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Aug 19, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

'Reading Eagle' Spotlights Brandywine Heights Principal Piperato ’00M

The Reading Eagle featured Heather Anne Piperato ’00M in the weekly segment "In Our Schools," which spotlights teachers and administrators in Berks County, on Aug. 15. As the Principal of Brandywine Heights High School in Topton, Pa., Piperato says she most enjoys “[h]elping teachers discover how...

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Aug 12, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Shultz Works With AAC&U Shared Futures on Global Content

Dr. Jeff Shultz, Assistant Provost for Special Projects and Professor of Education, was a faculty member and consultant at the Association of American Colleges and University’s (AAC&U) Shared Futures Summer Institute held in Ellicott City, Md., from July 31 through Aug. 5. The Shared Futures...

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Aug 9, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Petrillo '12 Pioneers Urbanization Study of the Wissahickon Watershed

This summer Robert Petrillo ’12 is examining how urbanization affects stream salamanders in the Wissahickon Watershed, under the supervision of Dr. Christopher A. Binckley, Assistant Professor of Biology. In addition to using the study for his Senior Capstone project, Petrillo hopes to publish his...

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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...