IONA

Lisa J. Evered, PhD

Professor

Iona College, Department of Mathematics
715 North Ave.
New Rochelle, NY 10801
Phone: (914) 633-2721
Email: levered@iona.edu

EDUCATION
 
PhD;  Teachers College, Columbia University
MBA;  Graduate School of Business, Columbia University
BA ;  (Cum Laude)  University of Wisconsin ‑ Madison

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
 
GRADUATE LEVEL
 
Teachers College, Columbia University  9/86 - 9/90
Visiting Associate Professor
Courses Taught:  Mathematics Teaching and Learning, Creative Teaching of Mathematics, Finite Mathematics, Advanced Probability Theory,
                     Mathematical Statistics, Experimental Design
                    
Graduate School of Business, Columbia University                                      1/81 ‑ 5/81
 Visiting Lecturer
Course Taught:  Probability and Statistics for Business Executives
 
COLLEGE LEVEL
 
Iona College 9/83 to date
Professor
Courses Taught:  Finite Mathematics, Pre‑Calculus, Calculus, Business
Calculus, Probability and Statistics, Advanced Probability Theory, Mathematical Statistics, Discrete Mathematics, Experimental Design
Mathematics Methods For Elementary School Teachers
           
University of Cape Town 3/80 ‑ 8/80
Visiting Lecturer
Courses Taught:  Probability and Statistics, Operations Research
 
HIGH SCHOOL LEVEL
 
The Brearley School 9/82 ‑ 6/83
Courses Taught:  Sixth Grade Mathematics, Pre‑Calculus

The Trinity School 9/80 ‑ 6/82
Courses Taught:  Seventh Grade Mathematics, Algebra I,
Algebra II, Pre‑Calculus, Probability and Statistics
Administrative Duties:  Form Master for the Eleventh Grad

The Nightingale‑Bamford School 9/78 ‑ 1/80
Courses Taught:  Fifth and Seventh Grade Mathematics,
Algebra I, Algebra II, Probability and Statistics
 
SPECIALIZED TEACHING
 
INTERNATIONAL CONSULTING AND WORKSHOPS
 
Accra,Ghana 7/86
Conducted an inservice training program in mathematics and science for Peace Corps volunteers and counterpart Ghanaian teachers
 
Nairobi, Kenya 8/87
Team leader and mathematics instructor for an inservice training program for Peace Corps volunteers.
 
Bogata, Columbia 3/87
Advisor to the Department of Mathematics at the Universidad de Los Andes
 
Kingdom of Lesotho, Malawi, Kingdom of Swaziland 7‑8/88
Conducted three workshops in Africa in the Teaching of Mathematics and Science for Peace Corps volunteers and local teachers
 
Leningrad, U.S.S.R. 3/88
Guest of Professor E.S. Liapin, Department of Mathematics of the
Gertsen Pedagogical Institute
 
Kingdom of Swaziland 6/89
Conducted site visits and served as a consultant for the Peace Corps
 
Botswana and the Kingdom of Swaziland 8/90
Conducted two workshops in Africa in the Teaching of Mathematics and Science for Peace Corps volunteers and local teachers
 
Banjul, The Gambia 3/91
Conducted an inservice training program in mathematics and science for Peace Corps volunteers and counterpart Gambian teachers
   
Kathmandu and Pokhara, Nepal 6/91
Conducted site visits and served as a consultant for the Peace Corps
 
Cape Town, South Africa 7/91
Consultant, with emphasis in mathematical assessment, for the
Salesian Institute, an Educational Centre for street children
 
Yaounde, Cameroon 12/91
Team leader and mathematics instructor for an inservice training program for Peace Corps volunteers and counterpart Cameroonian teachers
 
Harare, Zimbabwe 3/92
Conducted site visits and served as a consultant for the Peace Corps
 
Guguletu, South Africa  6/92
Consultant, with emphasis on designing programs in mathematics instruction, for St. Gabriel's Community Center, an educational organization for black youth
 
Kingdom of Lesotho 6/92
Conducted site visits and served as a consultant for the Peace Corps
 
Rabat, Morocco 1/93
Visiting lecturer, Institut Superieur d'Informatique et de Management Rabat Maroc
 
Naivasha, Kenya 5/93
Conducted an inservice training program in mathematics and science for Peace Corps volunteers and local teachers
 
Goroka, Papua New Guinea 6/93
Conducted an inservice training program in mathematics and science
for Peace Corps volunteers and counterpart PNG teachers
 
Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan 7/94
Textbook consultant
 
Barranquilla, Colombia 3/06
Mathematical modeling workshop presenter at Universidad del Norte
 
Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan 7/08
Curriculum workshop sponsored by Queen Rania of Jordan to design training programs for Jordanian university graduates who wish to begin teaching careers
 
Montevideo, Uruguay 3/09
Planning activity for forthcoming educational visits
           
Rajasthan, India 1/11
Co-director of a study group to assist educational development in rural schools
 
People’s Republic of China 6/12
School visits in Beijing and Xi’an
 
Arusha, Tanzania  10/12
School visit to the Njia Panda Primary School
 
Director and Associate Director of Study Tours to Central America,        
South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia 1995 to present
 
COUNCIL  FOR THE INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE OF SCHOLARS                               
 
Buenos Aires, Argentina 8/03
Selected as a Fulbright Commission Senior Specialist in January 2003 for
a five-year period, Dr. Evered accepted an invitation to conduct workshops
for in-service teachers in mathematics education at the Universidad de San Andres.
 
Reykjavik, Iceland 8/05 - 10/05
As a Fulbright Senior Specialist, Dr. Evered conducted two twenty-day workshops for teachers enrolled in a new mathematics education graduate degree program at the University of Reyjavik.
 
PUBLICATIONS
 
            Evered, L. J. (1987). Tape constructions. Mathematics Teacher, 80,353-356.