Keiler, Leslie

Overview

Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education


    Degree Institution Field Dates
    PhD  University of Oxford  Educational Research  2000 
    MA  Teachers College, Columbia University  Secondary Science Education  1991 
    MS  Stanford University  Biology  1990 
    BA  Stanford University  Human Biology  1989 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    York College, CUNY  Associate Professor  Teacher Education  2011-present 
    York College, CUNY  Assistant Professor  Teacher Education  2006-2011 
    Pace University  Assistant Professor  Education  2005-2006 
    University of Richmond  Assistant Professor  Education  University of Richmond 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    St. Hilda’s College, University of Oxford  Director of Studies for Junior Year Abroad Students  Study Abroad  1998-2000 
    Stanford University  Research Assistant  Human Biology  1989-1990 
    Stanford University  Teaching Assistant  Human Biology  1989-1990 
  4. Non Academic Experience


    Place of Employment Title Date
    Fairfax County Public Schools  High School Biology Teacher  1993-96 
    Fairfax County Public Schools  Middle School Environmental Science Teacher  1991-93 
    Fairfax County Public Schools  High School Chemistry Teacher  1991 
  5. Employment Record At This Institution

    Rank Dates
    Deputy Chair  2010-present 
    Assistant Professor  2006-present 
  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        Gerena, L. & Keiler, L.. "Effective Intervention With Urban At Risk Secondary English Language Learners: A Case Study Using Peer Teachers In An Innovative Summer Course." The Bilingual Research Journal. TBA 2012: .

        Gerena, L. & Keiler, L.. "Supporting At-Risk English Language Learners in an Urban Secondary Science Classroom: Developing Content Literacy Strategies in a Peer Enhanced Restructured Classroom." International Journal of Arts and Sciences. 4 2011: 297–314.

        Keiler, L.S. "An effective urban summer school: Students’ perspectives on their success." The Urban Review. 43 2011: 358-378.

        Gerena, L. & Keiler, L. "Innovative Solutions to Help Teachers of ELs in a Math and Science Classroom." AccELLerate!. 3 2011: 9.

        Carter, J. & Keiler, L. "Alternatively certified teachers in urban small schools: Where policy reform meets the road." The Urban Review. 41 2009: 437 - 460.

        Keiler, L.S. "General Education Biology students’ perceptions of active learning through collaboration at an urban state college." DisCover. 1 2008: 10-27.

        Keiler, L.S. "Generating and maintaining a distinctive feature: Lessons for urban new schools." 2007 E-Yearbook of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research. 2007: 25-33.

        Keiler, L.S. "Students’ perceptions of their data handling: Implications for transfer of learning." International Journal of Science Education. 29 2007: 151-172.

        Dove, A. & Keiler, L. "Instructional methods and achievement: A Governor’s School’s approach." Virginia Mathematics Teacher. 30 2004: 16-20.

        Keiler, L. S. & Woolnough, B. E. "Student motivations for data handling choices and behaviors: Their explanations of performance." Cell Biology Education. 2 2003: 63-72.

        Keiler, L. S. & Woolnough, B. E. "Practical work in school science: The dominance of assessment." School Science Review. 83 2002: 83-88.

      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings

          Keiler, L. "Am I still the teacher?: The teacher’s role in a peer-mediated learning environment.." Proceedings of the 9th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education. 2011: .

          Gerena, L., Glaser, D. & Keiler, L.. "Developing A Mechanism for Increasing Communication Skills, Critical Thinking and Reflective Practice: The Tuning Protocol." Proceedings of the 9th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education. 2011: .

          Gerena, L. & Keiler, L.. "Supporting English Language Learners in Urban At Risk Secondary Schools: Using Literacy Strategies To Support ELL Learning of Science in a Peer Enhanced Restructured Classroom." Proceedings of the 9th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education. 2011: .

          Keiler, L. & Gerena, L. "Supporting ELL students’ learning of biology: Vital skills for peer instructors in the secondary science classroom." Proceedings of the 8th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education. 2010: .

          Gerena, L. & Keiler, L.. "Using peer tutors with at risk high school Englsih Langauge Learners: A case study of the effectiveness of Personal Assisted Learning (PAL) in a special MSPinNYC summer course." Proceedings of the International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation.. 2009: .

          Gerena, L., Glaser, D. & Keiler, L.. "Using a Tuning Protocol (TP) as a means to improve college students’ reflective practice, higher-level thinking and communication skills." Proceedings of the International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation.. 2009: .

          Gerena, L. & Keiler, L.. "Peer tutoring and academic success; The Personal Assistance Learning (PAL) classroom in MSPinNYC." Proceedings of the International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies of The International Association for Technology, Education and Development (IATED).. 2009: .

          Keiler, L.S.. "Effects of an NSF summer school program." Proceedings of the 6th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education. 2008: 1673-1691.

          Keiler, L. & Carter, J.. "Alternatively certified new teachers finding their place in urban schools." Proceedings of the 5th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education. 2007: 2846-2874.

        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:

      Swoboda, D., Davidson, E., Keiler, L. & Oglensky, B. "Scholarship of teaching and learning: Articulating the debates, setting the context." Making Teaching and Learning Matter: Transformative Spaces in Higher Education. 2011: Chapter 5.

      Sparks, K. & Keiler, L.. "Why teachers leave." Keeping good teachers. 2003: 213-218.

