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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...

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May 25, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Assistant Secretary of State Alum Encourages STEM-related Careers

Arcadia University alumna Jane Oates, Assistant Secretary of State for the U.S. Department of Labor's Workforce Training and Administration, gave a keynote presentation May 8 at a Siemens PLM Connection. Oates earned a Master of Education from Arcadia University. "Typically, customers speak about...

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May 25, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Lutton ’93M Edits New Book 'Advancing the Early Childhood Profession'

Alison Lutton ’93M recently edited a book which presents the National Association for the Education of Young Children's (NAEYC) revised national standards for professional preparation and ongoing professional development as well as other related resources, titled Advancing the Early Childhood...

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May 15, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Village News: Moody ’79 M.Ed., Chesterfield Elementary School Teacher of the Year

On May 9 Village News (Chester, Va.) reported that Amanda Moody ’79M.Ed. was one of three educators to win Teachers of the Year honors in the Chesterfield School District. Amanda Moody of Wells Elementary is Chesterfield’s Elementary School Teacher of the Year. She began her career in 1975 in...

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May 10, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Herald-Mail.com: Royer Named Superintendent of Waynesboro School District

Herald-Mail.com recently reported that Wendy L. Royer, Adjunct Professor of Education, will be stepping into the position of assistant superintendent for the Waynesboro Area School District on Aug. 1. Her first teaching job out of college in 1989 was in the Waynesboro Area School District as a...

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May 10, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Abington Journal: International Scholarship Recipient Muraca '10 Pursues Postgrad Degree

The Abington Journal reported that Stephanie Muraca ’10 is pursuing a master's degree in Education at the University of Bath in England, U.K., on May 9. She earned her bachelor's degree from Arcadia University in Elementary and Early Childhood Education in 2010. Recipient of the University of Bath...

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May 2, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

CBS 6: Moody ’79M.Ed. Named Chesterfield Teacher of the Year

CBS 6 (Richmond, Va.) reported on May 2, "Amanda Moody of Wells Elementary is Chesterfield’s Elementary School Teacher of the Year. She began her career in 1975 in Williamsburg-James City County and also taught at schools in Germany and England for the U.S. Department of Defense. Since 1993, Moody...