Lisa Kuh, Ph.D.

Senior Specialist: Teacher Education and Training

Lisa Porter Kuh, Ph.D. has over twenty-five years of classroom experience and has been a teacher educator at the undergraduate and graduate level. She is a Head Teacher at the renowned Eliot-Pearson Children’s School at Tufts University as well as a researcher and lecturer at Tufts. Her research examines how teachers transfer professional development experiences into practice and the importance of collaborative structures to bolster teacher learning.

She is also the Co-Principal Investigator on the Natural Playground Project, a research endeavor which looks at the impact of outdoor environmental design on children’s play. Dr. Kuh is also a national Critical Friends Group coach, facilitation training for teacher leaders. After graduating from Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia with a degree in Early Childhood and Montessori Education she earned an Ed.M. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in Human Development and has Ph.D. from the University of Washington in Teacher Education.