Dr. Lorraine Doran


  • 2017 University of the Cumberlands
  • 2008 Tusculum University
  • 2000 Bryan College


  • Tennessee Teaching License (K-8)
  • ASCI Licensure

Research Interests

  • Adult Learning and Leadership Current trends in K-12 settings

Publications, Presentations, or Scholarly Works

  • Dissertation entitled “A Quantitative Examination of Principals’ Leadership Styles and Adult Learning Orientation in K-12 Settings in Tennessee”
  • Professional Development Presentation on Teaching Strategies and Increasing Parent Involvement in Elim Christian School in Lima, Peru
  • Co-Presentor at Rhea County Academy in Dayton, TN Reading Strategies for Parents

What year did you begin teaching at TFC?


What courses do you teach at TFC?

  • Curriculum and Assessment
  • Classroom Management
  • Creative Arts and Motor Skills
  • ELE 333 Content Methods I
  • ELE 343 Content Methods II

When I’m away from the classroom, I enjoy…

  • Reading
  • Spending time with friends and family
  • Traveling to the beach
  • Watching my children participate in extracurricular activities

Favorite verses/quotations

Micah 6:8 (ESV)

“He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?”

“I have come to the frightening conclusion that I am the decisive element. It is my personal approach that creates the climate. It is my daily mood that makes the weather. I possess tremendous power to make life miserable or joyous. I can be a tool of torture or an instrument of inspiration, I can humiliate or humor, hurt or heal. In all situations, it is my response that decides whether a crisis is escalated or de-escalated, and a person is humanized or de-humanized.” -Haim G. Ginott

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