About Rachel Geesa
Dr. Rachel Geesa is an experienced teacher, administrator, and scholar in P-12 schools in Indiana and the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA). She joined the faculty at Ball State in 2015. Dr. Geesa’s research agenda includes exploring academic, professional, and personal development and support of educational leaders in local to international areas.
Dr. Geesa is an Assistant Professor who teaches primarily in the principal preparation program. She also works with doctoral students in a peer mentoring program and serves as the director of the department’s Graduate Enrollment Management (GEM) Program.
Ball State University 2014
Doctor of Education Degree in Educational Administration and Supervision
Recent Research and Publications
Geesa, R. L., Lowery, K., & *McConnell, K. (2017, November). Design, implementation, and evaluation of a peer mentoring program for education doctoral students. Paper presented at the University Council for Educational Administration Annual Conference. Denver, CO.
Quick, M, Geesa, R. L., Boyland, L. Lowery, K., & Mayes, R. (2017, November). School leaders supporting school counselors to implement comprehensive school counseling programs. Paper presented at the University Council for Educational Administration Annual Conference. Denver, CO.
Geesa, R. L. (2017, February). STEM education preparation for leaders and teachers: A review and analysis of integrated STEM education leadership programs in higher education. Paper presented at the Eastern Education Research Association Annual Conference. Richmond, VA.
Geesa, R. L. (2016, February). South Korean male adolescents’ perceptions of public and private education systems in relation to their academic achievement. Paper presented at the Eastern Education Research Association Annual Conference. Hilton Head Island, SC.
Geesa, R. L. & Bertram, V. M. (2015, December). STEM education: Meeting all students’ needs. Presented at the Indiana Association for the Gifted Annual Conference. Indianapolis, IN.