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Lauren Hoffman

Hoffman, Lauren
Lauren P. Hoffman is Assistant Professor of Education at Lewis University. After a 27 year career as a practicing speech and language specialist, supervisor, professional development specialist, and assistant director of special education in two large suburban Chicago cooperatives, Dr. Hoffman joined the faculty at Lewis University and also serves as an Visiting Professor at Indiana University. She co-developed and co-directs the TECnet project that focuses school teams building unified systems to support all students.

In addition she consults with school districts and school teams on issues related to curriculum, instruction, and assessment and has recently completed a new manual on Linking IEPs to State Learning Standards (2002). She has applied her Fritz training in Michigan, Illinois, and Indiana school districts over the past four years. She has published an article with Professor Burrello for the Education Administrative Quarterly on Foster’s (1989) critical leadership theory based upon her work in Michigan. She is currently helping to develop Lewis’s new doctoral studies in leadership and is teaching courses on development and learning, instructional strategies, and performance-based assessment.