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Dianne Alexander
Faculty, School of Education

Teaching at Cairn since 1996

Dianne Alexander


  • EdD in Curriculum and Instruction, Nova Southeastern University
  • MS in Instructional Systems, The Pennsylvania State University
  • MS in Counseling, Cairn University
  • BS in Bible, Cairn University
  • Certifications: PA elementary education (K-6), Special Education (N-12), and ACSI (K–8)


Dr.  Dianne Alexander teaches teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in educational assessment, child and human development, and language arts & mathematics methods. She has over 20 years of experience in teaching at all grade levels in Christian, public, and private schools.

Additional Information

Academic Specialties & Interests:

  • Curricular assessment with an emphasis on clear criteria and differentiation practices
  • teaching, assessing, and disciplining students, informed by students’ developmental lives
  • language arts integration
  • problem-based mathematics instruction


  • Faculty member of the Year


  • Integrating Socio-emotional and Moral Development within Early Childhood Education