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Mar 15, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Graduate Raises Money by Running the 5K and Creating a Webpage

When she was an Education student at Arcadia University, Cory Mazen ’10 and her classmates visited Melmark, an agency in Berwyn that serves children and adults with a broad range of developmental disabilities. Now teaching in New Jersey, she has found a special hospital and educational facility...

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Mar 2, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Chestnut Hill Local: Gast ’97M.Ed. Immortalizes Sister, World Class Flutist, in New Book

Chestnut Hill Local (Chestnut Hill, Pa.) reported that Beverly Shaffer Gast ’07M.Ed. recently published Angel in Black: A Musical Life In Letters, 1925-1973 (2011, Trafford Publishing), on Feb. 29. The book features her sister, Elaine Shaffer, one of the most prominent flutists in the world, and...

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Feb 20, 2012 Susan Gettlin

Education Faculty News: Dr. Peggy Hickman

Dr. Peggy Hickman, Associate Professor of Education, Coordinator of the Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership, presented a keynote address on December 18, 2011 for the Allegheny Intermediate Unit full-day symposium with general educators.  Her keynote was titled, "Differentiating Instruction...

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Feb 20, 2012 Susan Gettlin

Education Faculty News: Dr. Ellen Skilton-Sylvester

On sabbatical in 2011-12, Dr. Skilton-Sylvester is living in Monteverde in a cloud forest in Costa Rica this year exploring language learning first hand.  In addition to her own Spanish classes and daily cross-cultural and multilingual interactions (in taxis, grocery stores, and coffee shops), she...

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Feb 20, 2012 Susan Gettlin

Education Faculty News: Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe

In October 2011, Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Graduate Special Education and Certification Program, attended the Family Matters Conference at Widener University in Chester, PA, where she presented on “What is “normal” anyway? A conversation with LGBTQ...

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Feb 20, 2012 Susan Gettlin

Summer Internship at Center for Applied Linguistics

As part of its annual summer internship program, the Center for Applied Linguistics is looking for highly qualified graduate students interested in measurement and assessment issues related to language.  The interns will work closely with the Psychometrics/Research team on projects that provide...

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Feb 15, 2012 Susan Gettlin

Education Alumni News: Regan Schoeler

Regan Schoeler ’11 M. Ed., Literacy Studies w/Reading Specialist and ELL certificates, discovered Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) when she attended the Greater Philadelphia Job Fair in March of 2011. She thanks Dr. Kathleen Wirth, coordinator of Literacy Studies, for preparing her for a...

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Feb 15, 2012 Susan Gettlin

Education Alumni News: Christina Fallstick

Christina Fallstick, '11, B.A., Fine Arts with Art Education and Mathematics Certification, was featured in the Fall/Winter 2011 Focus, the newsletter of the Center School. The article profiled Christina as a new faculty member at the school. In the article, Christina remarks on her new position,...

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Feb 15, 2012 Susan Gettlin

Education Alumni News: Adam Anderson

Adam Anderson, ’09 B.A., Certification in Art Education, successfully spearheaded the creation of the Ninth Grade Academy at Frankford High School in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia School District describes an academy as “a school within a school designed to be more personal and focused on a...

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Feb 15, 2012 Susan Gettlin

Education Alumni News: Sandra Morash Basara Miller

On October 20, 2011, Sandra Morash Basara Miller ’04, M.Ed., Secondary Education, presented at the National Council of Teachers of Math (NCTM) Regional Conference in Atlantic City, NJ. This marked her second time as a presenter at NCTM. At this conference, she presented on ideas and activities...

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Feb 15, 2012 Susan Gettlin

Education Alumni News: Meg Eubank

Meg Eubank '05 BA, Elementary Education; '07 M.Ed., Language Arts and Fine Arts/Photography, Meg coordinates Welcome the Stranger, a nonprofit that offers English classes to immigrants and refugees in Morrisville, PA. She supervises and develops curriculum and teaches her own caseload of 75 English...

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Feb 15, 2012 Susan Gettlin

Education Alumni News: Kathleen Jackson

Kathleen Jackson, ‘12, M.A., Library Science (candidate), was recently named a “Student Librarian of the year” by the Pennsylvania School Library Association. Kathleen, who entered education after a long career in marketing, believes education in the U.S. is at a critical juncture, and a strong...