- 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)
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.
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.
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