Faculty & Staff SpotlightLynn Gehrke

Dr. Lynn Gehrke

Chair - Department of Undergraduate Teacher Education

Dr. Lynn Gehrke, alumna and education faculty member (B.A. ’79, M.A.Ed. ’98), is a professional educator with more than 20 years of experience teaching learners at all levels, from Pre-K through the collegiate ranks. She has been preparing future educators at Concordia since 1999. Dr. Gehrke specializes in elementary and early childhood education. She coordinated Concordia’s Online Early Childhood Education online programs from 1999 – 2014. Currently, she is the Chair of the Department of Undergraduate Teacher Education and Coordinator of the K-6 Licensure Program.

ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS

  • Ph.D., Curriculum & Instruction, University of Minnesota (2004)
  • M.A.Ed., Early Childhood Education, Concordia University, St. Paul (1998)
  • B.A., Elementary Education, Concordia College, St. Paul (1979)
  • Minnesota Elementary Education teaching licensure
  • Minnesota Pre-Kindergarten Education teaching licensure

ACADEMIC FOCUS

  • Educational Leadership
  • Teacher Professional Development
  • Curriculum & Instruction
  • Assessment in P-6 Classrooms