College of Arts and Sciences

IDEPEL

WELCOME to the 2015 IDEPEL Conference

 

Second Annual IDEPEL Conference

Thursday, March 5, 2015
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Campion Doyle Banquet Hall (North & South)
An Evening of Intellectual Engagement

Saint Joseph’s University’s Interdisciplinary Doctor of Education Program for Educational Leaders (IDEPEL) offers a dynamic environment of academic preeminence and practical learning that provides an unparalleled educational experience for education leaders in all fields.  Through rigorous coursework, practicum field experience, and Jesuit values, the program prepares individuals to become strong and effective leaders in challenging educational environments.

During this annual event, past and present IDEPEL students will engage the IDEPEL and the larger education communities through poster presentations and roundtable discussions addressing critical issues in education.

We invite you to join us in this stimulating exchange between scholar practitioners!

The Second Annual IDEPEL Conference will feature:

  • Reception
  • IDEPEL Cohort IX Poster Presentations [List provided one month before conference.]
  • Keynote Address: Dr. Patrick M. Jenlink
                              E.J. Campbell Distinguished Professor of Educational Leadership
                              Stephen F. Austin State University
  • Roundtable Sessions
  1. K-12 Education Career Development and Opportunities
      Dr. Joseph K. Cifelli, President, PA Deans’ Forum, Director of Accreditation, Certification & Partnerships, Saint Joseph’s University
      Mrs. Christine Falcone, Career Counselor, Career Development Center, Saint Joseph’s University
      Facilitator: Dr. Joseph K. Cifelli
  2. Higher Education Career Development and Opportunities
      Dr. Cary Anderson, Vice President for Student Life, Associate Provost, Saint Joseph’s University
      Mrs. Melissa McClory, Associate Director, Career Development Center, Saint Joseph’s University
      Facilitator: Dr. Cary Anderson
  3. K-12 Scholar-Practitioners in Action: Transformative Pedagogy and Leadership
      Mr. Korey Bell, Cohort VIII, Counselor, Henderson High School
      Dr. Caroline Frazier, Cohort VII, Teacher, Rashford Dissertation Awardee
      Dr. John Lavin, Cohort I, Teacher, School District of Philadelphia
      Facilitator: Dr. Terrence Furin, Adjunct Professor, Educational Leadership, Saint Joseph’s University
  4. K-12 Issues of the Day
      Dr. Carole Hoy, Principal, Bridgeport Elementary School, SJU Adjunct Professor
      Mr. A. Rybarczyk, Cohort IX, Director of Elementary Education, Radnor Township School District
      Mrs. Margaret Wright, Cohort VIII, 6th Grade Teacher, Spring-Ford Area School District
      Facilitator: Dr. Byron McCook, Adjunct Professor, Director of Information Technology & Child Accounting, Radnor Township School District
  5. Quantitative Research in K-12 Mathematics and Science
      Dr. Lydia Hallman, Math and Science Curriculum Supervisor at Kennett Consolidated School District
      Dr. Millicent D. Lavelle-Lore, Math and Reading Remediation Specialist, Montgomery County Intermediate Unit
      Facilitator: Dr. A. Will Place, Professor, Chair, Educational Leadership, Saint Joseph’s University
  6. Higher Education Student Success and Learning
      Dr. Chris Heasley, Executive Director, University Housing, Drexel University
      Dr. Kiersten White, Assistant Vice President, Student Life, Saint Joseph’s University
      Facilitator: Dr. Aimee Terosky, Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership, Saint Joseph’s University
  7. Administration and Leadership in Higher Education
      Dr. Frank Bernt, Professor and Chair, Undergraduate Teacher of Education, Saint Joseph’s University
      Dr. John McCall, Professor, John McShain Chair in Ethics, Philosophy, Saint Joseph’s University
      Facilitator: Dr. Kathleen Gaval, Adjunct Professor, Educational Leadership, Saint Joseph’s University
  8. Urban Catholic and Jesuit Education Today and Tomorrow
      Fr. Brian Frain, Jesuit Fellow in Jesuit Education, Alliance for Catholic Education at Saint Joseph’s University
      Mr. Joshua Power, Cohort VIII, Director of Admissions and Graduate Studies at the Fels Institute of Government, University of Pennsylvania
      Facilitator: Mr. Joshua Power
  9. International Programs and Research Roundtable
      Dr. Joao Neiva, Associate Professor, Department of Management, Saint Joseph’s University
      Dr. Encarna Rodriguez, Associate Professor, Educational Leadership, Saint Joseph’s University
      Facilitator: Dr. Encarna Rodriguez
  10. Faculty Research in Elementary Education
      Dr. Carolyn Berenato, Assistant Professor, Special Education, Saint Joseph’s University
      Dr. Janine Firmender, Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Teacher of Education, Saint Joseph’s University
      Dr. Ailing Kong, Associate Professor, Graduate Teacher of Education, Saint Joseph’s University
      Dr. Althier Lazar, Professor, Teacher of Education, Saint Joseph’s University
      Facilitator: Dr. Janine Firmender
  11. Master-Level Student Research
    Four master-level students will present:
      Colleen Carmody:  Summer Scholars Program Experience
      Amy Perfetti  Study Abroad in Education
      Rachel Reese:  Summer Teaching in the Dominican Republic
      MaryKate Talvacchio:  Cross-Cultural Immersion
      Facilitator: Dr. Suniti Sharma, Assistant Professor, Graduate Teacher of Education, Saint Joseph’s University
  12. Scholar-Practitioner Publishing Opportunities
      Dr. Patrick M. Jenlink, E.J. Campbell Distinguished Professor of Educational Leadership, Director of Education Research Center, COE-SFA, Editor of Teacher     Education and Practice, and Editor of Scholar-Practitioner Quarterly, Department of Secondary Education and Educational Leadership, Stephen F. Austin State University
      Dr. Raymond Horn, Professor Emeritus, Saint Joseph’s University
      Facilitator: Dr. Aubrey Wang, Associate Professor, Doctoral Program Director, Educational Leadership, Saint Joseph’s University

 

Questions?  Contact us: IDEPELconference@sju.edu