LLL Faculty:


College of Education
Office of the Dean
705 Maytum Hall
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3311 phone
(716) 673-3794 fax

 

Curriculum & Instruction
E268 Thompson Hall
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3701 phone
(716) 673-4664 fax

Language, Learning & Leadership
E262 Thompson Hall
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3702 phone
(716) 673-4664 fax


Carrie Fitzgerald

Carrie Fitzgerald, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Language, Learning, and Leadership


Office: TH E 242 Phone: (716)673-3702
Email: carrie.fitzgerald@fredonia.edu

 

 

Introduction

Dr. Carrie Fitzgerald teaches Psychological Foundations of Education courses including child development, adolescent development, and educational psychology. Dr. Fitzgerald also teaches graduate Research Sequence courses. Dr. Fitzgerald’s experience includes school counseling and evaluation, and she has served as an educational consultant and data analyst for local school districts.

Scholarly/Teaching Interests

  • Assessment
  • Bullying and School Violence
  • Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Pediatric Terminal Illness
  • Children’s Quality of Life

Recent Publications

  • Fitzgerald, C., Geraci, L.M., & Crowell, M. Scaling up in rural schools using positive behavior interventions and supports.Rural Special Education Quarterly, 33(1), 18-22.
  • Fitzgerald, C. (2011). Meeting the educational needs of children: The school’s role. New York State School Counseling Journal, 8(1), 16-19.
  • Fitzgerald, C. & Geraci, L. (2012). Mentoring: Academic bullying in disguise? In Fitzgerald, C. & Geraci, L.M. (Eds.). Bullying: An assault on human dignity. Oxfordshire: Harvestway House.
  • Fitzgerald, C. (2010). The needs of children at the end of life: A case synthesis. Saarbrucken, Germany: LAP Lambert.
  • Fitzgerald, C.B., (2008). Validation of a model of pediatric end-of-life needs via case synthesis. 2008 International Society for Quality of Life Research meeting abstracts [http://www.isoqol.org/2008_conference/meeting_abstract.htm] The QLR Journal, A-7, Abstract # 1084.

