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Sharon L. Lunn

Sharon L. Lunn

Technical Assistance Specialist


Salem College
Sociology/Social Welfare,
Winston-Salem State University

Area(s) of Work

Biographical Statement 

Sharon Lunn, MEd, is a technical assistance specialist currently serving within the Trohanis Technical Assistance Projects at the UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute. She provides technical assistance to support states in building high-quality systems that implement evidence-based practices related to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) early childhood requirements. Lunn has more than 20 years of experience in early intervention (EI) and early childhood special education (ECSE). Entering the field as a classroom teacher, and case manager, her progressive experience has led to various leadership roles in both the public and private sectors. In that span, she has previously served as an early childhood program administrator, regional quality improvement coordinator, and state-level consultant/TA specialist. Lunn is a certified counselor/educator and has worked to ensure optimal outcomes for young children of diverse populations and their families in an array of service settings. This work has culminated to define her professional focus in the areas of accountability and quality improvement, early identification and evaluation, family engagement, and early childhood transitions.