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Feb 15, 2012 Susan Gettlin

Education Alumni News: Dana Collins

In January, Dana Collins ECE '03, M.Ed., Educational Leadership, '05, was assigned the position of Executive Program Director at the YMCA of Burlington and Camden counties in New Jersey. During the past six years, Dana has been part of a team to expand early childhood care, education for school-...

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Feb 15, 2012 Susan Gettlin

Education Alumni News: Nathan Federick

Nathan Federick ’07, Secondary Education (English), recently published a book about his experience as a new teacher in one of Philadelphia’s toughest schools. For Real, For Real: The Entirely-True Story of a First-Time Teacher and an Inner-City School is available at Amazon and other select stores.

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Feb 15, 2012 Susan Gettlin

Education Alumni News: Dana Barbry-Nuble

Since 2004, when she was in the last year of her undergraduate degree at Arcadia, Dana Barbry-Nuble ’04 B.A. Liberal Studies/Elem. Ed., ’06 M.Ed. Language, has been effecting a positive change at a homeless shelter in West Philadelphia. In 2005, she accepted the position as Education Service...

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Feb 15, 2012 Susan Gettlin

Beth Specker Named to Director Role at CAPE

In January, Beth Specker joined Arcadia University's School of Continuing Studies (CAPE) in the role of Director of Educational Initiatives. In this role,Beth will develop innovative CAPE programs to meet the needs of today’s educators, in collaboration with the Education Department. Her primary...

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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...