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Lisa Silmser

Job Title

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor
    Education K-12 (M.A.), Graduate School

Started at Bethel



  • Bethel University - B.A., 1992
  • Bethel University - M.Ed., 1996
  • Bethel University - 2015, Ed. D.


Lisa is grateful to have been called to the ministry of teaching. She keeps current on K-12 practices by remaining in the classroom and readily shares practical expertise and stories from her experiences in a variety of settings, including teaching special education students in an online school. She teaches in the MAT, Special Education and M.A. in K-12 Education programs.

Courses Taught

·  EDUC621 Foundations of Education

·  EDUC730 Introduction to Differentiation and Responsive Teaching

·  EDUC755 Writing the Master’s Thesis

·  EDUC594 Methods of Effective Instruction

·  EDUC630 General Teaching Methods

·  EDUC614 Educational Research

·  SPED618 Foundations of Instructional Strategies for Teaching Students with Mild to Moderate Disabilities

·  SPED631 Responsive Instruction, Intervention and Assessment

·  SPED625 Special Education Planning and Programming

Past Courses:

·  EDUC685 Methods of Teaching Communication Arts and Literature

·  EDUC604 Introduction to Theories and Practices of Teaching and Learning

·  EDUC668 EBD Practicum and EDUC669 LD Practicum

·  EDUC490 Student Teaching Block

·  EDUC497 Student Teaching Seminar for Secondary Language Arts

Certificates and Licenses

Teaching License in: Secondary Language Arts 7-12, Emotional/Behavioral Disorders K-12, Specific Learning Disabilities K-12, Communication Arts and Literature 5-12