preparing and Retaining Education Professionals), a recent collaboration with 5 Sandhills' school districts that was funded by the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation. She continues her passion for the Arts by participating in local arts events and continuing to display and sell her artwork at the Ashe County Arts Council gallery in West Jefferson, NC. She also remains current in the field of Arts Integration and Instructional Technology through scholarship, service and teaching.

There are 3 included publications by Dr Lisa N. Mitchell :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Examining Communities of Practice for Meaningful Assessment and Engaging with the Data 2019 260 This project focuses on our strategies and challenges implementing edTPA and examining the communities of practices that we intentionally create. Our examination encompasses our own experiences at UNCP and builds upon the research base for edTPA impl...
Field Experience: Path to Highly Qualified 2015 610 Teacher preparation programs traditionally include experiences that prepare teacher candidates in learning the practice of teaching. One experience engaging students and teachers is field experience. This presentation shares one model of field experi...
Using SoTL as a Lens to Reflect and Explore for Innovation in Education and Librarianship 2015 2073 Across education and librarianship disciplines, ongoing professional education is a key activity that is imperative in helping professionals develop or continue their proficiency in a field. This article explores the relationship between professional...