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May 1, 2013 Purnell Cropper

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...

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May 1, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Campbell Presents at the National Social Science Conference

On March 26, Dr. Bruce Campbell presented his research, “Caribbean Students’ Social Adjustment and the University’s Commitment to Being Culturally Responsive,” at the National Social Science Association Conference in Las Vegas, Nev. This study investigated the experiences of Caribbean college...

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Apr 4, 2013 JoLynne Bremmer

Media Patch: Woods ’81M.Ed. Honored in ‘Teacher Spotlight’

David Woods ’81M.Ed. was featured in Media Patch’s “Teacher Spotlight” on March 18 for his excellence in the classroom. He has spent more than 30 years as an educator in the Rose Tree Media School District. This Indian Lane Elementary School fifth-grade teacher likes to challenge his students as...

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Feb 27, 2013 Purnell Cropper

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,...

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Feb 26, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Chance Presents at NAIS Conference

Janet Chance, Director of the Office of School and Community Collaborations in the School of Education, will present “Intentional Leadership Development...What Works?” with several colleagues at the National Association of Independent Schools’ Annual Conference in Philadelphia from Feb. 27 through...

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Feb 26, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Gustavson and Baker-Doyle Present at Ethnography Forum

Dr. Leif Gustavson, Interim Dean, School of Education, and Dr. Kira Baker-Doyle, Assistant Professor, School of Education, along with Upper Dublin High School English teachers, led a panel discussion at the 34th Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum in Philadelphia on Feb. 23. They shared...

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Feb 25, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Hooker Presents Paper at BLGTA College Conference

Dr. Steve Hooker, Assistant Professor, School of Education, presented a paper, “How do gay and lesbian educators negotiate their sexual identities in their K-12 schools?” at the Midwest BLGTA College Conference in Lansing, Mich., in February.

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Feb 25, 2013 Purnell Cropper

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...

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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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Feb 5, 2013 Sarah Schwartz

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...

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Jan 14, 2013 Sarah Schwartz

Tennis Pro Provides Advice for Young Athletes

Mary Lou Cardie ’99M recently published an article, "Value the Fundamentals," on EZineArticles.com, which focuses on helping young athletes reach their full potential. Cardie, who is a USPTA Certified P1 Tennis Teaching Professional, earned a Master’s of Education degree from Arcadia in 1999. If...

Dec 18, 2012 Purnell Cropper

School of Education Hosts Inaugural Colloquium

The Honorable Edward G. Rendell, former Governor of Pennsylvania, spoke about the value ofOn Nov. 1, the School of Education hosted its inaugural School of Education Colloquium, “Keeping the Promise of Early Childhood Education: Putting Into Practice What We Know,” which focused on the importance...