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Feb 8, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Slesaransky-Poe Thanks Alum and Parent Who Nominated Her for Inclusion Award

"I feel so deeply honored to be the 2011 recipient of the Patricia J. Creegan Award for Excellence in Inclusive Education for so many reasons," said Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, Associate Professor and Coordinator of Special Education, as she received the Patricia J. Creegan Award for Excellence...

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Feb 4, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Slesaransky-Poe Receives Excellence in Inclusive Education Award

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, Associate Professor and Coordinator of Special Education, receives the Patricia J. Creegan Award for Excellence in Inclusive Education, given by the Pennsylvania’s Education for All Coalition (PEAC) at its annual meeting on Saturday, Feb. 5, at 10 a.m. The award...

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Jan 19, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Neumann Uses Web 2.0 Tools in High School Classrooms

Education major Nora Neumann ’10M was featured in School Library Journal in an article by Springfield Township High School teacher-librarian Joyce Kasman Valenza. The story highlights Neumann’s student teaching experiences, which took on a global framework. Valenza, Neumann’s student teaching...

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Jan 14, 2011 Purnell Cropper

School Library Journal: Practicum Exposes Student to World of Tools

A Jan. 1 article on the School Library Journal website by Joyce Kasman Valenza features the world of knowledge that Arcadia University graduate student Nora Neumann put to use during her practicum last semester at Springfield Township High School. The article on “Fully Loaded: Outfitting a teacher...

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Nov 2, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Garcia, Slesaransky-Poe: ‘The Heteronormative Classroom’

Dr. Ana María García, Associate Professor and Chair of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, and Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, Associate Professor of Education, published an article on “The heteronormative classroom: Questioning and liberating practices” in The Teacher Educator, the journal...

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Nov 2, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Education Alum Named to Gallery of Success

Mildred Rice Jordan, who earned a master’s degree at Arcadia, went from night school to a Ph.D. in education, and recently retired as a professor at Rider University in Lawrence. Temple University has named her to its Gallery of Success on behalf of Temple’s College of Eduation,” according to the...

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Nov 2, 2010 Donna Whitlock

Arcadia Grad Alum New Principal at Pennwood Middle School

Arcadia graduate Patricia Steckroat ’97M.Ed. is the new principal at Pennwood Middle School in Yardley, as reported in the Oct. 20 Yardley News  (Yardley, Pa.). “Steckroat replaced Fr. Kevin McHugh, who was promoted to assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction.  In summer 2008, she...

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Oct 26, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Reedy: ‘Babies’ vs. ‘March of the Penguins:’ Child Development Reaches Hollywood

Dr. Cindy Kennedy Reedy, Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Early Childhood Education Program, participated in an emotionally powerful conference last weekend focusing on the mental health of infants, toddlers and families in Pennsylvania. The Infant Mental Health Conference, with a sold-out...

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Oct 8, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Skilton-Sylvester Guest Speaker at Swedish Literacy Practices Research Group

Dr. Ellen Skilton-Sylvester,  Professor of Education and Director of Global Connections, was the invited speaker at Orebro University at a research network meeting sponsored by the Communication, Culture and Diversity research group on Sept. 21 and 22 in Orebro, Sweden. The workshop included...

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Aug 3, 2010 Donna Whitlock

Two Alumni Named Assistant Superintendents at Hatboro Horsham

Two Arcadia graduate alumni have been appointed as assistant superintendents by the Hatboro Horsham School Board, reported the Intelligencer Record on July 20.  John R. Nodecker, who received a superintendent’s letter of eligibility in 2005, will become the new assistant superintendent for...