Lesley Evans-Hellman, Ph.D.

Contact Information

Lesley A. Evans-Hellman, Ph.D.

Teacher-in-Residence

  • Full-Time Faculty

Degrees

  • Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, University of Dayton
  • M.S.Ed. in Educational Leadership, Wright State University
  • B.A. in Early Childhood Education, Notre Dame College

Licensures

  • Early Childhood (P-3)
  • Gifted (K-12)
  • Principal (Pk-6 and 5-12)

Professional Activities

  • Mid-Western Educational Research Association (MWERA): Student Membership 2012-13
  • The Ohio Association of Teacher Educators (OATE): 2013
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM): 2013
  • Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics (OCTM): 2013-15

Awards & honors

  • Nominations for Faculty of the Year, 2011 Panhellenic, Interfraternity and National Panhellenic Councils, University of Dayton
  • Epsilon Delta Upsilon Teacher of the Month , 2011 University of Dayton
  • Nomination for Teacher of the Year 2006, 2009, 2010, Area Progress Council of Warren County
  • Nomination for Mathematics Teacher of the Year, 2009, Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics
  • CEHS Graduate Tuition Scholarship 2008, 2009, Wright State University

Research Interests

  • Teacher selection and differentiation

Peer Reviewed International Presentations

Evans, L.A. (2016). Preservice teacher candidates’ perceptions of differentiated instruction (DI): Pre and post student teaching. Paper session at the 14th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Evans, L.A. (2016). TITLE UNKNOWN. Paper session (under review) at the 14th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Kelly, M.K., & Evans, L.A. (2016). Adjusting instruction to meet the needs of students: Reflections of practice in early childhood teacher education. Paper session (under review) at the 14th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Evans, L.A., & Kelly, M.K. (2015, May). Adjusting our structure with student success at the forefront: An exploration of an early childhood assignment and alignment with edTPA. Paper sessions presented at the Action Research News of the Americas Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Peer Reviewed National Presentations

Evans, L.A., & Wyandt, B. (2016). Reflective Practice Calendar Time in Grades k-1. Roundtable session at the NAECTE Conference, Baltimore, Maryland.

Mathes, C., Bogard, T., McIntosh, N., Evans, L., & Lawless, K. (2016). Candidate support and feedback across multiple programs; Implementing innovative strategies for embrace effective practice. Presentation at the 2016 edTPA Implementation Conference: Building Bridges to Highly Accomplished Teaching: From Pre-Service to Teacher Leader, Savannah, Georgia.

Evans, L.A. (2016). Benchmark assignments and edTPA: Correlating the data with early childhood education. Presentation at the 2016 edTPA Implementation Conference: Building Bridges to Highly Accomplished Teaching: From Pre-Service to Teacher Leader, Savannah, Georgia.

Evans, L.A., Baldwin, J., Kelly, M.K., & Arnold, J.  (2015, February).  Student Success and edTPA. Paper session at American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) 67th Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Evans, L.A.  (2015, February).  DI in HE: Are we Modeling what we Teach? Paper session at the Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) 2015 Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ.

McCue, L., & Dreyer, L.  (2010, July).  Co-Teaching in a gifted self-contained classroom.  Session presentation at the National Conference on Differentiated Instruction of Staff Development for Educators, Las Vegas, NV.  

Peer Reviewed Local and Regional Presentations

McCue, L.A., & Beinlich, S.  (2013, October).  Integrating math into daily activities. Session Presentation at Dayton Association for Young Children (DAYC) Fall Professional Development Day, Dayton, OH.

McCue, L., & Place, A.W. (2013, August). ­The effect of teacher candidate gender, principal gender, and degree type on the elementary teacher selection process. Session presentation at NCPEA Summer Conference, Rutherford, NJ.

McCue, L.  (2012, October).  The effects of teacher candidate gender, principal gender and degree type on the elementary teacher selection process.  Presentation at the University of Dayton 9th Annual Building a Research Community Day, Dayton, OH.

Kowalski, T., Dunn, M., Hurtado, D., & McCue, L.  (2011, October). Faculty experiences with and support for characteristics of effective teaching evaluations.  Session presentation at the Mid-Western Educational Researcher Conference, St. Louis, MO. 

Dreyer, L., & McCue, L.  (2009, July).   Flexible grouping strategies for your gifted students.  Session presentation at the Midwest Conference for Differentiated Instruction of Staff Development for Educators, Chicago, IL.

Dreyer, L. & McCue, L. (2008, July).  Flexible grouping strategies for your gifted students.  Session presentation at the Midwest Conference for Differentiated Instruction of Staff Development for Educators, Columbus, OH.

Peer Reviewed Publications

Evans, L.A. (2014, June 3).  Review of the book Everyone at the table: Engaging teachers in evaluation reform, by E. Behrstock-Sherratt, A. Rizzolo, S. Laine, & W. Friedman.  Education Review.  Retrieved from http://www.edrev.info/reviews/rev1287.pdf

McCue, L.A., & Place, A.W.  (2014).  The effects of teacher candidate gender, principal gender, and degree type on the elementary teacher selection process.  The Ohio Jounral of Teacher Education, 27(2), 38-45.

Hurtado, D., & McCue, L.  (2012).   Review of selected dissertations relevant to the Journal of School Public Relations.  Journal of School Public Relations, 33(2), 131-154.

McCue, L.  (2012).  Is there any benefit to proprietary for-profit schools? Point argument.  In C.J. Russo (Ed.),Debating issues in American education; Alternative schooling and school choice (pages unknown). Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications.