Judith Tanner

Contributing Faculty
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences
Doctor of Education (EdD)

Dr. Judith A. Tanner is a resourceful retired school administrator and Doctor of Educational Leadership with expertise presenting post-secondary classes for pre-service teachers and future administrators that drive educational reform within the school and classroom and impact student success.
Dr. Tanner's research interests include; Developing materials to be used as teaching tools for the K-8 educator; Working with senior persons on safety in the home (A Matter of Balance); and Continuing research on professional learning communities and their impact on student success.

Courses Taught

EDSD-7010-1/EDDD-8010-1 EDSD-7010-1/EDDD-8010-1 - Collaborative Communication


EdD, University of New Mexico

MS, California State University, Fullerton

BA, New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology

Public Service

Gospel Rescue Mission, Volunteer - Las Cruces

Matter of Balance, Volunteer - Las Cruces

Awards / Honors

National Milken Educator, National Milken Foundation, 2000


Tanner, J. A., Gamboa, T., Quintis, L. (2017). Three Perspectives of Planning, Implementation and Consistency in Instructional Coaching. Journal of Educational Research and Practice

Tanner, J. A., Ficaj, M. (2014). The Participation Decision Study: Private School Leaders Perspectives on Accessing Federal Funds. Sociology Research