    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  7. Other Publications

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:
      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  8. Presented Papers, Lectures, And Exhibitions And Performances

    "Keiler, L. & Gerena, L." 2011: International Society of Bilingualism.

    "Gerena, L. & Keiler, L." 2011: International Conference for Academic Disciplines.

    "Keiler, L" 2011: The 9th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education.

    "Gerena, L., Glaser, D. & Keiler, L." 2011: The 9th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education.

    "Gerena, L. & Keiler, L." 2011: The 9th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education.

    "Science in the CIty: Exciting Urban Students about Geoscience" 2010: Geological Society of America.

    "Supporting ELL students’ learning of biology: Vital skills for peer instructors in the secondary science classroom" 2010: The 8th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education.

    "Using peer tutors with at risk high school Englsih Langauge Learners: A case study of the effectiveness of Personal Assisted Learning (PAL) in a special MSPinNYC summer course." 2009: International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation.

    "Using a Tuning Protocol (TP) as a means to improve college students’ reflective practice, higher-level thinking and communication skills. International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation." 2009: International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation.

    "Peer tutoring and academic success; The Personal Assistance Learning (PAL) classroom in MSPinNYC." 2009: The International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies of The International Association for Technology, Education and Development (IATED).

    "Immediate and lasting effects of an NSF summer school program." 2008: The 6th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education.

    "Fieldwork: Learning for and about teacher candidates" 2008: National conference of the American Association for Teaching and Curriculum.

    "Alternatively certified new teachers finding their place in urban schools." 2007: The 5th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education.

    "Seeking educational quality in urban small schools: Are alternatively certified new teachers the answer?" 2007: The American Educational Research Association National Conference.

    "Mathematics course selection: Which, when, why, so what?" 2003: The National Conference of the National Consortium for Specialized Secondary Schools of Mathematics, Science, and Technology.

    "The humanities at a magnet school for science and technology." 2003: The National Conference of the National Consortium for Specialized Secondary Schools of Mathematics, Science, and Technology.

    "Generating a distinctive feature: The technology laboratories at the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology" 2003: The American Education Research Association National Conference.

    "Students’ perceptions of their data handling: Implications for transfer of learning" 2003: The National Association for Research on Science Teaching National Conference.

    "Student motivations for data handling choices and performances" 2000: The National Association of Research in Science Teaching National Conference.

    "Authentic assessment of middle school science learning" 1993: The American Association for the Advancement of Science National Science.

  9. Patents

    None

  10. Work In Progress

    1. Books in progress:
    2. Papers in Progress:
    3. Papers submitted to journals for consideration:

      Keiler, L. S. & Holman, P. J.. "A tale of two teachers: How pre-service experience affects teachers' focus on students." ASCD Express. 2012: 3 pages.

    4. Research in progress:
  11. Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

    York College Alumni Association Distinguished Faculty Member: 2011.

    York College President's Award for Scholarship: 2009.

  12. Grants-In-Aid

    National Science Foundation, MSPinNYC2. July 15, 2011-June 30, 2014: $9,999,987.

    National Science Foundation, Robert Noyce Mathematics and Science Teacher (MaST) Scholars Program. June 2009-May 2014: $899,900.

  13. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department

      Serve as Department Deputy Chair: 2010-present.

      Chair Unit Assessment Committee: 2010-present.

      Chair Department Admissions and Retention Committee: 2010-present.

      Chair Department Recruitment Committee: 2007-2011.

      Serve on Department Curriculum Committee. Represented the department on college curriculum committee for 1 year.: 2007-present.

      Honors Program Department Representative: 2006-2007.

      Serve on the Teacher Academy Advisory Committee and advise Teacher Academy science majors: 2006-2010.

      Led the revision of Biology/Teacher Education 7-12 and Earth Science/Education 7-12 programs to match state standards: 2008.

      Chaired department search committee, hiring 2 new faculty members: 2007-2008.

    2. Service to the School

      Serve on Ad Hoc School Leadership Team: 2011- present.

    3. Service to the College

      Co-chair the college Outcomes Assessment Committee. Chair the Professional Development sub-committee. Lead planning and implementation of assessment-based professional development for faculty: 2008-2011.

      Advisory Board of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. Conduct workshops including Backward Design, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, and Using Rubrics in Assessment: 2007-present.

      Created College Now course and mentored high school teachers during implementation: 2008-2009.

    4. Service to the Graduate Center
    5. Service to the University
  14. Offices Held In Professional Societies

  15. Other Professional Activities And Public Service

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
      EDUC 280 Child and Adolescent Development for Teachers 
      EDUC 281 Fieldwork in Educational Environments 
      EDUC 317 Curriculum and Methods in Elementary Education: Science 
      EDUC 340 Literacy Instruction inside Middle and Secondary Schools 
      EDUC 375 Curriculum and Methods in the Secondary School: Biology 
      EDUC 377 Curriculum and Methods in the Secondary School: Chemistry 
      EDUC 381 Curriculum and Methods in the Secondary School: Earth Science 
      BIO 110 Environmental Biology 
      Bio 120 Principles of Inheritance and Human Reproduction 
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):

      Middle School Extension for Childhood Education, This program allows Childhood Education candidates/teachers to extend their certification to grades 7-12.

      Adolescent Development in Middle and High Schools, This is the first course in the Middle School extension program.

      Instructional Strategies in Middle and High Schools, This is the second course in the Middle School extension program.

Keiler, Leslie
 

Keiler, Leslie
Associate Professor
Teacher Education