Education department celebrates with a retirement luncheon.
It is with a heavy heart that the Education Department bids farwell to Ms. Ellen Burkhouse and Sr. Mary Salvaterra, two long-time faculty members. Sr. Mary Salvaterra, professor of Education, has been at Marywood since 1991. Sr. Mary served as the Director of the Educational Leadership program and taught many classes in both the graduate and doctoral programs. Ms. Ellen Burkhouse began in 2003 and has taught a multitude of courses including introduction education courses, Educational Psychology and math curriculum and instruction. Enjoy your retirement! We will miss you.
Fell Charter Elementary School held its annual Science Fair on Tuesday, March 26. It featured projects by 6th-8th grade students who created displays, provided written reports and gave oral presentations as well as some actual demonstrations on their respective topics. Dr. Kerri Tobin (Assistant Professor of Education, Marwood University) was one of the judges.
Dr. Francis DeMatteo, Dr. Patricia Arter, and graduate students Celeste Maldonado and Meghan Bedwick presented Families of Students wth Autism: A Resource Based Transition Program at the NASP conference in Seattle, Washington February 13th. Celeste and Meghan also presented a poster session at the conference.
Dr. Michelle Gonzalez and Ms. Chris Fryer had their article "From our Classroom to Their Classroom" published in the Pennsylvania Teacher Educator.
Faculty members Francis DeMatteo, Patricia Arter, and Christie Sworen-Parise co-authored an article with graduate students Michael Fasciana and Marcie Paulhamus in the National Teacher Education Journal titled "Social Skills Training for Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Overview and Implications for Practice". Arter and DeMatteo also co-authored with students Marcie Paulhamus and Amanda Reese "Bridging the Gap: An Interdisciplinary, Experiential Model between School Psychology and Special Education" in the Pennsylvania Teacher Educator.
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