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Nov 15, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Fights for Equitable Opportunities for All Students

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe Professor of Education Years at Arcadia: 19 Courses: Princesses and Superheroes: How media shape children’s understanding of gender, sexuality, race, and disability; Intro to Inclusive Education; Disability Studies & Special Education Law...

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Nov 13, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University Offers 3 Graduate Credits for AIM Institute Literacy Teacher Training Course

Arcadia University and the AIM Institute for Learning & Research are pleased to announce an agreement to offer three graduate credits to educators completing the AIM Pathways IDA-accredited Pathways to Proficient Reading course. The course offers comprehensive tools and support to teachers...

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Oct 21, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Rehabilitation, Art, and Hope: Paskell ’81, ’96MEd Volunteers with Survivors of Sexual Exploitation

By Caitlin Joyce ’20  An estimated 15 million adolescent girls have been sexually exploited worldwide, according to The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). Organizations around the world, such as Destiny Rescue, help to retreive and protect children who are trapped in the global sex...

Dr. Bruce Campbell

Oct 18, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Johnston Fellow Dr. Campbell Produces Social Justice Album

Dust + Dignity Podcast: Music from the Series, a studio album executive produced by Associate Professor of Education Dr. Bruce Campbell Jr., was released on Oct 11. The album is a collection of the music used in Dr. Campbell’s “Dust + Dignity Podcast,” which highlights individuals who promote...

Students at the PA SEED Leadership Training Institute

Sep 18, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Dean Inspires Young Adults to be Curious at Regional Leadership Institute

Dr. Kim Dean, chair of the School of Education, addressed students in the sixth through 12th grades selected to represent their schools as Chief Science Officers (CSO) during the Pennsylvania SEED Leadership Training Institute at Arcadia in August. The 60 CSOs explored STEM leadership...

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Sep 5, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Applied Behavior Analysis Program Ranked Nationally, Dr. Woldoff Interviewed

Arcadia’s School of Education’s Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program was once again ranked nationally by AppliedBehaviorAnalysisEDU.org, an independent online publishing group on state licensing, educational options, and practice domains for practicing and future ABA professionals. The...

Aug 23, 2019 Caitlin Burns

New First-Year and Transfer Students Begin Their Arcadia Journeys

More than 600 first-year and transfer students started their collegiate journeys at Arcadia on Aug. 23.  During Move-In Day, faculty, staff, and student-athletes helped carry mini fridges, bedding, books, and other college necessities into Grey Towers Castle and Thomas, Dilworth, Heinz,...

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Jul 17, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Education Hosts Discussion on Inclusion of Students with Intellectual Disabilities

What does it mean to provide an inclusive education? This was the question posed by Dr. Kim Dean, chair of Education, Jessica Mattis, director of the Raising Expectations for Academic Learning (REAL) Certificate program, and Simon Mohr, coordinator of the REAL Certificate program, to the 25 faculty...

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Jul 1, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Education Alum Earns John Lovas Award As Part of Marginal Syllabus

School of Education alumna Christina Cantrill ’14MEd, associate director for national programs at the National Writing Project in Berkeley, Ca., is a member of the Marginal Syllabus team named the 2019 recipient of the John Lovas Award for an outstanding online project devoted to academic pursuits...

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Jun 24, 2019 Jennifer 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...

Dr. Marc Brasof, School of Education

Jun 21, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Dr. Brasof Publishes in the Journal of Educational Change

Dr. Marc Brasof, assistant professor of Education, published “Meeting the discipline challenge: Capacity-building youth-adult leadership” in the Journal of Educational Change on June 14. The article addresses causes of in-school conflicts and explores how youth courts—diversion programs that offer...

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Jun 9, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Academic Affairs Supports Innovative Programming

Last November, an Innovative Programming Group was established by Academic Affairs to strengthen programs, identify areas for growth, and support pioneering opportunities. Its work led to Arcadia’s first Innovative Programming grants, designed to help faculty and staff demonstrate feasibility,...