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Aug 5, 2011 Donna Whitlock

Inside Higher Ed Notes Early Childhood Leadership Program

Arcadia University’s Early Childhood Leadership Certificate Program was listed in the Inside Higher Education's online newsletter on Aug. 1. Read more.

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Aug 5, 2011 Donna Whitlock

Reedy Talks to 'Pink' Magazine About Transitioning Back to School

Dr. Cindy Reedy, Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the Early Childhood Education, was quoted in an article titled “School Schedule Transitioning from Summer” in the current issue of Pink magazine. The transition from school to summer and summer to school is not only physical but also “...

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Jul 29, 2011 Donna Whitlock

Education Alum Finalist at 2011 PBS Teacher’s Innovation Awards

Brandi Wright Leggett, who earned a Master of Education degree and certification in Elementary Education in 2006, was profiled on ShawneeDispatch.com. Leggett was a Transitional Support Teacher (TST) in Philadelphia and enrolled in Arcadia’s Master of Education program through what was then known...

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Jul 29, 2011 Donna Whitlock

Education Alum Finalist at 2011 PBS Teacher’s Innovation Awards

Brandi Wright Leggett, who earned a Master of Education degree and certification in Elementary Education in 2006, was profiled on ShawneeDispatch.com. Leggett was a Transitional Support Teacher (TST) in Philadelphia and enrolled in Arcadia’s Master of Education program through what was then known...

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Jul 15, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Ferrara Named Morrisville Superintendent

William Ferrara, who earned a Superintendent Letter from Arcadia University in 2010, was recently elected as the Superintendent of Morrisville School District, as noted in The (Trenton, N.J.) Trentonian on July 6. The school board voted unanimously on Wednesday night (June 29) to hire acting...

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Jun 9, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Appelbaum Referenced for Expertise in Harry Potter Studies

Harry Potter's World: Magic, Technoculture, and Becoming Human (RoutledgeFalmer) by Dr. Peter Appelbaum, Professor of Education, Coordinator of Graduate Mathematics Education and Curriculum Studies Program and Director-at-Large of Undergraduate Curriculum, was recently referenced in an essay which...

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Jun 1, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Student Teachers Present 'Theater of the Oppressed' at Conference

Three Arcadia University Education majors, undergraduate and graduate, co-presented at the Scholar-Practitioner Quarterly Spring Conference held May 20 and 21 at St. Joseph's University. The students—Tiffani Cooper, Catherine Sandilos, and Robin Walton—were led by assistant professors Dr. Foram...

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May 27, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Appelbaum Elected to Fulbright Specialist Program Peer Review Committee

Dr. Peter Appelbaum, Professor of Education, Coordinator of Graduate Mathematics Education and Curriculum Studies Program, Director-at-Large of Undergraduate Curriculum, was appointed to serve on the 2010-11 Math Education Peer Review Committee for the Fulbright Specialist Program. The program is...

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May 27, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

McNeil-Sampson ’99 Named Principal and Chief Executive of Widener Partnership Charter

The Widener Partnership Charter School in Chester announced Rosemaria McNeil-Sampson ’99 as the school’s new principal and chief executive on May 16, as noted in the Chanel Hill Tribune. McNeil-Sampson will assume her new role on July 1. “My experiences have taught me that in spite of the...

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May 24, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Slesaransky-Poe Named To U.S. Dept. of Education Advisory Committee

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, Associate Professor of Special Education, recently was named to the U.S. Department of Education’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Advisory Committee, one of 10 Regional Advisory Committees to collect information on educational needs across the country. The first meeting will...

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May 18, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Slesaransky-Poe Quoted in Corpus Christi Caller-Times Article

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, Associate Professor in Special Education, Coordinator of the Masters, Five-Year, and Certification Program in Special Education, was quoted in the caller.com article “High schools learning how to deal with Gay-Straight Alliances,” which covers the recent debate on...

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May 13, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Education Students and Faculty Attend Annual DVAEYC Conference

Six Arcadia University undergraduate education majors joined Assistant Professor Dr. Foram Bhukhanwala, Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Early Childhood Education Program Dr. Cindy Kennedy Reedy, and Adjunct Professor Dr. Kathy Trainor at the Annual Delaware Valley Association for the...