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Title: Assistant Professor of Organizational Leadership
Associate Director of Leadership and Strengths Development
Office: Behavioral Science Department T 303H
PhD Regent University
M.S. Missouri State University
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
B.B.A. Evangel University
Job Responsibilities: Teach Behavioral Science and Leadership Courses
Coordinate Leadership Minor and Scholars Program
Coordinate strengths-based development for faculty and staff
Org Memberships: International Leadership Association (ILA) (current member)
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) (Past member)
Leadership Springfield Board Member and Leadership Academy Chair
Springfield Greene County Civility Committee Member
City of Springfield Strategic Planning Committee Member-Education and Workforce Development
Christian Adult Higher Education Association (CAHEA)
Association of Counselor Educators (ACE)
Certified in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention
Organizational Design and Development (MOL)
Communications for Effective Leaders (MOL)
Drug Abuse and Alcoholism
Lifespan Human Growth and Development
Intro to Human Services
Communications for Effective Leadership
Adult and Prior Learning Assessment
Group Counseling Facilitator
Publications: Sutton, G.W., Phillips, S., Lehnert, A. B., Bartle, B.W., and Yokomizo, P. (2011). Strengths assessment, academic self-efficacy, and learning outcomes in a Christian university sample. Journal of Psychology and Christianity, 30, 28-36.
Lehnert, A. B. (2009). The influence of strengths-based development on leadership practices among undergraduate college students. Published doctoral dissertation, Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA.
Started Work: 2002
Favorite Thing About Work: It is an honor to be able to help students reach their personal and professional goals through advising, teaching and counseling.
Was an Evangel Student: 1993-1997
Favorite Memory as a Student: Sitting in the caf, long after dinner, laughing and talking with friends.
Originally From: Nashville, TN
Personal Information: Married to Darren Lehnert, OB-GYN at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, MO
2 bonus sons Cody (18) and Austin (13)
Other: Springfield Business Journal 40 Under 40 Recipient 2009
Leadership Springfield Graduate Class 23
Gallup University Trained and Certified Strengths Leadership Coach
Gallup University's StrengthsQuest Architect Award Recipient
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