Audra Meyer

Audra Meyer, EdD
Assistant Professor
ameyer2@mercydesmoines.org

Mailing Address
Mercy College of Health Sciences
928 6th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309-1239

Year started at Mercy College: 2018

Education

  • Ed.D. in Education Administration, Drake University (2019)

  • M.Ed. in Educational Leadership, St. Ambrose University (2004)

  • B.A. in Music Education, Briar Cliff University (2000)

Department

  • General Education

Courses Taught

  • Servant Leadership

Certifications

  • Iowa Superintendent and AEA Administrator License, Drake University (2017)

  • Professional Administrator License, PreK-12 Principal, PreK-12 Special Education Supervisor, St. Ambrose University (2004)

Professional Memberships

  • ASCD - Association for School Curriculum Development

Research Interests and Professional Projects

  • Professional Learning Communities in Higher Education, Professional Learning Communities for School Administrators, Systems-Thinking Leadership for Complex Organizations, Instructional Leadership and Development for School Principals, Teacher Leadership, and Succession Planning for School Leaders.

Recent Publications/Presentations

  • Meyer, A. (2019). A Case Study Exploring Principal Collaborative Learning Teams to Support Instructional Leadership. Doctoral Dissertation: Drake University.
  • Meyer, A. (2017). The Mentor Coach as Servant Leader: Supporting Novice Principals in their Transition to School Leadership. Learning to Lead: A Doctoral Cohort's Journey, Tom Buckmiller, General Editor.

Advice to Students/Favorite Quote

  • "Love challenges, be intrigued by mistakes, enjoy effort, and keep on learning". - Carol Dweck

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