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Washington State University
College of Education

Jim Lehmann

Jim Lehmann

Adjunct Faculty
curriculum and instruction

Tri-cities campus
2710 University DR
Richland, WA  99354-1671


Teaching/professional interests

Lehmann teaches undergraduate courses at WSU specializing in elementary curriculum. In addition he teaches and writes online graduate-level courses for University of Wisconsin-Stout as well as Walden University. He specializes in instructional/educational technology.

Research interests

Jim Lehmann is president and CEO of the non-profit Foundation for Center for Research of Whales, the main focus of which is education. The foundation is also associated with whale, dolphin, coral, aviary and archeological research and the preservation of knowledge in and around the coastal regions of Ecuador. Lehmann works with Ecuadorian biologists on whale research, promotes environmental education in Ecuador, and is the liason between college interns from the U.S. and locals in Ecuador.

Recent accomplishments

  • Elected to board of directors, Walla Walla School District 140.
  • Presented at the 23rd Annual Distant Learning and Teaching Conference in Madison, WI. Title of Presentation: The Benefits of VoIP in Online Graduate Level Courses.”
  • Washington State Teacher of the Year finalist – 2003

Educational background

  • Ed.D., Walden University, 2007
  • M.Ed., City University of Seattle, 2000
  • B.S., Central Washington University, 1978