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Department of Elementary Education
PO Box 1510
Pembroke, NC 28372

Phone: 910.521.6221

Location: Education Center, Suite 111
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Lisa Mitchell, Ph.D.

Dr. Lisa Mitchell

Dr. Lisa Mitchell, Assistant Professor
Phone: 910.775.4412
Office: Education Center, Room 131



Dr. Lisa Mitchell, Assistant Professor in the department of Elementary Education began teaching at UNCP in 2009 in the School Of Education. Her teaching career included teaching in South Carolina for Allendale County Schools and North Carolina for Catawba County Schools, Gaston County Schools and 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. She continues her passion for the Arts participating in local arts events and continuing to display and sell her artwork at the Ashe County Arts Council gallery in West Jefferson, NC.


PH.D. 2008 Curriculum and Teaching, Teacher Education and Development, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

M.A. 1998 Elementary Education, Belmont Abbey College

B.A. 1992 Art Education, History minor, Lenoir-Rhyne College (Now Lenoir-Rhyne University)

Orff-Schulwerk Level I certification 2011, Appalachian State University

North Carolina Teaching Certification

  • Elementary K-6
  • Art K-12
  • Reading K-12

National Board Certification Early and Middle Childhood Art 2001-2011

Research Interests

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 funded by the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation. Dr. Mitchell also remains current in the field of Arts Integration and Instructional Technology through scholarship, service and teaching.

Courses Taught

  • ELE 4050 Literacy and Language Arts II
  • ELE 4060 Intern supervision
  • ELE 4070 Elementary Intern Professional Seminar

Brief Vita

Dr. Lisa Mitchell's Vita (PDF)

Updated: Tuesday, January 31, 2012

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