Faculty & Staff
- Sheila Blachman
- Stuart Chen-Hayes
- Janet DeSimone
- Harriet (Niki) Fayne
- Kathy Galindo
- Carmen Garcia
- Megan Hammerbach
- Julia Hood
- Dov Kugelmass
- Lingyu Li
- Anna Locke
- Danielle Magaldi
- Latesha Mays
- Rene Parmar, Dean
- Limor Pinhasi-Vittorio, Chair
- Gaoyin Qian
- Rosa Rivera-McCutchen
- Laura Roberts
- Mary Sanford
- Jennifer Van Allen
- Professor Emerita
- Adjunct Faculty by Program
Sheila Blachman, Doctoral Lecturer, Special Education; Coordinator: Childhood Special Education, Childhood Certificates, and Bilingual Special Education
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, 347-577-4081 (x4081), Google Voice: 860-740-2939, Carman Hall B19
Fall 2022 Office Hours: On Fellowship Leave
- EDS 720 Student Teaching Seminar
Stuart Chen-Hayes, Professor, and Program Coordinator, Counselor Education: School Counseling and Bilingual Certificate
Contact: stuartC@lehman.cuny.edu, 718-960-7304, Carman Hall B20
B.A., M.S.Ed., Indiana Univ.; Ph.D., Kent State Univ.
Chen-Hayes, L. T., & Chen-Hayes, S. F. (2021). 兩個爸爸 (Baba and daddy). Yuanliou (遠流). https://www.books.com.tw/products/0010892557
Chen-Hayes, S. F. (2019). Double dads one teen: A queer family's trailblazing life in the USA and Taiwan. DIO Press. https://www.diopress.com/product-page/double-dads-one-teen
Chen-Hayes, S. F., Ockerman, M. S., & Mason, E. C. M. (2014). 101 solutions for school counselors and leaders in challenging times. Corwin Press. http://www.corwin.com/books/Book240523#tabview=reviews
- EDG 709 School/Community Leadership, Advocacy, Collaboration, and Consultation (SPR 22);
- EDG 731 Sexuality Counseling in Schools and Families (SUM 22)
Janet DeSimone, Associate Professor, Leadership Studies, and Coordinator, Organizational Leadership
Contact: email@example.com, 718-960-4993, Google Voice: 516-400-6255, Carman Hall B48
B.A., Marist Coll.; M.A., SUNY-New Paltz; P.D., Ed.D., St. John's Univ.
Leadership dispositions; collaboration; attitudes/perceptions of inclusive education
- EDL 802: Ethical Leadership
- EDL 707: Creating Effective and Supportive Learning Environments for ALL Students
- EDL 709: Case Studies in School Building Leadership
Harriet (Niki) Fayne, Professor, Leadership Studies
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org ,718-960-7240, Carman Hall B33
B.A. Barnard College, MAT Harvard University, Ph.D. Columbia University
Scholarship Highlights (January, 2020- December, 2021):
Collett, J., Dubetz, N., Fayne, H., Marshall, A., & Rothstein, A. (2020). Signature Practices in an Urban Residency Program: How are These Practices Evident in the Graduates’ Classrooms? In J. Carinci, S. Meyer, and C. Jackson, Eds., Linking Teacher Preparation Program Design and Implementation to Outcomes for Teachers and Students. Information Age Publishing.
Fayne, H.R., Bijesse, T., Allison, P., & Rothstein, A. (2021). Multimodal Literacy and Creative Computing Badges in a Teacher Quality Partnership Residency Program: Putting P-12 Students in the Center Right from the Start. In Yi Huang, Ed., Credential Innovations for Inclusive Pathways to Professions. IGI Global Publishing.
“Stronger Together: Growing Our Community of Practice- Lehman Session” (with Janet DeSimone, Rosa Rivera-McCutchen, Gaoyin Qian, and Anne Fennelly). EdPrepLab Spring Convening 2021, Online, June 2021. (Invited)
“Teacher Educators as OER Storytellers'' (with Naliza Sadik, Wendy Barrales, Anthony Wheeler, and Zulyvette Muniz). 2021 Open Education Conference, Online, October 2021. (Peer-Reviewed)
Project Administrator, CUNY Teacher Education OER Hub, funded by CUNY Office of Library Services, $15,000 (2020-2021)
Design and Evaluation Team Member, SCALE Deeper Learning Project, funded by Hewlett Foundation, Lehman College Subcontract $15,000 (2019-2021)
Principal Investigator: LUTE-STEM Teacher Quality Partnership Project, funded by U.S. Department of Education, $5.4 M (2019-2024)
- EDS 709 Curriculum and Instructional Practices for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Childhood Students (Fall)
- EDS 710 Practicum in Curriculum and Instructional Practices for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Childhood Students (Fall)
- EDL 805 Program Development and Evaluation (Spring)
Fall 2022 Office Hours:
Carman Hall B20
Tuesdays and Fridays, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Fall 2022 Office Hours:
Carman Hall B20
Mondays and Thursdays, 9:00am - 5:00pm (On-Campus)
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9:00am - 5:00pm (Remote)
Best contact email: email@example.com
Julia Hood, Doctoral Lecturer, Leadership Studies
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, 347-577-8537, Phone: 845-598-7666, Carman Hall B19
B.S., Nyack College; M.S., The College of New Rochelle.; Ph.D., Capella University
Becker, G.F., Hallcom, A. Herrera, D., Hood, J. (2021). Evaluating a homeostatic relationship as a positive influence on syzygy within the organizational universe model. Journal of Advancements in Applied Business Research, X(1), 22-28.
