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Audrey Bartholomew is an Assistant Professor in the Education Department. Prior to coming to UNE, Audrey was a graduate assistant for the National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center in Charlotte, North Carolina where she worked with states on improving secondary transition practices for students with disabilities. Audrey has taught both middle and high school and has worked with a wide range of students with disabilities in both segregated and inclusive settings. Read More
Secondary transition for students with disabilities
inclusive practices and schools
positive behavior support
effective online teaching practices
I taught fourth grade in Rochester, NY, Willamston, SC, and then reading intervention in Cincinnati, OH. I completed my doctorate in Literacy at the University of Cincinnati. Upon completion I taught courses in Literacy Education at the College of Mt. St. Joseph and Northern Kentucky University before coming to the University of New England. I have published two books, one edited book called High Tech Teaching Success (Prufrock Press) with Dr. Kevin Besnoy and The Reading Turn Around (Teachers College... Read More
Literacy and Technology
Gender and Education
Michelle Collay is professor in the Department of Education. A former public school music teacher, she is a scholar-practitioner who integrates teaching and scholarship in higher education and PK-12 settings. Her research interests include teacher professional socialization with attention to how life experience shapes teachers' professional identities. Collay has worked as a school leadership coach in urban and rural settings, with school leaders engaged in developing professional learning communities. She continues to study constructivist teaching, leading, and equity-focused inquiry in... Read More
Susan Hillman is the founding director of the Center for the Enrichment of Teaching and Learning and full professor at the University of New England. She has taught in higher education since 1983 when she received her Ph.D. from Indiana University (IU) in Curriculum and Instruction with a minor in law (IU Law School). She has taught extensively in the areas of science pedagogy, mathematics pedagogy, school law, and general curriculum and instruction methodology. Her research interests include evolving issues... Read More
measuring dispositions in pre-service teachers
teacher education effectiveness
math and science elementary methods
social justice mediation.
Dr. Carol Marcotte completed her doctorate in School Administration & Supervision at Berne University International Graduate School in St. Kitts, West Indies. Her primary specialty areas include literacy and educational leadership.
Carol’s education career started as a regular classroom and special education teacher. Multi-age and looping schedules were part of her classroom expertise. In addition to working as a classroom teacher, she was a principal for 8 years. Her first role at University of New England... Read More
PK-12 School Administration
Dr. Heather Dwyer Sadlier is an Associate Professor and Diversity Educator. She teaches the following courses: American Education, Causes & Cost of Inequity, Educational Psychology & Classroom Management, Literacy for Diverse Learners, and Social Studies Methods. Dr. Sadlier worked with the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity to contribute to the development of the University of New England's Diversity Leadership Certificate program. She teaches two of the program's required workshops: Bias & Stereotypes and Socioeconomic Class-Classism.
Prior to earning her... Read More
Biases & Stereotypes
& Hate Prevention
Inclusive Classroom/School Climate
Justin Roy has been in education for over twenty-one years, mostly at the middle school level. He earned his MSEd through the University of New England fifteen years ago and also completed the CAGS program in Educational Leadership. Currently, he is the Assistant Principal of Spaulding High School in Rochester, NH. It is one of the largest high schools in NH with 1600 students and 230 staff members. Roy mostly oversees the science and english departments, and provides guidance on... Read More
Middle School Education