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Jordan Lukins

Assistant Teaching Professor

Coordinator, Special Education Add-On Licensure

Teacher Education and Learning Sciences

Poe Hall 317J

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Dr. Jordan Lukins is an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences (TELS) at NC State University. She teaches courses in both the elementary education and special education program areas and coordinates the undergraduate special education add-on licensure program.

Dr. Lukins is a former North Carolina special educator with teaching experience in separate, resource, and inclusive settings as well as school district leadership and professional development in the areas of autism and low incidence disabilities. She is committed to the collaborative preparation of general education and special education teachers. Dr. Lukins’ courses prioritize developing general educators’ skills and dispositions to lead inclusive classrooms and developing special educators’ expertise in specially designed instruction and support. Her scholarly interests include teacher beliefs about disability and attitudes toward inclusion, the integration of critical disability studies in teacher education, and the social validity of evidence-based practices.


Ph.D. Education (Applied Developmental Science and Special Education) UNC Chapel Hill

M.A.Ed. Special Education East Carolina University

B.A. Elementary and Special Education Elon University


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