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.


“My online discussion boards offer me contact with other colleagues to discuss ideas, problems, and means of implementation for the curriculum.”

Jeannie Dyke
Reading Specialist
SY Jackson Elementary School