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March 22, 2019

Teacher Education Faculty Publications and Accomplishments

Kristen Driskill had a paper entitled, “The Role of the Clinical Educator in Teacher Preparation: An Exploratory Study of Perceptions of Preparedness” published in the fall/ winter 2018 edition of Excelsior: Leadership in Teaching and Learning. 

Kristen Driskill, along with Greece Athena High School principal David Richardson, presented at the 2018 NYSATE/NYACTE conference. Their presentation, The role of the clinical educator in teacher preparation: A study of perceptions of preparedness, shared the fieldwork partnership between Roberts and Greece Athena High School. Students in the Secondary Methods course are taught by Dr. Driskill, along with Mr. Richardson and other district faculty, on-site at Athena in order for students to best integrate college learning with authentic K-12 practice.

Kristen Driskill, along with TED alumni Rachel Zebulske, presented at RWC Academic Scholarship Weekend. A poster entitled The role of the clinical educator in teacher preparation: A study of perceptions of preparedness shared research conducted with teachers at Greece Athena High School involved in the Secondary Method course.

Driskill, K., Johnson, D., & Stevens, E. (2018, October). A year in reflection: Addressing and assessing preservice teachers’ professional dispositions.New York State Association of Teacher Educators/New York Association of Colleges for Teacher Educators Annual Fall Conference, Saratoga Springs, NY. (This one was joint between TE faculty Kristen Driskill, Denise Johnson, and Elizabeth Stevens.)

Chris Pessagno and Dr. Elaine Gregory attended the annual conference for the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (NYS AHPERD) in November.  They brought seven physical education majors who gave a presentation entitled "Fun With Rackets!"

Katie Heath graduated with a Ph.D from Syracuse University in May 2018 in Teaching and Curriculum.

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