Becker, G.F., Hallcom, A. Herrera, D., Hood, J. (2021). Evaluating a homeostatic relationship as a positive influence on syzygy within the organizational universe model. International Multidisciplinary Academic Conference, Orlando, FL, May 2021.
- EDL 801 Holistic Leadership
- EDL 803 Communication & Teamwork
- EDL 808 Leadership Seminar 1
- EDL 809 Leadership Seminar 2
- EDL 810 Leadership Seminar 3
Danielle Magaldi, Associate Professor, Special Education and Coordinator, Early Childhood Special Education, Adolescent Special Education, and Certificates
Contact: email@example.com, 347-577-4042, Google Voice: 845-580-4098, Carman Hall B01F
B.S., Quinnipiac Univ.; M.S., Fordham Univ.; Ph.D., Fordham Univ.
Fall 2022 Office Hours:
Carman Hall B33
Best contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Limor Pinhasi-Vittorio, Chair, Associate Professor and Coordinator, Literacy Studies and Advanced Certificates
Contact: email@example.com, 718-960-7205, Carman Hall B17A
B.Ed., Hakibbutzim State Teacher's Coll., Israel; M.A., New York Univ.; Ph.D, Hofstra Univ.
Pinhasi-Vittorio, L. & Ben Zion, Y. (Eds.) (2020). Leading through a Different Lens: Using Literacy and Photography to Examine Our Personal and Communal Narratives.
Apple Books. ISBN 9781715112189
Pinhasi-Vittorio, L. (2018). Writing, sharing, and healing: the interplay of literacy in the healing journey of the recovering from substance abuse. Journal of Poetry Therapy. DOI: 10.1080/08893675.2018.1504668 https://doi.org/10.1080/08893675.2018.1504668
Write your life: The interplay of literacy as a tool to overcome trauma and post trauma by writing and sharing our stories. Keynote speaker, Zoetis Women's Council Compassion Fatigue Conference. December 10th, 2020. Online.
Writing for our lives: A multi-dimensional approach for working our way through trauma by writing and sharing our stories. Keynote speaker, 7th International Conference on HIV/AIDS, STDs and STIs. March 18-19, 2019. New York, NY, USA
- EDR 752 Teaching Comprehensive Strategies for Literacy thru Children's Literature for Diverse Learners in Early Childhood & Childhood Education
- EDR 753 Teaching Comprehensive Strategies for Literacy thru Young Adult Literature for Diverse Learners in Middle Childhood & Adolescent Education
- EDR 767 Project Seminar: Research on Literacy I and II
Gaoyin Qian, Professor, Literacy Studies
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org,718-960-8307, Carman Hall B01G
B.A., East China Norman Univ.; M.A., Shanghai International Studies Univ.; M.S.Ed., Southwest Missouri Univ.; Ph.D., Univ. of Georgia
Fall 2022 Office Hours: On Fellowship Leave
Qian, G. (2020-2022). Lehman Problem of Practice Innovation Pilot Grant in a consortium of Lehman, Brooklyn, and Touro Colleges. Grant funded by US PREP, Texas Tech University, ($50,000).
- EDG 708 Counseling Research, Program Development, and Evaluation (FA 21)
- EDR 713 Instructional Approaches to Language & Literacy Development for Diverse Learners in Middle Childhood & Adolescent Education (FA 21)
Rosa Rivera-McCutchen, Associate Professor, Leadership Studies and Coordinator, Educational Leadership
Contact: email@example.com, 718-960- 6779, Google Voice: 914-996-8244, Carman Hall B53
B.A., University of Rochester; M.A., University of Rochester; PhD., New York University
Rivera-McCutchen, R. L. (2021). Radical Care: A Framework for Leading for Justice in Urban Schools. Teachers College Press.
Rivera-McCutchen, R. L. (2021). “White privilege and power in the New York State opt out movement.” Teachers College Record, 123(5), 1-18.
Hantzopoulos, M., Rivera-McCutchen, R. L., & Tyner-Mullings, A. (2021). “Reframing School Culture through Project-Based Assessment Tasks: Cultivating Transformative Agency and Humanizing Practices in NYC Public Schools.” Teachers College Press, 123(4), 1-38.
