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SURESH APPAVOO, Ph.DSouresh Appavoo

Director, Campus Diversity Initiatives
Assistant Professor of Education
School of Education and Counseling Psychology
Expert in Sociology of Education
415-482-3598
sappavoo@dominican.edu

EXPERTISE

  • Sociology of education
  • International and multicultural education
  • Participatory research methodologies

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Received William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board award to Republic of Maldives in 2012

 

 

BILLYE BROWN, Ph.D

Billye Brown Photo 2013Assistant Professor, Special Education
School of Education and Counseling Psychology
Expert in Special Education
415-257-1360
bbrown@dominican.edu

EXPERTISE

  • Assessment in Special Education
  • Behavioral Intervention and Positive Behavior Support
  • Cultural Diversity/Multicultural Education
  • Learning Disabilities/Early Childhood Special Education/ASD

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Participated in California Council on Teaching Education conferences in 2012 and 2013
  • Participated in Association of Professors of Special Education conferences in 2012 and 2013
  • Participated in Association of Teacher Educators Conference in 2013 and presented "Bringing 21st Century Skills to Teacher Education Programs: A Collaborative Approach."
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MARGARET GOLDEN, Ph.D

Margaret Golden Dominican Office.jpgAssistant Professor, Education
School of Education and Counseling Psychology
Expert in Elementary Curriculum/Instruction
415-482-3593
mgolden@dominican.edu

EXPERTISE

  • Elementary Curriculum and Instruction
  • Child and Adolescent Development
  • Social and Emotional Learning
  • Culturally Proficient Learning Communities
  • Mindfulness in Education
  • Personal and Professional Renewal

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Director of Dominican's "Courage To Teach" program.
  • Co-authored Teach Our Children Well: Essential Strategies for the Urban Classroom, Heinemann Publications.
  • Co-authored Teaching and Learning from the Inside Out: Revitalizing Ourselves and Our Institutions, New Directions for Teaching and Learning, No. 130
  • Member of Association for Supervision and Curriculum Developement.
  • Member of Center for Courage and Renewal
  • Member of Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning.
  • Keynote presentation "Sustaining the Courage to Teach: An Inside Out Approach to Professional Development" at WestEd Regional Educational Laboratory, the program for Infant/Toddler Care Conference, in San Diego 2013.
  • Invited panel host for "Transforming Education at the Every Level: Whole Human Learning Toward A Regenerative Future, an emergent conversation with teachers and learners, at the 23rd Annual Bioneers National Conference in San Rafael in 2012.

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JENNIFER LUCKOJennifer Lucko Photo 2012

Assistant Professor, Multiple Subjects Program
School of Education and Counseling Psychology
Expert in English language development
415-482-1873
jennifer.lucko@dominican.edu

 

EXPERTISE

  • Educational Achievement
  • Discourse and Subjectivity Immigration
  • Transnational Identities
  • Academic Tracking

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Presented paper "Reimagining boundaries of integration and ethnic solidarity: Transnational social networks of Ecuadorian teenagers in Madrid" at annual meetings of the American Anthropological Association in San Francisco, 2012.
  • Presented paper "There's No Participation in `Our' Participatory Action Research Project: Overcoming Hierarchies in Service-Learning Partnerships" at the annual conference of International Association of Service-Learning and Community Engagement in Baltimore, 2012.
  • Published "Tracking Identity: Academic Performance and Ethnic Identity among Ecuadorian Immigrant Teenagers in Madrid" in 2011

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MADALIENNE PETERS, Ph.D

Madalienne Peters Photo 2012Professor, Education/ Director, Masters Program in Curriculum and Instruction
School of Education and Counseling Psychology
Expert in Educational Research
415-485-3285
peters@dominican.edu

EXPERTISE

  • Educational Research
  • Reading Instruction
  • Educational Technology
  • Mentoring Students in Research
  • Online Teaching and Learning

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Co-authored paper "Embedding Information Literacy Skills in Graduate Education Research Classes" for Educational Research Information Center (ERIC).
  • Editor of Project SEED (School of Education Electronic Database) for Dominican Online Electronic Journal Graduate Education Research Projects 2007-11.

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MARY ANN SINKKONEN, Ph.DMary Ann SInkkonen.jpg

Assistant Professor, Education
School of Education and Counseling Psychology
Expert in Special Education/Early Childhood Education
415-257-0185
msinkkonen@dominican.edu

EXPERTISE

  • Early childhood education
  • Special education
  • Education administration

 

ELIZABETH TRUESDELL, Ph.DElizabeth Truesdell Photo 2013

Program Coordinator, Single Subject and Master's Degree Programs
School of Education and Counseling Psychology
Expert in new technology in classroom
415-257-0186
elizabeth.truesdell@dominican.edu

EXPERTISE

  • Research in pre-service teacher education
  • Effect of public policy on education systems
  • Incorporation of 21st Century skills in public classroom

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Received two strategic initiative grants, "Integration of Instructional Technology in the Teaching Credential Program" and "Developing a Science and Math Education"
  • Writing a proposal to create a new Science/Math Education Minor through a grant from the National Science Foundation

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RANDE WEBSTER, Ph.D

Rande Webster Photo 2012Associate Dean
School of Education and Counseling Psychology
415-257-1305
rwebster@dominican.edu

EXPERTISE

  • Federal and State Special Education Laws
  • Special Education Assessment
  • Special Education and Positive Behavior Management
  • Differentiated Curriculum and Instruction

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Co-authored in 2008: Differentiated Instruction Made Easy: Hundreds of Multi-level Activities for All Learners (Grades 2-9), Jossey-Bass Publications: San Francisco.
  • Member of California Association of Professors of Special Education (CAPSE), fall 2000 to present. Vice president 2007-09. President 2009-11.
  • Attended CAPSE conferences in San Diego in 2013 and will attend CAPSE conference in San Jose in April of 2014.
  • Member of California Council on Teacher Education (CCTE), fall 2000 to present.
  • Member of Phi Delta Kappa International, fall 1997 to present.
  • Member of American Educational Research Association (AERA), fall 1997 to present.
  • Earned Trainable Mentally Retarded Credential  in 1973, Severely Handicapped and Learning Handicapped credentials in 177, Resource Specialist Certificate in 1988, Community College Disabled Students Programs/Services Instructor and Service Credential in 1990, Carte Scolaire-Prive: Educational Specialise in 1993 and CalTPA Lead Assessor Certification in 2007.

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