Rosemarie Michaels, MEd, EdD

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Professor, Education Studies Program Director, Liberal Studies Program Director


School of Liberal Arts and Education

Rosemarie is an associate professor of education at Dominican in the Department of Education. She is the chair of the Education Studies Teacher Preparation program. Rosemarie earned her doctorate from the University of San Francisco obtaining the Outstanding Graduate Student Award in 2002. An experienced, certified classroom teacher, Rosemarie has taught in higher education for over 20 years. She is dedicated to providing her students with rich, authentic, hands-on learning experiences directly connected to the real world of K-6 classrooms so that they are prepared to successfully teach and reach their own students in the coming years. 


University of San Francisco, EdD, Learning and Instruction

University of Utah, MEd, Elementary Education, Early Childhood

State University of New York at Buffalo, BS, Elementary Education

Research Interests

Rosemarie's research interests include lesson study in teacher education, modeling and teaching 21st-century skills in elementary classrooms, university-school partnerships, and differentiating instruction.

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Doctoral Student Award, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 2002
  • Teach Each Award for excellence in teaching and reaching all students, Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation, San Francisco, CA, 1998
  • Teacher Bonus Pay Award for Exemplary Teaching Performance, Salt Lake City, UT, 1986

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