Lynette N. Tannis

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Independent Education Consultant

Hamilton, New Jersey

Lynette N. Tannis began her career as an educator 19 years ago. She has served in myriad capacities in traditional and charter school settings, including classroom teacher, literacy coordinator and school/district administrator.

For the past six years, Lynette has been researching juvenile justice education and recently published Educating Incarcerated Youth: Exploring the Impact of Relationships, Expectations, Resources and Accountability. As an independent education consultant, some of her work includes the provision of principal coaching and leadership support for the Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings (CEEAS).

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Posted Mar. 16, 2015

Incarcerated or Free, Every Child Deserves a High-Quality Education

If I were to say that every child in our nation deserves a high-quality education, I don’t think there would…

By Lynette N. Tannis

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Posted May 17, 2017

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Posted May 23, 2017

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Posted May 23, 2017

Here’s Some Suggested Reading for Our Trash-Talking Secretary of Education

You hear a lot these days—especially in the Trump era—about how broken, antiquated and just generally messed up public education is in our country. Just…

By Michael Vaughn

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