Jeri Watts, EdD

Associate Professor
Program Director, Undergraduate Curriculum and Instruction


Dr. Jeri Watts is originally from the Lynchburg area, growing up first on a farm in the Bedford area, then moving to the city itself.

Prior to joining the Lynchburg College faculty in 2006, Dr. Watts worked in the Lexington City Schools division for twenty-seven years. Among her roles were Title I teacher (reading specialist) and coordinator and instructional support teacher.


  • BA in Health and Physical Education, College of William and Mary
  • Master's in Reading, University of Virginia
  • EdD in Elementary Education, University of Virginia

Professional Interests

Dr. Watts' primary interest is in the reading/writing connection. Additionally, she has published a number of short stories in small literary journals and a picture book, Keepers, in 1997 with Lee and Low publishers in New York.

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