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Dec 18, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Appelbaum Presents at Journal of Curriculum Theorizing Conference

Dr. Peter Appelbaum, Professor and Director of Disciplinary and Transdisciplinary Studies, and graduate students Chris Loeffler and Jules Mermelstein presented at the Journal of Curriculum Theorizing Conference on Curriculum Theory and Classroom Practice at the Bergamo Center near Dayton, Ohio....

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Dec 18, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Unfinished Business: Marchitello ’10M.Ed. Weighs In on School-to-Prison Pipeline

On Dec. 17, Unfinished Business posted an article written by Max Marchitello ’10M.Ed. titled "Congress Takes on the School-to-Prison Pipeline." Marchitello discusses institutional discipline practices and the recent congressional hearing, which, "marked an important first step for Congress to...

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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...

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Nov 16, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Newsworks: Education Students Strengthen Programming at Friends of Mifflin Elementary

Newsworks reported on Nov. 8 that Arcadia University Education majors are strengthening the after school programming at the Mifflin Elementary School in East Falls, Pa. Over the summer, FOM assisted with bringing before and after-school care, a result of requests by working parents in the community...

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Nov 7, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Appelbaum Presents Keynote at Harry Potter-Themed Conference

Dr. Peter Appelbaum, Professor and Director of Disciplinary and Transdisciplinary Studies in the School of Education, was the keynote speaker at “Harry Potter: Reflections on the Major Themes in J.K. Rowling’s Literature,” an academic conference held at Chestnut Hill College on Oct. 26. Appelbaum’s...

Nov 5, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Montgomery Media: Gov. Rendell Gives Keynote at School of Education Colloquium

Montgomery Media recently reported that Arcadia University's School of Education hosted its second annual Education Colloquium which featured keynote speaker Gov. Ed Rendell on Nov. 1. The colloquium focused on the implementation of recent research and policy in early childhood education, as...

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Oct 22, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Arcadia University Faculty Present ‘The Hidden Other: Immigrants in Higher Education’ at AAC&U Conference

Arcadia University Faculty Drs. Hilary Dick, Ana Maria Garcia and Jeffrey Shultz presented “The Hidden Other: Immigrants in Higher Education” at the Modeling Equity, Engaging Difference: New Frameworks for Diversity and Learning conference in Baltimore, Md., on Oct. 19. The conference was sponsored...

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Oct 19, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

PhillyMag.com: Arcadia Hosts Third Annual Family Matters Conference, Oct. 20

PhillyMag.com reported on Oct. 17 that Philadelphia Family Pride is hosting its third annual Family Matters Conference at Arcadia University on Saturday, Oct. 20. Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, Associate Professor in Special Education, Coordinator of the Masters, Five-Year, and Certification Program...

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Oct 10, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

NJ.com: Lasher ’96M.Ed. Named Finalist for National Teaching Award

NJ.com reported on Oct. 4 that Kristina Lasher ’96M.Ed. was named one of two N.J. finalists eligible to receive a 2012 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). PAEMST program authorizes that the President of the United States annually bestow up to 108 awards...

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Oct 8, 2012 JoLynne Bremmer

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...

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Oct 1, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Papay Presents Webinar on 'Developing Inclusive College Opportunities' Through Think College

On Sept. 17, Dr. Clare Papay presented a webinar titled "Getting Started: Developing Inclusive College Opportunities for Students with Intellectual Disabilities" with Dr. Megan Griffin of the University of New Mexico. The webinar was offered through Think College, the national coordinating center...

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Sep 28, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Slesaransky-Poe Speaks at First Annual Seek Ignite Change Series, Oct. 16

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Graduate Special Education and Certification Program, will be a guest speaker at the Gender and Sexuality Workshop, part of the first annual Seek Ignite Change Series at the Friends Select School (FSS) on Tuesday, Oct. 16,...