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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...

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Nov 9, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Sager '06M.Ed Joins Effort to Open Local Charter School

Tim Sager ’06M.Ed was recently consulted about the possible formation of a charter school in the North Penn School District. Reporter Online contributor Linda Stein notes that he is one of several who people who recently filed a request with the township with the hope of a school being opened as...

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Nov 2, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Gustavson Talks to 'Charlotte Parent' About Metacognitive Understanding

Dr. Leif Gustavson, Chairman, Education Department, Coordinator of Secondary English Education and Middle School Education Programs, was quoted in an article titled, "Learning Beyond the Books" recently posted in the Charlotte Parent. Smart kids think about their own thinking: they can take...

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Nov 2, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Course is First To Tackle Teaching Math in Inclusive Classrooms

Mathematics and Special Education come together in a new class that will help those teaching math in inclusive classrooms—with widespread ability levels among their students. Differentiation in the Mathematics Classroom (ED534), offered in the spring, will help teachers discover useful skills for...

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Oct 18, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Papay Named Runner-Up of National Award for Emerging Researchers

Dr. Clare Papay, Assistant Professor of Education, was the runner-up recipient of the Pat Sitlington Emerging Researcher Award at the 2011 Council for Exceptional Children Division on Career Development and Transition International Conference in Kansas City, Mo., on Oct. 14. The award is given for...

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Oct 18, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Graduate Certificates Springboard Teachers In and Out of the Classroom

By Erica Lamberg Small class sizes, personalized attention, knowledgeable professors and flexible course options are some of the benefits Jenna Connor has discovered through earning undergraduate, graduate and completing post-graduate coursework at Arcadia University. Connor, 26, a graduate of...

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Oct 7, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Slesaransky-Poe, Speaking as Mom, Before President Obama

By Graciela Slesaransky-Poe Associate Professor of Special Education Over the years, I felt very proud to have been recognized for my professional contributions to the field of inclusive education. This past weekend, the recognition was, not only as an educator, but also as a mom. And it felt...