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April Lawrence

Director of Field & Clinical Experiences

Office: 3050
Phone: (757) 221-1450
Email: [[adlawrence]]
Areas of Expertise: Teacher Education, Professional Development, Curriculum Development, Instructional Design, Educational Technology


Dr. April Lawrence is the Director of Field & Clinical Experiences in the School of Education. April was a high school English teacher for 10 years before transitioning to William & Mary. In addition to high school and college teaching, April has worked as a course developer, curriculum reviewer, education analyst, and instructional designer in both secondary and post-secondary settings.

Ed.D. in Educational Policy, Planning and Leadership, William & Mary (2017)
M.A. in Culture & Communication, University of East Anglia (2000)
B.A. in English, Virginia Tech (1997)

Activities and Honors

Colonial CASA Board of Directors & Secretary (2021-2022)

Emerging Scholar Award in K12 Online & Blended Learning, SITE (2020)

W&M Woman of Influence (2020)

Dean's Staff Award for Service and Commitment (2017)

Bon Secour Memorial College of Nursing Community Advisory Board (2016-2017)