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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...

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Dec 18, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Chance Joins Advisory Council at Parkway Northwest High School

During fall semester Janet Chance, Director of the Office of School and Community Collaborations, began serving on the Advisory Council for Parkway Northwest High School for Peace and Social Justice. The council addresses a range of issues related to the school's success, such as connecting the...

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Dec 18, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Trainor Presents at Early Childhood Summit

Dr. Kathy Trainor, Adjunct Professor and Director of Inclusive and Early Childhood Fieldwork, presented two sessions of a workshop titled “Promoting Inclusive Practices through Meaningful Collaboration in Early Childhood” at the 2012 Early Childhood Summit at Penn State University on Oct. 23.

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Dec 18, 2012 Purnell Cropper

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...

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Dec 18, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Papay Presents Poster at Association of University Centers on Disabilities Annual Conference

The work of Dr. Clare Papay, Assistant Professor and Director of Special Education Certification, was displayed at the 2012 Association of University Centers on Disabilities Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. Papay’s poster “Creating opportunities for post-secondary education for students with...