From the Chair, Dr. Faith Deveaux
Welcome to the Lehman College Department of Counseling, Leadership, Literacy, and Special Education. Today the department houses four outstanding graduate degree programs in counselor education, educational leadership, literacy studies and special education, each culminating in a masters degree. These programs are guided by the Lehman Urban Teacher, Counselor,
Education (LUTE) framework. The programs in the department meet the needs of students for academic as well as professional excellence. Providing that all other requirements are met, our graduates are prepared for initial and professional New York State certification as school counselors (K through 12); teachers of literacy (birth through grade 2, grades 1 through 6, or Grades 5 through 12); school building leaders and school district leaders; or special education teacher (early childhood - Birth through Grade 2, childhood - Grades 1 through 6, or adolescent - grades 7 - 12). Academic excellence, social equity and developmental responsiveness are keystones of each program. Read More
Dr. Danielle Magaldi-Dopman was recently presented with The Distinguished New Faculty Award! This award was designed to pay tribute to new (3 years or less full-time teaching) educators who are guiding millennial students into the future. New pedagogical techniques and creative thinking are needed to engage and motivate the students of tomorrow. Today’s new faculty are responsible for this challenge - and thus, Dr. Magaldi-Dopman was recognized and celebrated for meeting this challenge and making contributions to advancing education and the teaching profession. It was sponsored by the International Conference on College Teaching and Learning. The key note speakers included Dr. Jon Copley and Dr. Philip Zimbardo.
Rosa L. Rivera-McCutchen, PhD, Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership has her work and research featured in Gotham Schools. Her opinion, “Small Schools Aren’t Enough, But They Help,” is posted in a section titled, "Usable Knowledge" where researchers share relevant work, then they respond to reader's comments and questions at a later date. Dr. Rivera-McCutchen began her career in education as a high school Humanities teacher in a small Bronx high school. Her research has appeared in Urban Education and in a new book entitled “Critical Schools: Beyond privatization in New York City Urban Educational Reform." Read More
Last modified: May 21, 2013