Recent Presentations

  • Fitzgerald, C. & Geraci, L. (2013). An introduction to PBIS. Invited presenetation to Westfield School District faculty and staff, Westfield, NY.
  • Geraci, L. & Fitzgerald, C. (2011). An introduction to PBIS. Invited presentation to Dunkirk City School District faculty and staff, Dunkirk, NY.
  • Fitzgerald, C.B., Donnelly, J.P., Huff, S.M., & Mesmer, C.M. (2008).  Validation of a Model of Pediatric End-of-Life Needs via case synthesis. Invited paper presentation at the Annual Convention of the International Society for Quality of Life Research, Montevideo, Uruguay, October 2008.
  • Fitzgerald, C. & Geraci, L. (2014). Positive behavior interventions and Supports and Dignity for All Students: The Law or Inherent Wisdom?Paper presented at the 3rd Biennial Conference of the World Federation of Associations of Teacher Education, Beijing, China, October, 2014.
  • Geraci, L. & Fitzgerald, C. (2014). A view of a rural school and successful SWPBIS implementation. Paper presented at the 33rd Annual Conference of the American Council on Rural Special Education, Tucson, AZ, March, 2014.
  • Fitzgerald, C. & Geraci, L. (2013). Positive behavioral interventions and supports: Best practices in rural schools. Paper accepted for presentation at the 2013 International Conference of Education, Research, and Innovation, Seville, Spain, November, 2013.
  • Fitzgerald, C. & Geraci, L.M. (2013). Positive behavioral interventions and supports: Best practices in rural schools. Paper presented at the 2013 Key West International Education Conference, Key West, FL, March, 2013.
  • Geraci, L.M. & Fitzgerald, C. (2012). Partnerships for systems change: Collaborating across          sectors to implement positive behavioral interventions and supports in rural school districts. Paper   presented at Advancing the Futures of Teacher and School Leader education (S-TEN Network), Albany, NY, November, 2012.
  • Fitzgerald, C. & Geraci, L.M. (2012). Bullying perpetration and victimization among students on the autism spectrum. Paper accepted for presentation at the 2012 Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence Conference, Columbus, OH, November, 2012.
  • Geraci, L.M. & Fitzgerald, C. (2012). Bullying and autism. Paper accepted for presentation at the New York State Council for Exceptional Children 2012 Convention, Saratoga Springs, NY, November, 2012.
  • Geraci, L.M. & Fitzgerald, C. (2012). Bullying perpetration and victimization among students on the autism spectrum. Paper presented at the 2012 SUNY Fredonia Teaching and Learning Conference, Fredonia, NY, August 2012.
  • Fitzgerald, C., Geraci, L., & Givner, C. (2012). Camp PBIS: Preparing for School-Wide Implementation. Paper accepted for presentation at the Association for Childhood Education International’s Global Summit on Childhood, Washington, D.C., March, 2012.
  • Fitzgerald, C. & Geraci, L. (2012). Mentoring: Academic Bullying in Disguise? Poster presented at the 10th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI, January, 2012.
  • Fitzgerald, C., Geraci, L., & Mallette, B. (2011). Instructor and pre-service teacher perceptions regarding the use of self-disclosure in Education courses. Poster presented at the 2011 International Conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Granada, Spain, November, 2011.
  • Mallette, B., Fitzgerald, C., & Geraci, L. (2011). Reinforcing content area vocabulary of adolescents. Paper presented at the New York State Council for Exceptional Children Conference, Rochester, NY, October, 2011.
  • Geraci, L., Fitzgerald, C., & Mallette, B. (2011). The impact of siblings’ perceptions on pre-service teacher candidates. Paper presented at the New York State Council for Exceptional Children Conference, Rochester, NY, October, 2011.
  • Fitzgerald, C. & Geraci, L. (2011). PBIS: “P”does not equal problem. Poster presented at the New York State Council for Exceptional Children Conference, Rochester, NY, October, 2011
  • Fitzgerald, C., Geraci, L., & Mallette, B. (2011). Instructor perceptions regarding the use of self-disclosure in education courses. Poster presented at the 37th Association for Behavior Analysis International Annual Convention, Denver, CO, May, 2011.
  • Fitzgerald, C. & Geraci, L. (2010). Mentoring: Academic bullying in disguise? Paper presented at the 2nd Global Conference on Bullying and the Abuse of Power, Prague, Czech Republic, November 2010.
  • Mallette, B., Fitzgerald, C., & Geraci, L. (2010). Comparison of administrators’ and teachers’ understanding of RtI policy and procedure. Paper presented at the New York State Council for Exceptional Children Annual Convention, Saratoga Springs, NY, October, 2010.
  • Geraci, L. & Fitzgerald, C. (2010). The impact of parents’ perceptions on pre-service teacher candidates.  Poster presented at the NYSATE/NYACTE Annual Conference, Saratoga Springs, NY, October 2010.
  • Fitzgerald, C., Geraci, L., & Mallette, B. (2010). The effect of self-disclosure on preservice teachers’ knowledge and dispositions. Poster presented at the NYSATE/NYACTE Annual Conference, Saratoga Springs, NY, October 2010.
  • Mallette, B., Fitzgerald, C., & Geraci, L. (2010). What every middle school teacher needs to know about adolescent development. Paper presented at the New York State Middle School Association’s 30th Annual Conference, Rochester, NY, October 2010.
  • Fitzgerald, C., Mallette, B., & Geraci, L. (2010). The effect of self-disclosure on preservice teachers’ knowledge and dispositions. Paper presented at the Association of Behavior Analysis International Conference, San Antonio, TX, May 2010.

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy, 2005, State University of New York at Buffalo, Counselor Education, Dissertation: The Needs of Children at the End-of-Life: A Case Synthesis.
  • Master of Science, 1997, Canisius College, Counselor Education
  • Bachelor of Arts, 1995, Canisius College, Psychology

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