Meet the Faculty

Mary DeKonty Applegate, Ed.D.

Professor and Director of Graduate Reading

Carolyn L. Berenato, Ed. D.

Assistant Professor

Frank Bernt, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Teacher Education and Special Education

Joseph K. Cifelli, Ed.D.

Director of Certification, Accreditation, and Partnerships

Nanette Edeiken-Cooperman, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor

Janine M. Firmender, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Ailing Kong, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Nina Nilsson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor (Sabbatical, Spring 2015)

Encarna Rodríguez, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Robert Templeton, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor