Lauri Herrmann-Ginsberg

Primary office:
340 Joseph R. Pearson Hall

Lauri Herrmann-Ginsberg, lecturer, joined the Department of Curriculum and Teaching in the fall of 2005. Previously she had worked as an Instructional Designer and Lecturer at Colorado State University and as an English teacher in a public high school. She received a BA in English with Education from Presbyterian College in 1984, an ML from the College of Library and Information Science at the University of South Carolina in 1989, and an Ed.D. also from the University of South Carolina in 1997.

Her primary areas of interest are in Undergraduate Teacher Education focusing on Student Teaching and Student Internships programs. She currently serves as the Field Coordinator for the student teaching program at KU working with as many of 10 university supervisors and upwards of 120+ students each semester. Additionally she teaches curriculum courses in the areas of middle and high school programs.

Academic Degrees

  • Ed.D, Curriculum & Instruction, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, 1996
  • ML, Librarianship - school media, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, 1989
  • B.A., English w/ Education, Presbyterian College, Clinton, South Carolina, 1984


Secondary English Education

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3.35: average GPA of students admitted to teacher education program
All teacher education programs accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
All teacher education programs accredited by the Kansas State Department of Education
Alumni have been named Kansas Teacher of the Year
Alumni have received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and the Horizon Award