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Feb 15, 2012 Susan Gettlin

A Pivotal Moment Realized: Dr. Tina Pisch’s Dissertation Research Uses Creative Approach to Address Real-World Issues of Inclusion

Tina Pisch, ‘11 Ed.D., Special Education, presented the results of her dissertation research at the Castle in November 2011. Tina’s dissertation research evolved into an inclusive theater project that grew out of her interest in supporting the theatrical talents of six students in her inclusive...

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Feb 15, 2012 Susan Gettlin

Inaugural Education Department Colloquium, March 29

Arcadia University’s Education Department will host its first-ever Colloquium this spring! The Colloquium,  “Unpacking the PA School Budget: What Does This Mean for Me?” will be held on Thursday, March 29, 5:30 p.m., in the Common Great Room (map). The event will feature a panel discussion that...

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Feb 15, 2012 Susan Gettlin

A Reflection on Teaching, Learning and Arcadia: Education Department Launches New Tradition to Honor Graduates

Teaching is a profession of self-reflection. Arcadia’s education programs incorporate self-reflection into many courses, encouraging students to consider how their student teaching and fieldwork experiences influence their professional and personal development. Building off this theme, the...

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Feb 15, 2012 Susan Gettlin

'We’re at the Top of the Field': Q-and-A with Dr. Erik Nelson

By Erica Lamberg Dr. Erik Nelson wears multiple hats at Arcadia University.  He serves as Dean of the School of Continuing Studies, which includes the Center for Adult and Professional Education (CAPE); as an Assistant Professor of Education; as Coordinator of Instructional Technology; and as...

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Feb 3, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Psychology Today: Santangelo Provides Best Quote

Psychology Today recently quoted Dr. Tanya Santangelo, Assistant Professor of Education, in the Best Quotes section of "Raising Readers, Writers, and Spellers: An Expert Guide for Parents," which discusses the topic of handwriting in the 21st century. J. Richard Gentry, contributor and expert on...

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Jan 20, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Collins ’03, ’05M.Ed. Appointed Program Director of Burlington YMCA

CourierPostOnline.com reported that Dana Collins ’03, ’05M.Ed. was appointed the Executive Program Director of the YMCA of Burlington and Camden Counties, Jan. 16. In the position of executive program director, Collins will be responsible for operations and programming for the Ys Primetime school-...

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Jan 19, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Alexandria Gazette Packet: Schoeler '11M.Ed. Joins ACPS

Alexandria Gazette Packet featured one of Alexandria City Public School (ACPS) system's newest teachers, Regan Schoeler ’11M.Ed., on Jan. 5. Her presence in the community will bring fresh perspectives and new energy to the district, as reported by Gazette Packet Contributor, Maya Horowitz. "I chose...

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Dec 16, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Springfield Superintendent's District Named 'Success Story' for 100 Percent Reading Rate

Springfield School District in Delaware County, Pa., was recently honored by the American Association of School Administrators as a “Featured School District Success Story.” In 2001, the Springfield Board of School Directors and Superintendent Dr. James P. Capolupo, an Arcadia alum, agreed on the...

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Dec 9, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Springfield Sun: Local High School Students Practice Employment Skills at Arcadia

The Springfield Sun (Springfield, Pa.) recently featured Springfield School District’s unique Part Time Learning Support program which teaches students independent-living skills, such as self-employability skills, as reported by Montgomery News contributor, Kaitlyn Linsner. Students practice these...

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Dec 6, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Shultz's Photography Featured in the Creativity and Parkinson's Project

The original photography of Dr. Jeffrey Shultz, Professor of Education and Assistant Provost for Special Projects, is featured on the Parkinson's Disease Foundation website as a part of the Creativity and Parkinson's Project. The project exists to explore, support and encourage the therapeutic...

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Dec 2, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Harvard Law Dean Receives Goldberg Award, Named After Arcadia Education Professor

Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow’s book, In Brown’s Wake: Legacies of America’s Educational Landmark, received the Steven S. Goldberg Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Education Law, reports the Harvard Law website. The award is given annually by the Education Law Association “in...

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Nov 15, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Listen for Christina Ager on BEN-FM Woman of the Week

BEN-FM radio personality Marilyn Russell, host of WBEN's weekly "Woman of the Week" show, interviewed Dr. Christina Ager, Arcadia University Professor of Education, this weekend. Listen to see if Ager tells Russell why she gave up driving for UPS for a job she loves—making a difference in the...