Dr. Andrea Beam came to Liberty University with over 13 years of experience in the
K-12 setting as a special educator and administrator. She began her career teaching
Special Education at the high school level where she coached track and swimming. Dr. Beam
has been an Assistant Principal at both the elementary and high school level. She
finished her public school career as Assistant Principal at Frank W. Cox High School in
Virginia Beach City Public Schools. Dr. Beam was an adjunct professor at The George
Washington University, Averett University, Norfolk State University, and a full time
Assistant Professor at Regent university before coming on board as an Assistant Professor
at Liberty University. Dr. Beam has been recognized as a finalist for Assistant Principal
of the Year at the secondary level, and named in Who’s Who Among Executive and
Professional Women Principals in Education, Who’s Who of Women in Education, and Who’s
Who among American Professionals. She is currently involved in various research
activities, publications, and presentations. Her energy, integrity, and passion for
leading tomorrow’s teachers make her an asset to Liberty University’s Educational
Leadership Graduate Program. 

Articles

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Differentiation and Faith: Improve the Learning Process by Finding Every Student’s God-Given Talents (with Deanna L. Keith Dr.), Faculty Publications and Presentations (2011)
 

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Is Brain Gym an Effective Educational intervention? (with Lucinda S. Spaulding and Mark P. Mostert), Exceptionality (2010)

Brain Gym® (BG) (BGI, 2008) is a popular commercial program sold by Brain Gym® International...

 

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Standards Based Differentiation: Identifying the Concept of Multiple Intelligence for use with Students with Disabilities, TEACHING Exceptional Children / TEACHING Exceptional Children Plus (2009)

With evolving eras in special education, an extreme concentration has been placed on accountability through...

 

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A Time to Define: Making the Specific Learning Disability Definition Prescribe Specific Learning Disability (with Kenneth A. Kavale and Lucinda S, Spaulding), Learning Disability Quarterly (2009)

Unlike other special education categories defined in U.S. law (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act), the...

 

Presentations

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The Effects of Poverty in the Role of Schools: Implications for Teacher-Preparation Programs (with Deanna L. Keith Dr. and Lucinda S. Spaulding), Teacher Education Division (TED) of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) (2010)