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IDEPEL

WELCOME to the 2015 IDEPEL Conference

 

Second Annual IDEPEL Conference

Due to inclement weather, the Second Annual IDEPEL Conference scheduled on March 5th, 2015 has been cancelled.

However, IDEPEL will host an online 2015 IDEPEL Conference using Facebook on a later date. More information will be shared later. Thank you for your support of this conference.

Be safe and warm!

Aubrey

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 Presentation
  • 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: idepelconf@sju.edu