Tess Gates Lane

Director, Seton Teaching Fellows

Tess Lane is the Director of Seton Teaching Fellows. Prior to joining Seton, Tess developed and piloted the Ursuline Charism course for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' Curriculum at Sacred Heart Academy in Louisville, KY, where she also taught psychology. Tess completed the University of Portland’s Pacific Alliance for Catholic Education (P.A.C.E.) Service through Teaching Program at St. Joseph Catholic School in Ogden, UT, where she taught underserved kindergarten, middle school, and high school students reading, social studies, and religion. While teaching, Tess developed a primary source-driven curriculum to promote critical-thinking skills for English Language Learners, conducted a research project on vestibular stimulation as a catalyst for self-regulation in the classroom, and coached soccer. Tess was also an instructor at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah, where she co-taught a media and education elective course. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and history from Centre College and a master of arts in teaching from the University of Portland.