A headshot of Lynette Brown, with posters and a plant behind her.

Art Education (MAT)

Lynette Brown, NBCT (national board-certified teacher), is adjunct professor of Program Design and Methods: Secondary in Art Education. As a visual arts educator who engages in reflective teaching practice and inquiry, she focuses on transformative art educational spaces where student voices and cultures are at the forefront.


Lynette Brown is a native Philadelphian, a graduate of Temple University's Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, and a University of the Arts alum. Brown has taught art to many students during her career in the School District of Philadelphia.


  • During 25 years of service in the School District of Philadelphia, Brown worked with school-age students, supporting and guiding numerous pre-service student art teachers. 

  • She has engaged in numerous partnerships and collaborations, such as facilitating the Philadelphia Writing Project for several summers with teachers of all subject areas from around the region. Brown has also served as an advisory board member for the Barnes Foundation, Moore College of Art and other city organizations.

  • Brown earned her National Board of Professional Standards certification in 2012.

Awards & Accolades

Brown was named the School District of Philadelphia Art Department Art Teacher of the Year in 2017.