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Johnson, Lisa Name: Lisa E. Johnson
Title: Associate Dean and Professor
Education: PhD, Curriculum and Instruction, 2004. Concentration: Mentoring and Supervision; Instructional Technology North Carolina State University: Raleigh, NC.
MEd, Elementary Education, 1999. Concentration: Elementary and Middle School Mathematics. University of North Carolina at Charlotte
BA, Elementary Education, 1995, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Office: 106 Withers Building
Phone: 803/323-2151
Area(s): Moral and Ethical Development, Professional Dispositions, Mentoring and Induction, Instructional Technology

Lisa E. Johnson, Associate Dean in the Richard W. Riley College of Education, began her career as an elementary school teacher in Raleigh, North Carolina. After receiving a master's degree in elementary education and mathematics, Dr. Johnson pursued and was awarded National Board Certification as a Middle Childhood Generalist. In 2002, Dr. Johnson enrolled in a doctorate program at North Carolina State University to study curriculum and instruction with an emphasis on supervision and leadership. After earning a Ph.D., Dr. Johnson came to Winthrop University as a faculty member in the Center for Pedagogy. She has taught foundations in education, instructional technology, core issues in education, and reflective practice. Dr. Johnson uses her experiences as a classroom teacher to guide her work as a university supervisor with senior year interns. Dr. Johnson moved into an administrative role in 2009 as Senior Associate to the Dean focusing on graduate programs, grants and research, and faculty development. After writing and being awarded a $7.5 million Teacher Quality Partnership Grant, Dr. Johnson now serves the grant full time as the NetSCOPE Project Director.