IONA

Research & Publications

Faculty Accomplishments

Angelo Ciardiello

  • Article in Reading Today (IRA Publication), Dec/Jan 2012-2013, Did you ask a good Common Core question today?: The cognitive and metacognitive dimensions of enhanced inquiry skills. Vol 30, 14-16.
  • Article in Multicultural Education, Happy Birthday Frederick Douglass: A model for teaching literacy narratives of freedom in the classroom, 2012, 56-61.
  • Created a Professional Learning Community with Dodson Faculty & Iona junior EDU students on Ruby Bridges curriculum unit.

Malissa Tearing-Leipold

  • Academic Affairs Committee Member (2008-Present)
  • Service to the College – Committee
  • Department of Education, Office of Innovation and Improvement. Peer reviewer.
  • Investing in Innovation (i3). (2013). Washington, DC: United States
  • Kappa Delta Pi, Educational Foundation. (April-May 2013). Scholarship reviewer.
  • Federal and Foundation Reviews
  • Journal Article Review (2013, April 7). Contemplative leadership practice: The influences of character on Catholic school leadership. Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice.
  • Co-presenter 4th Annual Paris International Conference on Education, Economy & Society Summer, 2012 (along with Dr. Ellen Small). Deactivation of Perceptions of Race and Gender: The Experience of African American High School Students
  • Summer 2012: Co-coordinator of Harlem Children’s Zone project as part of the Iona College Center for Educational Excellence, Equity, and Innovation (CEEEI).
  • Co-trained graduate students to conduct post assessments and prepare written reports for preschool students at the Harlem Children's Zone.
  • Spring 2012: Co-created and piloted the Dodson Residency Model.
  • Spring 2013 Coordinator of student interviews for admittance to the Education Dept.
  • Spring 2013: Co-created the TPA mentor program developing a learning community which includes both our graduate and undergraduate students.
  • Spring 2013: Co-presented to Iona graduate Psychology majors on the collaborative role of psychologists in special education.

Stephanie Wexler-Robock

  • Wexler-Robock, S. & Patinella, S. Healthy Eating for a Healthy Start Menu Rubric. Funded through New York City Administration for Children’s’ Services and United Way of New York City. The instrument which underwent validity and reliability testing, is being field tested in Head Start sites throughout New York City.   
  • Wexler-Robock, S. (September, 2012). Year Two Evaluation of United Way of New York City and New York City and Administration for  Children’s Services; Healthy Eating for a Healthy Start (HEHS)Demonstration project  (Results of the evaluation are being used to inform the development of scalable, sustainable modelsof nutrition and wellness literacy professional development for early childcare staff and families.)
  • Wexler-Robock, S. Year Four Evaluation of Mosholu-Montefiore 21st Century Community Learning Grant.   Prepared for New York State Department of Education, US Department of Education, August, 2012. 
  • Presentations:
  • Wexler-Robock, S. Content Validity of QuantitativeAssessment of Early Childcare Menu Quality. To United Way of New York City Health Advisory Board, New York, July, 2012.

Eugene Wolfson

  • Co-created edTPA Student Workshops to focus on  Tasks 1, 2, and 3.
  • Chaired the Student Academic Review Committee and refined policies and procedures.
Conference Presentations
  • Crossing Academic Borders:  Partnering to create a Think College Program. Transition Conference, Westchester Institute of Human Development.  New Rochelle, NY, October, 2012
  • Think Aloud Protocol: Professional Development to enhance teachers’ reflection that positively impact student achievement in schools in United States and Taiwan. Aace.org, E-Learn 2012 in Montreal, Canada
  • GAELS RICE:  Think College Program. Council of New York Special Education Administrators Summer Conference, Saratoga, NY. July, 2012
  • Think Aloud Strategy For Enhanced Reading Comprehension in the Content Areas in Digital Format supporting middle school students.  NYS Reading Association Conference:  October, 2011