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Departments and Full-time Faculty

Department of Teaching, Learning & Technology Programs
Department of Specialized Programs in Education

Teaching, Learning & Technology Programs (TLT)

TLT houses the following School of Education undergraduate and graduate programs:

  • Early Childhood and Childhood Education (Birth-Grade 6)
  • Secondary Education (Grades 7-12)
  • Special Subjects (K-12)
  • Research and Technology
  • Doctoral Program in Learning and Teaching, EdD

Faculty are dedicated to the preparation of individuals who desire to fulfill their aspirations to teach children from pre-kindergarten through high school, as well as those looking to advance through doctoral study.

To learn more about TLT and associated program offerings, click here. For appointment requests with TLT faculty, please call 516-463-5768.

Eustace Thompson, PhD
Professor
Chair, Department of Teaching, Learning & Technology Programs
218 Hagedorn Hall
516-463-5749
Email | Bio

Alan J. Singer, PhD
Professor
Assistant Chair, Department of Teaching, Learning & Technology Programs
218A Hagedorn Hall
(516) 463-5853
Email | Bio

Eduardo Duarte, PhD
Associate Professor
249 Hagedorn Hall
516-463-5766
Email | Bio

Rosebud S. Elijah, PhD
Associate Professor
252 Hagedorn Hall
516-463-6382
Email | Bio

Tatiana Gordon, EdD
Professor
201 Hagedorn Hall
516-463-5170
Email | WWW | Bio

Roberto Joseph, PhD
Associate Professor
264 Hagedorn Hall
516-463-5086
Email | WWW | Bio

Judith S. Kaufman, PhD
Professor
253 Hagedorn Hall
516-463-6566
Email | Bio

Andrea Libresco, EdD
Professor
205 Hagedorn Hall
516-463-6543
Email | WWW | Bio

Jonathan Lightfoot, PhD
Associate Professor
270 Hagedorn Hall
516-463-5997
Email | Bio

Sandra L. Stacki, PhD
Associate Professor
269 Hagedorn Hall
516-463-5783
Email | WWW | Bio

Bruce A. Torff, EdD
Professor
148 Hagedorn Hall
516-463-5803
Email | WWW | Bio

Sharon Whitton, PhD
Professor
222 Hagedorn Hall
516-463-6456
Email | Bio

Susan Zwirn, EdD
Professor
207 Hagedorn Hall
516-463-4976
Email | WWW | Bio

Specialized Programs in Education (SPE)

SPE encompasses:

  • Health and Physical Education
  • Leadership and Policy Studies
  • Literacy Studies
  • Special Education
  • Doctoral Programs in EdD in Educational and Policy Leadership; EdD and PhD in Literacy Studies

Studies in health and physical education can be done at undergraduate and graduate level, including a unique five-year dual degree dual certification program. Graduate degrees range from master's level preparation to advanced certificates and doctoral study in the following fields: leadership, literacy studies and special education. The SPE faculty is committed to preparing reflective educators and leaders prepared to work in a wide range of school, community and university settings.

To learn more about SPE and associated program offerings, click here. For appointment requests with SPE faculty, please call:

Special Education 516-463-5968
Health and Physical Education 516-463-5101
Leadership and Literacy Studies 516-463-5751

Elfreda Blue, PhD
Associate Professor
Chair, Department of Specialized Programs in Education
160 Hagedorn Hall
516-463-5762
Email | Bio

Mónica Byrne-Jiménez, EdD
Associate Professor
259 Hagedorn Hall
516-463-5763
Email | Bio

Sean Fanelli, PhD
Professor
215 Hagedorn Hall
516-463-6571
Email | Bio

Alan D. Flurkey, PhD
Professor
263 Hagedorn Hall
516-463-5237
Email | WWW | Bio

Steven H. Frierman, PhD
Associate Professor
114 Hofstra Dome
516-463-5812
Email | Bio

George Giuliani, JD, PsyD
Associate Professor
250 Hagedorn Hall
516-463-5143
Email | Bio

Debra Goodman, PhD
Associate Professor
257 Hagedorn Hall
516-463-5563
Email | Bio

Nancy Halliday, PhD
Assistant Professor
101C Hofstra Dome
516-463-5811
Email | Bio

Jeanne Henry, EdD
Associate Professor
267 Hagedorn Hall
516-463-5801
Email | WWW | Bio

Stephen Hernandez, EdD
Assistant Professor
241A Hagedorn Hall
516-463-7148
Email | Bio

Gloria Lodato Wilson, PhD
Professor
213 Hagedorn Hall
516-463-5788
Email | Bio

Michael Ludwig, PhD
Associate Professor
129 Hofstra Dome
516-463-5885
Email | Bio

Mary McDonald, PhD
Associate Professor
206 Hagedorn Hall
516-463-7149
Email | Bio

Theresa McGinnis, PhD
Associate Professor
261 Hagedorn Hall
516-463-5769
Email | Bio

Darra A. Pace, EdD
Professor
208 Hagedorn Hall
516-463-6476
Email | Bio

Sharon Phillips, PhD
Assistant Professor
107 Hofstra Dome
516-463-4314
Email | Bio

Diane C. Schwartz, EdD
Professor
203 Hagedorn Hall
516-463-5778
Email | Bio

Eustace Thompson, PhD
Associate Professor
218 Hagedorn Hall
516-463-5749
Email | Bio