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Lara Bronson, Ed.D.

Assistant Dean/Chair, School of Education
Associate Professor of Education
Teacher Licensure Officer

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Nazareth Hall, N3008
3003 Snelling Avenue North
St. Paul, MN 55113


Dr. Lara Bronson serves as the Assistant Dean/Chair at University of Northwestern – St. Paul in the School of Education. She teaches undergraduate students in both the Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education programs. She also teaches in Northwestern’s MAED program.

Courses she has taught at the University include Family School Relations, Language Arts Content and Teaching Strategies, Language Arts and Literature, Kindergarten Methods and the Primary Learner, and Organizational Models of the Field.

Other professional involvements include supervising student teachers, advising Education majors, leading student trips to Haiti, and serving on the Disability Office for Support Services committee.

Bronson received her Doctorate of Education from Bethel University, with her dissertation research focusing on family literacy.

Prior to coming to Northwestern, Bronson taught kindergarten in the Twin Cities. She is currently a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children and serves as President Elect of the Minnesota Kindergarten Association.

Her interests include reading, children’s literature, game nights, running & being outdoors, musical theater, and spending time with her husband and two daughters.

Specialty Areas

  • Kindergarten Methods and Strategies
  • Curriculum and Instruction

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