ABOUT OUR FACULTY

Founded by former university faculty and researchers, Learning Sciences International employs only the most highly qualified professionals as staff developers—those with extensive real-world classroom experience.

Lorah Neville

Lorah Neville

Ms. Lorah Neville began teaching middle school with a degree in Elementary Education. In 1996, she earned her Masters in Educational Leadership then served as a K-5 assistant principal, K-6 principal. She went on to serve as a K-12 Director of Curriculum and K-8 Executive Director for curriculum, assessment, technology, special education as well as principals. Finally, Ms. Neville was chosen as a K-8 Superintendent.

Through her many roles, Ms. Neville delivered professional development and was responsible for school improvement planning and implementation, evaluation of support staff, teachers, instructional coaches, site and district administrators. She implemented and used the Marzano Focused Teacher Evaluation Model, School Leader Evaluation and District Leader Evaluation tools in both large and small district settings. Ms. Neville also planned and facilitated school and district-based change efforts K-12.

Ms. Neville has taught both undergraduate and graduate courses as well as supervised teaching practicum students in the field. Ms. Neville believes every student can and should learn and knows that takes great teachers and leaders. She remains committed to realizing that vision.

Today, Ms. Neville is an adjunct faculty member at Arizona State University and Northern Arizona University working with international visiting principals and pre-service teaching students. She also serves as a professional developer with Learning Sciences International. Additionally, Ms. Neville stays active in her community as a current member of the City of Chandler Cultural Foundation Board and vice president of the Kyrene Educational Foundation.