Dr. Lillian Hartmann is a clinical faculty member in English language arts for Urban Teachers in Dallas-Fort Worth. She previously served as the leadership development director for the Teaching Trust, a program that builds and empowers leaders in urban schools. In that role, she coached school administrators and educational teams. She holds a doctorate in curriculum instruction and linguistics from the University of North Texas and a masters in English as a second language and reading from Texas Wesleyan University. Dr. Hartmann has extensive teaching and coaching experience in varied K-12 educational institutions and in higher education. An ardent advocate of strong teaching as a route to educational equity, she works to help fledgling teachers use data to better understand their students’ needs.
• University of North Texas, Denton, TX, Doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction, Minor in Linguistics
Dissertation Research Title: An Examination of Math Teachers Use of Student Data in Correlation with Student Performance.
• Texas Wesleyan University, Fort Worth, TX, Master of Arts in Education, Concentration in Second Language Education and Culture Concentration in Reading (Reading Specialist/Master Reading Teacher)
Ethnographic research in Second Language Acquisition (SLA)
• University of Dallas, Irving, TX, Bachelor of Arts in Education
• Urban Teachers, Dallas-Fort Worth, Clinical Faculty in Secondary English Language Arts, 2017-present
• Teaching Trust, Leadership Development Director/Aspiring Leaders Program, Dallas, 2014-2017
• Adjunct Instructor, Literacy/Teacher Education Department, University of Dallas, Irving, TX, Dante Institute, 2009, 2010
• Head of Committee for Texas Wesleyan/Brazil English Immersion Program, 2007-2008
• ESL instructor, Texas Wesleyan University, Fort Worth, 2008
• English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Instructor, Methodist University Piracicaba (UNIMEP), Piracicaba, Brazil, International Department, 2006, 2007
Other professional positions
• Instructional Math Specialist, Birdville Independent School District Haltom City, TX, 2013-2014
• Curriculum & Instruction Department, Mathematics/Content Specialist (Title I/Response to Intervention), O. H. Stowe Elementary, Birdville Independent School District Haltom City, TX, 2008- 2013
• Developmental Writing Teacher, O. H. Stowe Elementary, Birdville Independent School District, Haltom City, TX, 2001-2008
• Mary E.J. Wells Scholarship, University of North Texas, 2010-2011
• Mary D. Walsh Scholarship, University of North Texas, 2009-2010
• College of Education Academic Scholarship, University of North Texas, 2009, 2010
• College of Education Academic Scholarship, Texas Wesleyan University, 2006, 2007
Research, Publications, Presentations
• Hartmann, L; Hayata, C, & Woods, C. (February 14, 2015). An Elementary Coaching Program Utilizes a Systematic Approach to Raise Math Achievement on Standardized Tests. Association of Teacher Educators’ 92nd Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas. (Working paper).
• Hartmann, L. (2010) A Study Concerning the Perspective of Texas Superintendents on Foreign Language Education in Elementary Schools and Comparison of Foreign Language Programs Existing in Two International Schools.
• Hartmann, L. (2010) An Examination of Math Teachers Use of Student Data in Correlation with Student Performance.
• Hartmann, L. (October 9, 2010) An Alternative Proposal for Bilingual Education.
Paper presentation at the American Association of Teaching and Curriculum, 17th Annual Conference in St. Louis. (Working paper).
• Hartmann, L. (Spring 2007). Monolingual America – ripe for a change. Wesleyan Graduate Review. 5(1), p. 3-6. Fort Worth.
• Curtin, A. & Hartmann, L. (2007). Teacher Preparation Programs and the Cultural Exchange Experience. Presentation at the Tex TESOL V Conference at Mountain View Community College, Dallas.
• Hartmann, L. (July, 2006). TESOL a Global and Educational Association. Presentation at the international cultural program at Methodist University of Piracicaba (UNIMEP) in Sao Paulo state, Brazil.
• Hartmann, L. (2006). Bilingualism and FLES Programs, An Alternative Proposal for Bilingual Education. Paper presentation at regional conference of Tex TESOL V at North Lake College, Irving, TX.
• Hartmann, L. (February, 2006). Bilingualism Alternative Within a Contemporary Curriculum. Paper presentation at College Day Forum at Texas Wesleyan University, Fort Worth.