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Lisa Barron

Lisa Barron


College of Education

  • Tennessee State University, Ed.D, (Curriculum and Instruction/Leadership)
  • Austin Peay State University, Ed.S. (Elementary Education)
  • Austin Peay State University, M.M. (Music Education/Elementary Education)
  • Union University, B.M. (Music Education)
  • Director of Teacher Education and Partnerships
  • edTPA Coordinator
  • edTPA National Academy Consultant
  • CAEP National Site Visitor
  • edTPA
  • Performance-based assessments
  • Teacher preparation


  1. Chandler, P., & Barron, L. (Eds.). (under contract). Rethinking school-university partnerships: A new way forward. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
  2. Barron, L. (Ed.). (2019). A practical guide for edTPA implementation: Lessons from the field. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.


  1. Barron, L., & Chandler, P. (in press). Partnerships as innovative practices in teacher education. In L. Makewa (Ed.), Theoretical and practical approaches to innovation in higher education. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
  2. Cheryl, L., Morris, L., Barron, L. (in press). Developing university-school partnerships to support rural education. In C. Greene, B. Zulgelder, and J. Manner (Eds), Handbook of research on leadership and advocacy for children and families in rural poverty. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
  3. Barron, L. (2019) More than a score. In L. Barron (Ed.), A practical guide for edTPA Implementation and success. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
  4. Bruster, B. and Barron, L. (2019) edTPA curriculum mapping: providing the roadmap to success. In L. Barron (Ed.), A practical guide for edTPA implementation and success. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
  5. Barron, L. (2019) Candidate success – providing effective support strategies for edTPA. In K. Winter, H. Pinter, and M. Watson (Eds.), Performance-Based Assessment in 21st Century Teacher Education. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-8353-0


  1. Barron, L. (2018). Implementing edTPA as a meaningful assessment. Journal of Social Sciences Research, 1, pp 69-72.
  2. Rogers, D., Barron, L. (2015). The science edTPA: Emphasis on inquiry. Teacher Education Journal of South Carolina, 15(1).
  3. Barron, L. (2015). Preparing pre-service teachers for performance assessments. Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education, 3(2).
  4. Barron, L., Wells, L. (2013). Transitioning to the real world through problem-based learning: A collaborative approach to teacher preparation. Journal of Learning in Higher Education, 9(2).
  5. Barron, L., Preston-Sabin, J., Kennedy, D. (2013). PBL for the pre-service teacher. SRATE Journal, 22(2).