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Keith LambertKeith Lambert

Associate Professor
300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: 509.777.4278
Fax: 509.777.None listed
Office Location: Dixon Hall 308


  • Ed.D. George Fox University
  • M.Ed. Seattle Pacific University
  • B.A. Whitworth College
  • A.A. Mt. Hood Community College

Year Joined Whitworth Faculty


Areas of Specialization / Expertise

Social justice in education; secondary education instruction and leadership; edTPA planning; research; instruction; Strengthsquest;

Selected Publications / Presentations / Honors


  • Lambert, K., Girtz, S. (2016). "How do you talk to a politician about the edTPA? Advocacy through inquiry and social justice around high stakes assessment." Chapter in Teacher Performance Assessment and Accountability Reforms: The Impacts of edTPA on Teaching and Schools.  Palgrave/McMillan – In Press


  • Lambert, K., (February, 2016) Advocacy through collaboration and research that aligns with mission: The universities, the edTPA and state lawmakers. Presentation to AILACTE Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Lambert, K., Keller, D. McKenna, C. (December, 2015) Creating a climate of collaboration: How three teacher preparation programs implement the edTPA. Presentation to Washington Educational Research Association. Seattle, WA.
  • Lambert, K., Girtz, S., Johnson, C. (December, 2015) Advocacy about edTPA: Engaging to Inform Policy and Practice. Presentation to Learning Forward Annual Conference. Washington D.C.
  • Lambert, K., Girtz, S. (November 2015) Counter-Narratives of Teacher Performance Assessment (edTPA). Panel Presentation to American Educational Studies Association. San Antonio, TX.
  • Lambert, K. (March 2015) Implementation and Educative Experience with the edTPA in Washington State. Presentation to edTPA Southeast Regional Summit Planning Team. Savannah, GA.
  • Lambert, K., Girtz, S.,(February 2015) Inquiry, Advocacy, and Partnership: The Engagement of TPP’s to Address Just Practices Connected to the edTPA. Paper Presentation to International Globalization, Diversity and Education Conference, Spokane, WA.
  • Lambert, K., Girtz, S. (March, 2014). Using edTPA Data Across Two University to Develop Lines of Inquiry for improvement and Advocacy. Presentation to AILACTE Annual Conference. Indianapolis, IN.    


  •  2016 AILACTE Scholar Award