Megan Lyons, Ed.D.

Contact Information

Megan Lyons, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor, Intervention Specialist

  • Full-Time Faculty


  • Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, Valdosta State University
  • Ed.S. in Educational Leadership, Columbus State University
  • M.Ed. in Special Education, Auburn University
  • B.S. in Communication Disorders, Auburn University 

Professional Activities

  • National scorer for edTPA (Pearson)
  • Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • Council for Exceptional Children
  • Learning Disabilities Association
  • Ohio Confederation of Teacher Education Organizations


Research Interests

  • Teacher preparation
  • edTPA
  • Teacher mentoring
  • Use of STEM and STEAM in inclusive classrooms

Selected Publications

Lyons, M & Singh, A.  (2016). Evidence based models in science education. Professional Development: Recent Advances And Future Development (pp. 1-19). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers Inc.

Singh, A. & Lyons, M. (2015). Learning as you Teach. International Journal of Teaching, Learning and Educational Research,13(1),  42-54. Read article >>

Baldy, T., Green, R., Raiford, S., Tsemunhu, R., Lyons, M. (2014). Organizational structure and school performance: The relationship in select Florida and South Georgia elementary schools. National Teacher Education Journal, 7(1), 17- 29.

Lyons, M. (2013). Change is inevitable. School Leadership Journal, 4(a).

Lyons, M., Green, R., Tsemunhu, R., Pate, J., Baldy, T., & Raiford, S. (2013). The relationship between teacher empowerment  and school performance. National Teacher Education Journal, 6(2), 11-20. 

Publication Reviews

IGB Global Chapter Review for Handbook of Research on Professional Development for Quality Teaching and Learning (Summer 2015)

Manuscript Reviewer for Mid-Western Educational Research Journal article – Creating a New Mindset (Fall 2015)

Selected Presentations

International Presentations

Lyons, M. (March 22, 2016) Incorporating Inquiry Strategies to Engage Online Learners  27th Annual Society for Information Technology Education International Conference.  Savannah, GA.

Lyons, M. & Benedict, A. (February 17, 2016).  Successfully Transitioning High School Students with Exceptionalities into Higher Education.  Learning Disabilities Association 53rd Annual International Conference.  Orlando, FL.

National Presentations

Lyons, M. & Lyles-Steele, T.  (April 4, 2016). The Use of Differentiation in STEM to Assist Exceptional Learners Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development Conference.  Atlanta, GA.

Singh, A., Lyons, M. & Stewead, F. (October 24, 2015). EdTalk:. How to use Assessment for Student Learning? Kappa Delta Pi Biennial Convocation.  Orlando, FL. 

Singh, A., Lyons, M. & Orman, L. (April 1, 2016).  Next Generation Science Standards for Early Childhood Learners National Science Teacher Association Conference. Nashville, TN. (March 2016)