New York State Education Department (2019-2024) $6,000,000 Project title: CUNY-Initiative on Immigration & Education. Mangual-Figueroa, A. (Interim PI), Stern, N. (Co-PI), Rivera-McCutchen, R. L. (Interim Co-PI)
Institute for Education Sciences Transformative Research in the Education Sciences Grants Program (2021-2024) $3,000,000 Project title: Increasing Educational Equity Through Culturally Responsive Schooling
Supovitz, J. (PI), Valdez, M. (Co-PI), Rivera-McCutchen, R. L. (Co-PI), Horsford, S. D. (Co-PI), Mackey, H. (Co-PI), & Linday, C. (Co-PI)
PSC-CUNY 51 Research Award (2020-2) $6000 Project title: “Community-Based Design Research for Educational Justice in New Rochelle” (PI)
- EDL 703 Collaborative & Community-Based Leadership;
- EDL 702 Ethics in School Leadership;
- Urban Education (CUNY Graduate Center) Radical Care: Teaching & Leading for Justice in Schools
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org,718-960-8119, Carman Hall B48
B.S., Indiana Univ. of Pennsylvania; M.S.Ed., Baruch College; M.S., Mercy College; Ph.D., University of Connecticut
- EDG 703 Human Development in Counseling;
- EDG 743 Internship in School Counseling I;
- EDG 744 Internship in School Counseling II
Mary K. Sanford, Substitute Doctoral Lecturer, Special Education, and Coordinator, Lehman College Special Education Teaching Fellows
Contact: email@example.com 718-960-8173, Carman Hall B20
B.A. Mercy College; M.S. Ed College of New Rochelle; M.S., P.D. Ed.D. Fordham University
Coordinator of Special Education New York City Department of Education
New York State Education Department - Content Advisory Committee for NYSTCE Students with Disabilities, Educating All Students
- EDS 715 Research in Education
- EDS 741 Psycho-educational Evaluation of Children with Learning Problems
- EDS 712 The Adolescent with Disabilities
- EDS 743 Behavioral Assessment, Management, and Change
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, 718-960-7883, Carman Hall B17C
B.S, M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Central Florida
Van Allen, J., & Katz, S. (2020). Teaching with OER during pandemics and beyond. Journal for Multicultural Education, 14(3/4), 209-218. https://doi.org/10.1108/JME-04-2020-0027
Van Allen, J., & Zygouris-Coe, V. (2020). Preparing teachers to integrate digital tools that support students’ online research and comprehension skills. In Keengwe, S. & Onchwari, G. (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Literacy and Digital Technology Integration in Teacher Education. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
- EDR 731 Practicum in Fostering Language and Literacy Development in Early Childhood and Childhood Education (SU ‘21)
- EDR 733 Practicum in Fostering Language and Literacy Development in Middle Childhood and Adolescent Education (SU ‘21)
- EDR 702 Language and Literacy Acquisition and Development of Children (FA ‘21)
- EDR 703 Literacy Acquisition and Development of Pre-Adolescents and Adolescents (FA ‘21)
- EDR 529 Language, Literacy, and Educational Technology (FA ‘21)
- EDR 605 Professional Writing for Educators (FA ‘21)
Contact: email@example.com, 718-960-8183, Carman Hall B01E
B.A., Univ. of Pittsburgh; M.Ed., Lesley Coll.; Ed.D., Northern Illinois Univ.
Scholarship and Service Highlights:
Fellowship Incentive Research (2020). Trust among partners in the special education process: Parents’ connectedness/trust with schools in relation to the special education status of their children. Data collection, analysis and report.
Program Development: Dual Certification Program with Middle and High School Education Department (Social Studies).
- EDS 701 Understanding Individuals with Disabilities
- EDS 715 Research in Special Education
- EDS 718 Culminating Masters Project
Adjunct Faculty by Program:
Jennifer Annunziata, M.S.Ed., ‘10, Lehman CE:SC, LMHC
Paula Arbelaez, CE.Ed, Ph.D.
Luis Barcelo, M.S.Ed, ‘04, Lehman CE:SC
Jennifer Carchietta, M.S.Ed., '08 Lehman CE:SC
Kalya Castillo, M.S.Ed., ‘11, Lehman CE:SC, Ph.D. cand.
Marisol Palau, M.S.Ed.
Suzette Ramsundar, M.S.Ed., ‘10 Lehman CE:SC, Lehman M.S.O.L. ‘19, Ph.D. cand.
Emma Wixted, M.S.Ed., ‘14 Lehman CE:SC
Valerie Brown, M.S.O.L., ‘19 Lehman
Gerald Garfin, Ph.D.
Terry Houlihan, M.S.Ed., ‘10 Lehman CE:SC
Grace Hinds, PhD
Jean Schutt McTavish,
Suzette Ramsundar, M.S.Ed., ‘10 Lehman CE:SC, Lehman M.S.O.L. ‘19
Diana Behan, M.S.Ed., ‘88 Lehman Literacy Studies
Faith Muturia, Ph.D.