Jelena Byers

Jelena Byers Visiting Instructor of Education jelena.byers@valpo.edu

Education

  • B.A. in Elementary Education with a Middle School Math Endorsement Valparaiso University (2004)
  • M.S. in K-12 Studies in Education Capella University (2010)

Biography

Jelena Byers is a visiting instructor of elementary education with a focus on mathematics instruction for the education department.

Prior to joining Valparaiso University, Jelena spent 17 years with the School Town of Munster, 14 of which were spent as a middle school mathematics educator and 3 as an instructional coach. 

Interests

Her professional interests include inquiry based mathematics education, the utilization of educational technology in the classroom to create engagement, and the impact of social emotional learning on students.

Contributions

  • Hip-Hip Hooray for Hyperdocs South Shore Elearning Conference 2019 Hammond, IN