Dr. Evans directs the Special Education Division in the Graduate School of Education.
Beverley Cush Evans
Professional Title: Associate Professor, Director of Special Education Division
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: Social understanding and its impact on school performance and success for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders; inclusive education; teacher preparation related to ASD.
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: Special education, Autism Spectrum Disorders
Education: BA, Marquette University; MS in Education, Duquesne University; PhD, University of Pittsburgh
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Beverley Cush Evans, PhD, is an associate professor and the director of the Special Education Division at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Dr. Evans has worked with students with ASD for over 30 years and has served as a consultant working for the Pennsylvania State Department of Education for Inclusive Education. She has served in higher education for 18 years, first, at Duquesne University and most recently at Lesley University. Prior to her entrance into higher education she worked in both segregated and inclusive settings as a special education teacher for 14 years.
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