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Special Education Faculty and Staff
Special Education Faculty and Staff
Alma George, department secretary
- Navy Hall 105 | 570-389-4074 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Darlene Perner, department chair, professor
- Navy Hall 106 | 570-389-4075 | email@example.com
Education: B.A., Knox College; M.S., M.Ed., State University of New York at Buffalo; Ed.D., University of British Columbia
Interests: Inclusive education, differentiated instruction, collaborative teaching, alternate assessments.
Robin Drogan, graduate programs coordinator, assistant professor
- Education: B.S., University of Maryland; M.S., Bloomsburg University; Ph.D., Lehigh University
Interests: Team collaboration including teacher involvement, family participation, and peer support, meeting the needs of students in inclusive settings, tiered behavioral and academic supports for students, and prevention intervention strategies for young children.
Michael Karpinski, professor
- Navy Hall 116 | 570-389-5127 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Education: B.S., M.Ed., Bloomsburg University; Ph.D., University of Maryland
Interests: Student teaching supervision, secondary education for students with disabilities, vocational education, transition.
Timothy Knoster, professor
- Navy Hall 216 | 570-389-4081 | email@example.com
Education: B.S., M.S., Bloomsburg University; Ed.S., Ed.D., Lehigh University
Interests: Positive behavior intervention and support for children and adults, interagency collaboration in tandem with inclusive school practices and reforms.
James Krause, associate professor
- Navy Hall 116A | 570-389-4991 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Education: B.S., M.S., Bloomsburg University; Ed.D., Temple University
Interests: Educational leadership and supervision, inclusive practices, adult services, programmatic/candidate assessment and teacher preparation policy.
Brooke Lylo, assistant professor
- Navy Hall 124 | 570-389-5152 | email@example.com
Education: B.S.,Grove City College; M.S., The Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
Interests:Teacher preparation and the use of effective instructional and assessment procedures; Self-regulation techniques for students and teachers.
Yanhui Pang, associate professor
- Navy Hall 015 | 570-389-4031 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Education: B.S., Beijing University of Science and Technology; M.S., Renmin University of China; Ph.D., Tennessee Technological University
Interests: Family roles in early intervention, cross-cultural study of quality of early childhood education and transition.
Philip Tucker, associate professor
- Navy Hall 113 | 570-389-4078 | email@example.com | Website
Education: B.A., Notre Dame; M.Ed., Rhode Island College; Ed.D., University of Cincinnati
Interests: Assistive technology and computer- based technology for the classroom.
Johan W. van der Jagt, assistant professor
- Navy Hall 126 | 570-389-5192 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Education: B.A., M.Ed., Western Maryland College/McDaniel College; Ph.D., Southern University and A & M. College–Baton Rouge
Interests: human development, learning theory; neuropsychologically-based reading and language interventions; memory; cognition; perception; intergenerational relationships and interventions.
Maureen Walsh, associate professor
- Navy Hall 123 | 570-389-5366 | email@example.com
Education: B.S., Kutztown University; M.S., East Stroudsburg University; Ph.D., Marywood University
Interests: Co-teaching, classroom management, self-determination, parental involvement, transition, medical/physical disabilities.
Walter Zilz, assistant professor
- Navy Hall 016 | 570-389-4072 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Education: B.A., Southern Illinois University; M.Ed., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University.
Interests: Legal issues, emotional supports, behavioral modification, teacher preparation.