211 Graduate Education Building
College of Education and Health Professions
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Phone: (479) 575-3773
Fax: (479) 575-3196
Lynn Woodworth is an Arkansas native originally from Harrison. He graduated in 1992 with a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from Arkansas Tech University. After graduating, Lynn enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. He served on active duty with the Marines as an Arabic linguist for six years achieving the rank of Sergeant and earning numerous awards including the Navy Achievement Medal. In fall of 1998, Lynn accepted a position as band director for the Mansfield school district where he taught band and general music for 11 years. Under his direction, Mansfield’s band and students earned numerous Excellent and Superior ratings. Lynn has earned his Master of Education in Educational Leadership through the Center for Leadership and Learning at Arkansas Tech.
Lynn’s areas of interest include longitudinal evaluation of educational outcomes, academic curriculum, and educational choice.
- Mansfield Public Schools, Band Director, Dec 1998 – June 2009
- United States Marine Corps, Arabic Crypto-linguist, November 1992 – August 1998
University of Arkansas
- Ph.D. in Education Policy
Arkansas Tech University
- M.Ed. Education Leadership, 2009
- B.A. Music Education, Magna Cum Laude, 1992
Selected Awards and Honors
- Distinguished Doctoral Fellow, University of Arkansas, 2009 – present
- Outstanding Doctoral Student, Department of Education Reform, University of Arkansas, 2011
- Navy Achievement Medal, 1998
- William C. and Myonia Pinson Scholarship, 1987-1992
- Kingsbury Center Data Award, 2010
Published and Unpublished Works
- J. Woodworth, J. Dean, J. Shuls, C. Rose, N. Jensen, G. Ritter. (2010). “Outstanding Educational Performance Awards: Highlighting High Achieving Arkansas Schools, 2010,” Unpublished.
- S. Stotsky, with J. Traffas and J. Woodworth. “Literary Study in Grades 9, 10, and 11: A National Survey,” (Spring 2010). Monograph published as Forum 4. Boston: Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers.
- S. Stotsky and J. Woodworth. (2010) “The Public Forums in Arkansas on Common Core’s March Draft Standards,” Unpublished.
- ”Book Review: Breaking Glass,” Charter School Monthly, March 2010.
Presentations to Professional Associations
- Woodworth, J., Lo, W., McGee, J., and Jensen, N. (2011). The Impact of Selection of Student Achievement Measurement Instrument on Teacher Value-added Measures. Presented at Association for Education Finance and Policy.