Laurynn Evans - Professional Biography


Doctor of Education (Ed.D), Seattle Pacific University, 2009, dissertation topic: Impact of Situated Metacognition on Student Achievement (quantitative study and analysis)

Executive Leadership Certificate (WA State superintendent credential), 2007

Administrative Certificate WA State (principal/leadership credential), 2003

M.A. in Humanities, The University of Texas, 1998, thesis topic: Analysis of Holocaust Studies in the American High School Curriculum

B.A. in History and Government (double-major), French minor, and teaching credential, The University of Texas, 1994

Professional Background:

Owner/Principal, Marigold Makers Consulting - executive coaching and strategic services

Owner/Principal, Laurynn Evans Consulting

Superintendent, North Kitsap School District

Assistant (Deputy) Head of School, The Francis Parker School, San Diego.

Executive Director of Talent Development, The Singapore American School, Singapore

Principal, Rose Hill Junior High School and Stella Schola Middle School, Lake Washington School District, Redmond WA

Assistant Principal, Kamiak High School, Mukilteo School District, Mukilteo WA

Dean of Students and Educator in Humanities, Skyline High School, Issaquah WA

Educator, Williams High School and Plano East Senior High School, Plano TX

Other Professional Interests:

I am a published author in numerous scholarly journals and school leadership periodicals.

I am also published in several dive-related periodicals with several articles in “Quest”.

My first book “Teaching, Learning and Assessment Together” was published in May 2010. I am currently writing my second book.

Regular speaking engagements both on educational and dive-related topics around the world.

I am an avid learner and researcher, usually reading 2-3 books at one time. And sometimes listening to a 4th one when commuting or flying.

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