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Jeffrey Lear


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Research Interests

leadership for learning, instructional leadership, school and community, teacher leadership, ethical leadership, physics and mathematics education


Selected Publications and Presentations


      Wieczorek, Doug & Lear, Jeffrey. (2016). Examining the Blind Spots*: A Systematic Review of Research on Integrating Teacher Leadership and Instructional Leadership Research. Presentation at University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA), Detriot, MI Note: *Spillane, Halverson, & Diamond (2004).


        Lear, Jeffrey. (2017). A Systematic Review of Research: A Second Generation Instructional Design Lens on Physics, Autonomy Support, Gender Gap Reduction, and Measuring Mathematics Reasoning Ability. International Journal of Technology and Inclusive Education, 6(1), 1011-1022. DOI: 10.20533/ijtie.2047.0533.2017.0129 Available:  Infonomics Society , Direct


       Lear, Jeffrey. (2016). Physics Learning Review: Autonomy Support, Gender Gap Reduction, and Measuring Mathematics Reasoning Ability. Proceedings of the Canada International Conference on Education (CICE-2016), Mississauga, ON, Canada,  pp. 272-280 ISBN 978-1-908320-68-1 DOI: 10.2053/CICE.2016.0067 Available:  publication in CICE-2016 proceedings


       Lear, J., Godin, S., Werner, S., & Flamisch, M. (2015). Two-Phase Development of the Instructional Teacher Leadership Rating Scale for Building School Capacity (ITLRSBSC): Model Emergence through Pervasive Empirical Grounding and Mixed Method Evaluation Design. International Journal for Cross-Disciplinary Subjects in Education, Special Issue, 5(2), 2523-2532.  DOI: 10.20533/ijcdse.2042.6364.2015.0343 Available: Infonomics Society , Direct


       Lear, J., Godin, S., Werner, S., & Flamisch, M. (2015). Distributed Leadership: Behaviorally Anchored Development of the Instructional Teacher Leadership Rating Scale for Building School Capacity (ITLRSBSC). Proceedings of the Canada International Conference on Education (CICE-2015), Mississauga, ON, Canada,  pp. 158-164 ISBN 978-1-908320-46-9 Available:  publication in CICE-2015 proceedings


       Lear, J., Werner, S., & Flamisch, M. (2013). Social intelligence in mathematical discourse: Structure sense and specific instructional practices. Presentation at New England Educational Research Organization (NEERO), Portsmouth, NH: April 2013 ResearchGate DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.20210.50880 Available:  NEERO 2013 Conference Program, website


        Lear, Jeffrey. (2013). Leadership for Learning. Presentation at Lock Haven University Celebration of Scholarship, Lock Haven, PA: April 2013   Available:  Conference Program, LHU Eagle Eye


        Lear, Jeffrey. (2013). Leadership for Leaning Effectiveness:  Perceptions of Student Academic Services in the Context of a Social Community. Presentation at the British Educational Research Association (BERA), Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom: September 2013  Available: Conference Acceptance  BERA 2013 Conference Program, abstract, website


        Lear, Jeffrey (1996). Managing the transition to Windows 95. Presentation at the Residential Network Symposium (ResNet), Stanford University, Stanford, CA: July 1996 Available: ListServ Archives


        Lear, Jeffrey Charles (1993). Barrelled spaces. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, 41.  Retrieved from


Special thanks to academic supporting organizations:


        British Education Research Association

        Cabrini College

        Canadian International Conference on Education

        Cetronia Ambulance Corps

        DeSales University

        East Stroudsburg University of PA

        Fellowship Community

        Indiana University of PA

        Iowa State University

        Infonomics Society

        Kutztown University of PA

        Lehigh University

        Lock Haven University of PA

        Muhlenberg College

        New England Educational Research Organization


        South Philadelphia High School

        Stanford University






PA Educational Leadership Certifications


Principal K-12 (Administration I)


PA Teaching Certifications - Secondary Education




Earth/Space Science

General Science

Citizenship (Social Studies)




2017 expected Ed.D. East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

2011 M.Ed. Cabrini College with Distinction

1993 M.A. Mathematics Kutztown University Cum Laude

1988 B.S. Mathematics Education Lock Haven University


Mentor-Cooperating Teacher


2015 Muhlenberg College student teacher, mathematics, computer programming

2014 Lehigh University student teacher, mathematics, computer programming

2014 DeSales University student teacher, mathematics

2017 Kutztown University student teacher observer, physics, mathematics


Guest Sermon Speaker


2013 Current

July 19, 2015

Micah Chapter 6;  Key Verse 6:8;  Justice, Love, and Humility

August 16, 2015

Ezekiel Chapter 18;  Key Verses 18:30-31;  A Call for Repentance

October 18, 2015

November 15, 2015

January 17, 2016

February 21, 2016

March 20, 2016

April 10, 2016

May 22, 2016

August 21, 2016

October 23, 2016

November 20, 2016

January 15, 2017

February 19, 2017

March 19, 2017

May 21, 2017

August 13, 2017

Acts Chapter 10;  Key Verses 10:34-35;  No Longer Foreigners

Acts Chapter 16;  Key Verse 16:10;  The Gospel Goes to Europe

Hosea Chapter 1; Key Verse 1:2;  Repentance of Unfaithful People

Leviticus Chapter 16; Key Verse 16:16; Day of Atonement

Mark Chapter 14; Key Verse 14:30; Struggling Faith

Luke Chapter 7; Key Verse 7:47; Faith Expressed

Luke Chapter 18; Key Verse 18:17; Childlike Faith

Romans Chapter 11; Key Verse 11:22; Prune and Grafts

Hebrews Chapter 7; Key Verse 7:24; High Priest

Revelations Chapter 22; Key Verse 22:3; Life & Healing

Psalm Chapter 65; Key Verse 65:5 Praise God the Provider

Galatians Chapter 5; Key Verse 5:13 Freedom in Christ

John Chapter 15; Key Verse 15:12; The Joy of Love

Jonah Chapter 3; Key Verse 3:10 A Wake-up Call

Acts Chapter 8; Key Verse 8:35 Called to Break Down Barriers