Jan Weiss

Associate Dean, School of Education & Associate Professor of Education

Jan Weiss

Office Location:Hauge Administration Building

  • Professional
  • Biography


  • Ph.D., Education, Stanford University, 1991
  • M.S., Stanford University, 1982
  • B.A., Lewis & Clark College, 1978

Areas of Emphasis or Expertise

  • Curriculum and Instruction


Dr. Weiss received her doctorate in education from Stanford University in 1991 and has been teaching in the undergraduate program in the PLU Education Department since 2003. With expertise in the areas of curriculum and instruction, Dr. Weiss works closely with students in the field. She also collaborates with the Clover Park School district planning, facilitating and teaching their Mentor College and beginning teacher program. Dr. Weiss also works with teachers in a local alternative high school as a facilitator for a Positive Behavior Support grant from the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction. Dr. Weiss has recently given presentations focused on using an evidence-based assessment of competence in pre-service teacher education programs at the American Educational Research Association and the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education.