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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...

May 17, 2016

Slesaransky-Poe Featured as Expert in Inquirer on Gender Nonconformity

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, founding dean of the School of Education, was featured as an expert on transgender and gender-nonconformity issues in The Philadelphia Inquirer on May 14. Slesaransky-Poe said she finds it concerning that the public conversation about the needs of transgender and...

June 8, 2018

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Presents on Inclusive Education in Poland

On May 17, Professor of Education Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe presented “The Changing Paradigm of Inclusive Education” at a conference organized by the International Institute for the Study of Culture and Education in Warsaw, Poland. Joined by students in the European Doctorate in Teachers...

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...

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,...

August 31, 2017

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Named Champion of Social Justice

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, professor in the School of Education, is the recipient of the 2017 Champion of Social Justice Award by the Parent Education and Advocacy Leadership (PEAL) Center. Dr. Slesaransky-Poe was recognized for "her work in creating welcoming, inclusive, and safe schools and...

February 4, 2011

Slesaransky-Poe Receives Excellence in Inclusive Education Award

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, Associate Professor and Coordinator of Special Education, receives the Patricia J. Creegan Award for Excellence in Inclusive Education, given by the Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition (PEAC) at its annual meeting on Saturday, Feb. 5, at 10 a.m. The award...

November 2, 2010

Garcia, Slesaransky-Poe: ‘The Heteronormative Classroom’

Dr. Ana María García, Associate Professor and Chair of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, and Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, Associate Professor of Education, published an article on “The heteronormative classroom: Questioning and liberating practices” in The Teacher Educator, the journal...

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...

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 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...

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...

May 18, 2011

Slesaransky-Poe Quoted in Corpus Christi Caller-Times Article

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, Associate Professor in Special Education, Coordinator of the Masters, Five-Year, and Certification Program in Special Education, was quoted in the caller.com article “High schools learning how to deal with Gay-Straight Alliances,” which covers the recent debate on...

May 24, 2011

Slesaransky-Poe Named To U.S. Dept. of Education Advisory Committee

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, Associate Professor of Special Education, recently was named to the U.S. Department of Education’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Advisory Committee, one of 10 Regional Advisory Committees to collect information on educational needs across the country. The first meeting will...

November 8, 2017

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Featured in Reading Eagle for Transgender Rights Presentation

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe was featured in the Oct. 31 The Reading Eagle for presenting to the Exeter School Board about supporting transgender students in the district. “There is a lot of fear and lack of education,” said Dr. Slesaransky-Poe. “That’s why I love having the opportunity to...

March 22, 2018

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Presents on Gender Nonconforming Students at Diversity Officers Conference

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, professor of Education, presented “From Personal to Professional to Political: How Raising a Gender Nonconforming Child Changed Me, My Profession, and the World Around Me” at the 12th annual Conference of the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher...

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...

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....

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...