Lynette Elwyn

Lynette Elwyn, MS

Visiting Assistant Professor of MAT

School of Education


Lynette Elwyn joined the Master of Arts in teaching (MAT) program as a visiting assistant professor in 2016, after serving as adjunct professor in 2015. She enjoys working with teaching candidates, whose unique characteristics and perspectives for the education profession are an inspiration to her. As a cohort leader, Lynette has been privileged to watch students build connections and provide meaningful support to one another. Together, teaching candidates, instructors and staff enjoy a rich and engaging preparation experience for meeting the needs of diverse students in today’s classrooms!

Prior to working at George Fox, Lynette was a middle and elementary teacher in Oregon, California, and Minnesota. Her experiences include staff development and teacher training in Minnesota and Oregon. She has provided site council training for elementary, middle, and high school leaders throughout the state.

In addition to her work at George Fox, Lynette has initiated and directed a teacher induction program at Twality Middle School in Tigard. 

She and her husband Reed live in Tualatin. Their daughter Alaina, a George Fox University undergraduate student, lives in Newberg; two other grown children currently reside in Portland and Bellingham, Washington.


MS, Education, Portland State University, 1988

BA, Elementary Education, Portland State University, 1980

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