Lisa Cline

Contributing Faculty
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences
M.S. Education (MSEd)

Dr. Lisa Cline recently celebrated her 20th year with Walden University and is in her 23rd year of teaching, holding a position as Exceptional Student Education Liaison in Sarasota, Florida. Dr. Cline is in a magnet high school and loves every minute of what she does. She has recently received training in Webb’s Depth of Knowledge, Visible Learning, Common Core State Standards, Response to Intervention, and is a Kagan Cooperative Learning and Mental Health First Aid District Trainer. Dr. Cline holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education, and a master’s degree in special education. In April 2007, she obtained her doctorate in Educational Leadership with a focus on Teacher as a Leader. She two daughters, Jordan is 30 and Taylor is 28. Her son Ryan just turned 13 in May! In her free time she enjoys listening to music, working out, and shopping, and most of all spending time with her family.

Courses Taught

READ 6708 - Literacy in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classrooms

READ 6709 - Literacy in Academically Diverse Classrooms

READ 6718 - Literacy in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classrooms(Self-Directed)

READ 6609 - Literacy in Academically Diverse Classrooms (Self Directed)

MSED 6020 - Planning for Professional Growth

MSED 6185 - Literacy in the Primary Grades (P-3)


EdD, Walden University

MEd, University of South Florida

BS, University of South Florida

Awards / Honors

Council for Exceptional Children Support Person of the Year , Council for Exceptional Children , 2016