Our facilitators are the key to the PBS TeacherLine experience. All are highly qualified teachers who have been peer-selected and hold master's degrees. All have taken PBS TeacherLine's rigorous Online Facilitation Training program.

Facilitators closely monitor the courses and are available for support and guidance so that even novice computer users feel comfortable taking an online course. PBS TeacherLine facilitators are experts in their field and are dedicated to ensuring the quality of the courses.

Meet Shirley Lukenbill, one of PBS TeacherLine's many talented facilitators:

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Shirley Lukenbill is a Lecturer in the School of Information at the University of Texas at Austin where she has been teaching in the field of Children's Literature for the past 28 years.


“I believe the exchange between teachers and administrators is a great untapped resource. PBS TeacherLine is a great medium for this type of collaboration to take place.”

Wayne Rodolfich
Gautier High School
District Administrator of the Year, 2004