Special Education

May 18, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Catherine Bergmueller

Catherine Bergmueller   Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education and Special Education Hometown: Mifflinburg, Pa. Involvement on campus: Catherine played field hockey for three years at Arcadia and is a member of Arcadia’s Student Athletic Association Council, which...

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May 26, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Hosts Autistic Self-Advocates Speak Up! Panel

In celebration of Autism and Neurodiversity Acceptance Month, Arcadia’s School of Education hosted an Autistic Self-Advocates Speak Up! Panel on April 21. The panel featured three autistic self-advocates: artist Brian Foti, Gregory Tino, author of The Autistic Mind Finally Speaks, and lecturer...

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May 20, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Lauren Dougherty: Bachelor of Arts in Education

Major and minor: Bachelor of Arts in Education, specializing in PreK-4 Elementary and PreK-12 Special Education Favorite Arcadia memory: My favorite memories are the ones I made with my teammates on and off the field. More specifically some of our bus rides and locker room talks will go down in...

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May 19, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Online ABA Certificate Program Ranked Top in Country

Arcadia’s Online Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Graduate Certificate has been ranked nationally by the Applied Behavior Analysis Program Guide as one of the best online programs for this subject area.  Offered through the University’s School of Education, the fully online program was...

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Jun 24, 2019 Jen Retter

Education Alumni Ranked Among Philly’s Best Teachers

Six School of Education graduates were featured in a Philly.com article highlighting 2019 Lindback Foundation Distinguished Teaching Award winners from the School District of Philadelphia: Denise Piotrowski Eiler ’06MEd (Educational Leadership), a social studies teacher at Baldi Middle School...

Jun 14, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Brasof, Peterson '16 Publish Research on Youth Court

Assistant Professor of Education Dr. Marc Brasof and Special Education graduate Kate Peterson ‘16 published their research on student discipline in urban schools on May 9 in Psychology in the School. Titled “Creating procedural justice and legitimate authority within school discipline systems...

May 18, 2017 Caitlin Burns

In Video, Class of 2017 Grads Share After Arcadia Plans

Find out what graduates of the Class of 2017 have planned after Commencement.   Watch the Video

Apr 3, 2015 jretter Retter

Dr. Papay Elected as Exceptional Children’s Representative

Director of Special Education Certification Programs Dr. Clare Papay has been elected Northeast Regional Representative for the Council of Exceptional Children’s Division on Career Development and Transition. Dr. Papay, who has been a part of the Arcadia faculty since 2011, is co-director...

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Mar 4, 2015 jretter Retter

Papay Moderates Session at Special Education Law Conference

Dr. Clare Papay, director of undergraduate and graduate special education certification, served as a moderator at the Lehigh University 42nd Special Education Law Conference held in May in Bethlehem, Pa. Dr. Papay moderated a session led by Thomas A. Mayes titled “Ethics for Attorneys in Special...

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Jul 8, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Papay Moderates at Lehigh University’s 42nd Special Education Law Conference

Dr. Clare Papay, assistant professor of special education at Arcadia University, served as a moderator at Lehigh University’s 42nd Special Education Law Conference held on May 9, after serving on the planning committee for the conference. The theme of the conference, “What Does Law Mean in 2014...

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Feb 21, 2013 Donna Whitlock

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...

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Nov 30, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Metro.com: Gonzalez-Lopez Discusses Rise of ASD Diagnosis

Metro.com featured Dr. Adriana Gonzalez-Lopez in a Nov. 28 article, "Exploring options for special needs students," which discusses the rise of autism diagnosis as well as teacher training. Gonzalez-Lopez is the Director of Arcadia's BBEST Program, which provides services to school districts in the...