About Dr. Weiser
Dr. Beverly Weiser received her Ph.D. in Education from Southern Methodist University (SMU) in 2010 with an emphasis on education research and statistics. A former third grade teacher for 11 years, she also has over ten years of experience as an educational consultant specializing in instructional curriculum and implementation , providing on-going professional development and coaching for teachers and reading specialists, completing statistical analysis, working on computer assisted technology curriculum, participating in educational leadership research, and testing of students with reading, spelling, writing, and mathematics difficulties. She also holds certificates for being a Texas Master Teacher in reading, math, and English as a second language. Dr. Weiser was the Principle Investigator in a grant funded by the Office of Special Education at the Department of Education to mentor Special Education teachers through student-focused coaching from 2012-2019. She was awarded the 2011 Award for Outstanding Researcher of the Year by the Council on Learning Disabilities for her work, “Ameliorating Reading Disabilities Early: Examining an Encoding and Decoding Instruction Model”.
Dr. Weiser is the owner of Beverly Weiser Educational Consulting, LLC., providing professional development and on-going instructional coaching in reading and mathematics for preschool, elementary and middle school teachers and special educators serving student with learning differences. From 2010-2019, Dr. Weiser was a Research Associate Professor at Southern Methodist University (SMU), teaching master level education graduate classes on assessment and differentiated learning, education research, reading and writing in the content areas, data analysis (probability and statistics), algebraic reasoning and problem solving, and teaching literacy in society across all content areas and all grade levels for the Department of Teaching and Learning. During this time, she worked at the Institute of Evidenced-Based Education at SMU on education intervention grants for struggling students, completing statistical analyses, coaching teachers and school leaders, and disseminating grant and other research projects’ findings through manuscripts, books, professional development, and presentations. She also served as a consultant working for the George W. Bush Middle School Initiative, a platform to improve instruction, academic performance, and leadership within middle schools. Her research interests include: Effective teaching; learning disabilities; reading, spelling, writing, and math differentiated instruction; effective coaching and professional development, improving teacher content knowledge and instruction, school leadership, and increasing student engagement, learning, and performance.
Dr. Weiser and her husband have three grown children, all in their thirties. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, exercising, and traveling.