Counseling, Leadership, Literacy, and Special Education

Chair: Janet R. DeSimone (Carman Hall, Room B20)

Coordinators: 

Sheila Blachman, Childhood Education, Dual Certification and Bilingual (Carman Hall, Room B20)

Stuart Chen-Hayes, Counselor Education (Carman Hall, Room B01G)

Janet R. DeSimone, Organizational Leadership (Carman Hall, Room B20)

Barbara Gottlieb, Childhood & Adolescent Special Education (Carman Hall, Room B01E) 

Danielle Magaldi, Early Childhood Special Education (Carman Hall, Room B01F)

Limor Pinhasi-Vittorio, Literacy Studies (Carman Hall, B17A)

Rosa Rivera-McCutchen, Educational Leadership (Carman Hall, B53)

Department Faculty: Professors: Stuart Chen-Hayes, Harriet Fayne, Barbara Gottlieb, Gaoyin Qian; Associate Professors: Janet R. DeSimone, Faith Deveaux, Danielle Magaldi, Limor Pinhasi-Vittorio, Rosa Rivera-McCutchen, Laura Roberts; Assistant Professors: Alyse Anekstein, Jennifer Van Allen; Lecturers: Sheila Blachman, Faith Muturia

The Department of Counseling, Leadership, Literacy, and Special Education offers the following programs:

  • Master of Science in Education, Counselor Education

  • Master of Science in Education, Educational Leadership (School Building Leader)

  • Advanced Certificate, Educational Leadership (School District Leader)

  • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership, Non-Certification (not related to K-12 leadership) (higher education, non-profit, corporate, hospital leadership)

  • Master of Science in Education, Literacy Studies: Early Childhood and Childhood Education

  • Master of Science in Education, Literacy Studies: Middle and Adolescent Education

  • Master of Science in Education, Literacy Studies: Adult*

  • Master of Science in Education, Literacy Studies: Literacy Birth-Grade 6 and Special Education Grades 1-6

  • Master of Science in Education, Early Childhood Special Education

  • Master of Science in Education, Childhood Special Education

  • Master of Science in Education, Adolescent Childhood Special Education