Lisa Reburn
State Authorization Compliance Director
Magnolia Office Plaza, Suite 200
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Fax: 205-975-4240

Miscellaneous Information

Dr. Lisa Reburn joined the inaugural staff of the Division of eLearning and Professional Studies in April 2013. Lisa currently serves as the State Authorization Compliance Director, overseeing all state authorization related activities for the university.

Lisa came to UAB from the University of North Alabama where she served as the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Coordinator. She previously worked at UAB as a full-time faculty member from 2007-2011, serving as the Director of a graduate certification program within the School of Optometry. Lisa was the principal investigator and administrator of a federal personnel preparation grant during that same time. Lisa has nearly 30 years of experience in education.

Lisa has been deeply involved in the founding and development of several philanthropic projects, including a non-profit foundation, three projects involving the Alabama Governor’s office, programs to assist traumatized children, and advocacy efforts working with medical organizations to reduce morbidity and mortality of newborns.

Reburn holds a B.S. in Elementary Education from Southeastern University. She has a M.A. in Special Education, Visual Impairments from Florida State University, and a master’s level certification in Educational Administration from the University of North Alabama. She earned her Ph.D. in Education, with an emphasis in Special Education, from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. She also holds several other relevant certifications and endorsements.