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Dr. Heather Allcock,

assistant professor of elementary
and special education;

Teaching at PC since 2013
  • Developing strategies to include students
    with significant disabilities
  • Teaching students with Autism in inclusive settings
  • Developing school-wide and class-wide
    positive behavioral supports
  • Developing standards based IEPs aligned
    to the Common Core State Standards
Selected Courses Taught:  
  • Introduction to Characteristics of Students with Special Needs
  • Assessment of Children with Individual Differences
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders: Theory and Practice


Dr. Comfort M. Ateh,
assistant professor of education/secondary

Teaching at PC since 2010
  • Pre-service Science Teachers
  • Assessment-based Instruction
  • Formative Assessment in Science Classrooms
  • Video Stimulated Recall Technique
Selected Courses Taught:
  • Science Methods
  • Classroom Assessment
  • Urban Education
  • Student Teaching 


Dr. Laura Boynton-Hauerwas, associate professor
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Teaching at PC since 2001
  • Response to Intervention
  • Specific Learning Disabilities
  • Language Development and Disorders
  • Assessment
Selected Courses Taught: 
  • Introduction to Communication Development and Disorders
  • Assessment
  • Instruction for students with mild/moderate disabilities





Dr. Anthony Rodriguez,
assistant professor of education,
elementary/special education;

Teaching at PC since 2012
  • Math Education
  • Special Education
  • Project Based Learning
  • Community Based Instruction
  • Urban Education
Selected Courses Taught:
  • Applying Research to the Teaching of Mathematics
  • Differentiated Instruction for Diverse Urban Learners
  • Math Instruction for At-Risk Students
  • Teaching Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities 

Dr. Lawrence P. Filippelli,

special lecturer of education;

Teaching at PC since July, 2011
  • Student use and understanding of social networks
  • Effects of cyberbullying and bullying on student behavior
  • Parental involvement in students’ safe use of the internet
  • Student knowledge of Internet risks and
    behavioral consequences
  • School crisis response, intervention and planning
  • School and facility safety and security
Selected Courses Taught:
  • School Community Relations
  • Technology and the Principal

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