Meet Lynne Shea

lynne shea

Education

  • M.A. English, Middlebury College
  • B.A. English/Education, Dartmouth College


Professional Presentations & Publications

  • The Landmark College Guides to Instruction for Students with Learning Disabilities, series editor, Landmark College (2003).
  • Teaching in the Disciplines: Classroom Instruction for Students with Learning Disabilities, co-editor, Landmark College (2003).
  • Understanding Learning Disabilities at the Postsecondary Level, co-editor Landmark College (2003).
  • "Understanding Legal Issues and Accommodations: Suggestions for Faculty," in Understanding Learning Disabilities at the Postsecondary Level, Landmark College (2003).
  • "Gender Issues and Comorbidity: Considerations for Service Providers," in Rethinking AD/HD, Advantage Books (Bethesda, MD - 1998).
  • Rethinking the Writing Classroom: "Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners," in Developmental Education: Meeting Diverse Student Needs, co-author, National Association of Developmental Education (Morrow GA - 1998).
  • "Neurodiversity and the Composition Classroom," Teaching English at The Two Year College, New England Annual Conference (Portland, ME - November 2011).
  • "Learning Differences in the New Age:  What Writing Teachers Need To Know," Teaching English at The Two Year College, New England Annual Conference (Washington, D.C. - November 2010).
  • "Addressing Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Executive Function Challenges in the First-Year Program,"invited pre-conference workshop, co-presenter, National Conference on the First Year Experience, National Resource Center for the First Year Experience and Students in Transition (Orlando, FL - February 2009).
  • "Executive Function and the First Year Transition," co-presenter, International Conference on the First Year Experience, National Resource Center for the First Year Experience and Students in Transition (Dublin, Ireland - June 2008).
  • "Transition for Students with AD/HD: Challenges and Opportunities," co-presenter, 18th Annual Postsecondary Disability Training Institute Conference (Burlington, VT - June 2006).


Professional Background

  • Landmark College:
    • Director, Transition to College Summer Program (2006, 2007).
    • Executive Director, Landmark College Institute for Research and Training (2000-2002).
    • Interim Director, U.S. Department of Education Title III Strengthening Institutions Grant Project (2000-2002).
    • Project Director, U.S. Department of Education: Ensuring Students with Disabilities Receive a Quality Higher Education Demonstration Project (2000-2002).
    • Chair, Department of Humanities and Arts (1994-1996).
  • Women's Resource Center: Founding Director (1997-1999).


Roles at Landmark

  • English Department Co-Chair
  • Faculty Senate Vice Chair
  • Associate Professor of English


Academic Interests

  • Executive Functioning and ADHD
  • ASD and Writing
  • The Transition to College and First-Year Curriculum
  • Women and ADHD