Faculty Experts: Education

Timothy Bellavia

Timothy Bellavia, MFA

Graduate School of Education

Areas of Expertise

Art education, social studies

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Ellen Cerniglia, Ed.D

Graduate School of Education

Areas of Expertise

Early childhood, online teaching

Velma Cobb, Ed.D., CPCC, ACC

Velma Cobb, Ed.D., CPCC, ACC

Graduate School of Education

Areas of Expertise

Culturally responsive pedagogy, school culture and climate, social and emotional learning,  emotional intelligence, equity and inclusion

Susan Courey

Susan Courey, Ph.D.

Graduate School of Education

Areas of Expertise

Special education, accessible mathematic teachings, learning disabilities including ADHD and autism and teacher preparation

Olga DeJesus

Olga DeJesus, Ed.D.

Graduate School of Education

Areas of Expertise

TESOL, bilingual students, English language learners with disabilities and language acquisition

Jacob Easley

Jacob Easley II, Ph.D.

Graduate School of Education

Areas of Expertise

Educational policy and politics, school leadership, accountability, minority teacher recruitment and development, and school effectiveness

Michelle Goldin

Michele Goldin, Ph.D.

Graduate School of Education

Areas of Expertise

Bilingualism, first and second language acquisition, heritage language development, applied linguistics, and bilingual education.

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Atara Grenadir, MFA, ATR-BC

Lander College of Arts & Sciences

Areas of Expertise

Art Therapy, Fine Art, Arts Education

Jennifer Johnson

Jennifer Johnson, M.S.Ed.

Graduate School of Education

Areas of Expertise

Special education, autism

Alan Kadish

Alan Kadish, M.D.

Touro

Areas of Expertise

Higher education, education policy, Jewish community, health and medicine, healthcare policy

Robert Kazanowitz, M.S.Ed.

Graduate School of Education

Areas of Expertise

Special Education

Jeff Lichtman

Jeff Lichtman, Ph.D.

Graduate School of Education

Areas of Expertise

Teacher training and preparation, individual and group counseling, social skills development, Jewish general and special education, disabilities, inclusion, children, teens and families, parenting, psychology, mental health, and organizational and community leadership

Jill Ordynans

Jill Ordynans, Ph.D.

NYSCAS - New York School of Career and Applied Studies

Areas of Expertise

Literacy instruction and intervention, teacher beliefs and motivation, reflection, and culturally responsive practice.

Lena Richardson

Lena Richardson, Ed.D.

NYSCAS - New York School of Career and Applied Studies

Areas of Expertise

Public speaking; early childhood and elementary level teaching; educational program designing, planning, advising, coordination, implementation, and monitoring; and school quality reviews