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June 23, 2015

School of Education Recognizes 10th Anniversary of Doctoral Program

The School of Education celebrated the 10th anniversary of its first cohort for the Doctor of Education on June 11. The event, which brought more than 30 alumni and current students in the Doctor of Education program, also honored the founder of the program, Dr. Christina Ager. After remarks from...

February 19, 2015

Drs. Slesaransky-Poe and Rosen Sign Petition to End Test-based Policies

As Congress revises and reauthorizes the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, also known as No Child Left Behind, many professors and researchers are calling for an end to test-based education policies. In an open letter to Congress and the Obama Administration, Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe and...

January 9, 2015

Slesaransky-Poe Speaks on WHYY on Gender Nonconformity

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, founding dean of the School of Education, appeared as a guest on WHYY’s Voices in the Family for a segment on “the alienation and pain transgender individuals face” and ways schools can create a positive environment for gender nonconforming students. The episode, which...

January 9, 2015

Slesaransky-Poe Speaks on WHYY on Gender Nonconformity

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, founding dean of the School of Education, appeared as a guest on WHYY’s Voices in the Family for a segment on “the alienation and pain transgender individuals face” and ways schools can create a positive environment for gender nonconforming students. The episode, which...

October 8, 2014

CNN, Inquirer: Slesaransky-Poe Discusses Embracing Gender Differences in Schools

CNN.com blog Schools of Thought posted a story Oct. 3 quoting Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, professor of education and founding dean of the School of Education at Arcadia University. “This is the reality in which we live: Gender is a continuum, not a box,” said Slesaransky-Poe in “6 ways to...

July 1, 2014

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Featured in Philadelphia Inquirer as Expert on Gender Identity

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, founding dean of the School of Education, was featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer for working with school districts around the country, including Hatboro-Horsham School District, on advising staff members on how to address challenges in welcoming students who are...

April 8, 2014

Slesaransky-Poe Named Founding Dean of Education at Arcadia University

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, associate professor of education and Frank and Evelyn Steinbrucker ’42 Endowed Chair at Arcadia University, has been appointed founding dean of the University’s School of Education. The appointment is effective June 1. “Arcadia University is delighted to have Dr....

May 1, 2013

Slesaransky-Poe Co-leads Community Discussion on Creating Welcoming Schools at Cheltenham School District

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, Associate Professor in Special Education, was invited by the United Parents Group to co-facilitate a community meeting at the Cheltenham School District on April 11.  The topic of the conversation was “Recognizing and Embracing Our Community’s Diversity: Welcoming...

February 27, 2013

Slesaransky-Poe Publishes in ‘Phi Delta Kappan’

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe’s article, “Adults set the tone for welcoming all students,” appeared in the February 2013 issue of Phi Delta Kappan, the publication of Phi Delta Kappa International, the premier professional association for educators. Speaking as a mother and a teacher educator,...

February 25, 2013

Education Professors Sponsor Youth Leadership Workshop

Dr. Kira Baker-Doyle, Assistant Professor, School of Education, Dr. Kathy Trainor, Adjunct Professor, School of Education, Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, Associate Professor, School of Education, and Beth Specker, Director of Educational Initiatives at the School of Continuing Studies, worked with...

February 21, 2013

Slesaransky-Poe Facilitates Workshops at National Convention on Creating Safe, Inclusive Schools

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, Associate Professor in Special Education, facilitated two workshops at the National Association of Schools Psychologists (NASP) Annual Convention on Feb. 15 in Seattle, Wash. The first workshop, “Is this the right school for my gender nonconforming son?” narrated the...

February 5, 2013

USA Today College: Flores ’14 Speaks Out Against Homonormativity

USA Today College featured “Opinion: My fight against homonormativity” by Jayson Flores ’14 on Jan. 28. The article is an honest look at the pressure in the LGBT community to mimic heteronormative standards and features insights from educators, including Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, Associate...

December 18, 2012

Slesaransky-Poe Gives Keynote at Family Matters Conference

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, Associate Professor, presented two sessions at the Family Matters Conference, organized by Philadelphia Family Pride, on Oct. 20 at Arcadia University.  The keynote presentation, “Partnering with Our Schools to Welcome Our Families,” discussed steps LGBTQ families...

October 19, 2012

PhillyMag.com: Arcadia Hosts Third Annual Family Matters Conference, Oct. 20

PhillyMag.com reported on Oct. 17 that Philadelphia Family Pride is hosting its third annual Family Matters Conference at Arcadia University on Saturday, Oct. 20. Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, Associate Professor in Special Education, Coordinator of the Masters, Five-Year, and Certification Program...

October 8, 2012

LeadCast Blog: Slesaransky-Poe Discusses Gender Nonconformity

On Oct. 2, LeadScape posted “Embracing the Whole Child: From Gender Binary to Gender Continuum” by contributor Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, Associate Professor of Education. The article focuses on building support and alliances for children who are gender nonconforming or transgender. For more...

September 28, 2012

Slesaransky-Poe Speaks at First Annual Seek Ignite Change Series, Oct. 16

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Graduate Special Education and Certification Program, will be a guest speaker at the Gender and Sexuality Workshop, part of the first annual Seek Ignite Change Series at the Friends Select School (FSS) on Tuesday, Oct. 16,...

February 20, 2012

Education Faculty News: Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe

In October 2011, Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Graduate Special Education and Certification Program, attended the Family Matters Conference at Widener University in Chester, PA, where she presented on “What is “normal” anyway? A conversation with LGBTQ...

November 1, 2011

Slesaransky-Poe Addresses Annual Human Rights Campaign National Dinner

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, Associate Professor of Special Education and Special Education master’s program coordinator, addressed 3,000 guests moments before President Barack Obama took the stage at the 15th Annual Human Rights Campaign National Dinner in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 1, 2011....

October 7, 2011

Slesaransky-Poe, Speaking as Mom, Before President Obama

By Graciela Slesaransky-Poe Associate Professor of Special Education Over the years, I felt very proud to have been recognized for my professional contributions to the field of inclusive education. This past weekend, the recognition was, not only as an educator, but also as a mom. And it felt...

September 30, 2011

Slesaransky-Poe to Speak Before President Obama at Human Rights Campaign Dinner

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, Associate Professor of Education, will speak before 3,000 guests, including President Obama, at the 15th Annual Human Rights Campaign National Dinner in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Oct. 1. Slesaransky-Poe, a trainer and consultant for the HRC’s Welcoming Schools...