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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,...

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Sep 14, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Chestnut Hill Local: Alpern ’99M.Ed. Teaches Courses from Home-Based Studio

Chestnut Hill Local featured Jane Alpern ’99M.Ed., whose home-based business Alpern Art Studio helps students discover a variety of media through drawing, painting, working with clay, pastels and printmaking. Ten years ago, after her children were self-sufficient, Alpern began teaching art in...

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Sep 5, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Montgomery Media: Christian ’95M.Ed. Named New Owen J. Roberts Superintendent

On Sept. 4, Montgomery Media reported that Dr. Michael Christian ’95M.Ed. is the new superintendent in the Owen J. Roberts School District. His decision to move from teaching to administration was a natural consequence of his dedication to education. “As I grew professionally, the move to...

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Aug 10, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Phillyburbs.com: Evert Promoted to Principal of Cecelia Snyder Middle School in Bensalem

Phillyburbs.com reported on Aug. 9 that Thomas Evert was promoted to principal of Cecelia Snyder Middle School in Bensalem, Pa., by the Bensalem Township School District school board. Prior to his job as assistant principal at Snyder, he served as assistant principal at Bensalem High School and...

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Aug 3, 2012 Purnell Cropper

School of Education Awarded Mini-Grant for Content and Special Education Baccalaureate Program

Arcadia University's School of Education has been awarded a $20,000 mini-grant to support the planning and development of a Dual 7-12 Content and Special Education Baccalaureate Program. This mini-grant is part of Pennsylvania's “Improving Student Results: A Focus on Highly Qualified Special...

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Aug 3, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Bornstein Co-Authors Chapter on Multicultural Education Pioneer James Banks

Dr. Jodi Bornstein co-authored a book chapter that is forthcoming titled "James Banks: A pioneer in multicultural education." The chapter will be published in the book Educating about Social Issues in the 20th and 21st Centuries. She co-authored this chapter with her colleague, Dr. Kristine Lewis...

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Aug 3, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Appelbaum Presents at AAAC Conference

Dr. Peter Appelbaum recently attended the American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies and the American Educational Research Association conferences. Appelbaum, who is president of the AAACS, gave the presidential address, ran business meetings and gave research presentations on...

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Aug 3, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Campbell Presents at Caribbean Studies Conferences in Guadeloupe and England

In June, Dr. Bruce Campbell presented his research, "Caribbean Students’ Social Adjustment," at the Caribbean Studies Association Conference in Le Gosier, Guadeloupe, Antilles Francaises. In July, he presented other research, "Caribbean Students' Assimilation to a Culture at a Small Liberal Arts...

Jul 10, 2012 Edward Neenan

School of Continuing Studies Hosts Danielson Framework Institute for Area Educators

Arcadia University’s School of Continuing Studies partnered with the Danielson Group to offer an Institute on Charlotte Danielson’s Framework for Teaching at the King of Prussia Campus. The three-day institute, held June 25-27, proved to be a valuable experience for the Pennsylvania and New Jersey...

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Jun 20, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Times Herald: Norristown Teacher Pinpoints Educational Weaknesses

The Times Herald quoted Mark Cratin, a special education teacher at Norristown Area High School, in "NAHS program targets improved student performance" on June 12. As part of the school leadership team that was organized to improve the school's educational programming, Cratin analyzes student data...