Lynn R. Dole grew up in western Massachusetts, attending local public schools, and earned her degrees at Cornell University (B.A. History) and Syracuse University (M.A. Geography). Dole is a lifelong educator, from her Peace Corps service in Thailand working with youth programs, through 25 years as a public school teacher, curriculum director and building principal. Over the years she has taught history, geography, math, health and English. As a school leader she fostered community and empowered educators through collaborative leadership and establishing dynamic Instructional Leadership Teams. In her role as Coordinator of Teacher Education, she facilitates student placements for productive pre-practicum and practicum learning experiences. If you are interested in teaching, consult with Lynn about the process of licensure!