Dr. Leann Taylor


Dr. Leann  Taylor


Senior Lecturer


Curriculum and Instruction: Instructional Leadership

Email Address:


(931) 372-3783


Bartoo Hall 222, BOX 5042


Leann Taylor was born in Nashville, Tennessee, on December 8, 1971. She attended St. Joseph Catholic School from grades kindergarten through 8th grade and graduated in 1990 from Father Ryan High School in Nashville. The following August she entered Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville Tennessee and received a Bachelors of Science in Education in 1997, Masters in Curriculum and Instruction in 1999, and Educational Specialist in 2002. She re-entered Tennessee Technological University in August 2012 and received a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Exceptional Learning, with a concentration in Literacy, in Summer 2016.

Degrees and Certifications

  • PhD, School Administrators Perspectives, Tennessee Tech University
  • MA, Curriculum and Instruction, Tennessee Tech University

Teaching, Research, and Professional Interest

Transformational leadership • School administration • Collaboration with diverse community stakeholders • Teacher education • Evidence-based practices of school leadership