Palm Beach County teacher and Lynn Ed.D. student recognized

Reid-Thomas was recently named a CPED Research Fellow and is a member of Lynn’s inaugural Ed.D. cohort
Palm Beach County teacher and Lynn Ed.D. student recognized The 2011 CPED Fellows: (left to right) Jaime Stacy, Julie Thompson, Nicole Marsh, Deidre Reid-Thomas, Regina Zurbano, Michael Riskus and Lori Mueller

Published Aug. 16, 2011

Deidre Reid-Thomas, a teacher in the Palm Beach County School District, is pursuing her Ed.D. at Lynn University, a doctoral degree with a concentration on Educational Leadership K-12. As a member of Lynn’s inaugural Ed.D. cohort, she began the Ed.D. in August of 2009 and will graduate in May of this year.

Recently, Reid-Thomas was one of seven individuals nationwide to be named a 2011 Carnegie Project of the Education Doctorate (CPED) Research Fellow. In this role, she will organize, analyze and report on data in the signature learning processes, learning environments and patterns of engagement of faculty and candidates in Ed.D. programs that participate in CPED.

“My interests lie in curriculum development,” said Reid-Thomas. “As a result, my capstone involves building a curriculum based on the story of the SS St. Louis Legacy Project.”

In 2008, Reid-Thomas earned her masters degree in Educational Leadership from Lynn. To read more about Reid-Thomas, please see her biography on the CPED webpage.