IONA

Malissa A. Scheuring-Leipold, PhD

Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership

Department of Education
82 President Street
Phone: (914) 633-2553
Fax: (914) 637-2752
Email: mleipold@iona.edu

Office Hours:
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Dr. Malissa A. Scheuring-Leipold served as a teacher at both the elementary and secondary levels, as well as an administrator in the middle school and high school settings. She completed her doctoral studies at Teachers College, Columbia University in Organizational Management. Subsequently she was accepted to Teachers College, Columbia University's Education Policy Fellowship Program to continue in her studies of leadership development, policy analysis and policy implementation. Dr. Scheuring-Leipold's scholarship focuses on issues related to educational leadership and organizational behavior. She recently received the Teacher of Honor designation from Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education. To earn the Teacher of Honor designation, an educator must have more than three years of classroom teaching experience, submit evidence of professional development, leadership, community service and meaningful contribution to the education profession, and demonstrate a commitment to integrity and high standards in the classroom. Dr. Scheuring-Leipold has dedicated most of her life to serving in impoverished areas and continues to offer her services as an educational consultant to train teachers in developing countries.

Courses:
ADM 603,604,741,743
EDU 201,202, 950
Research Interests:
- Teacher Job Satisfaction
- Effective Leadership
- Policy Analysis and Implementation
- Teacher Motivation
- Teaching as a Service Profession