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PDC Associates 2011


Dr. Laura GeraciProgram Coordinator for the Childhood Inclusive Education Program and the Program Coordinator for the CAS in Special Education at the graduate level.laura geraci pic

Laura earned a BS in Psychology and Sociology from University of Buffalo, a MsEd from Buffalo State College, a CAS in School Administration and Supervision from Fredonia State College, and a PhD in Special Education from University of Buffalo.  Her research, publications, and presentations focus on family and siblings of students with disabilities, autism, teacher preparation programs, specifically for diverse and inclusive settings, effective field experiences, Ensuring “voice” for students with disabilities, and incivility in institutes of higher education.

TJ Manastersky, Visiting Asst. Professor, Sport Management and Exercise Science and Assistant Men's Hockey Coachtj's head shot

TJ graduated cum laude from Canisius College with a Master of Science in Education in Health and Physical Education and graduated cum laude from SUNY Oswego with a Bachelor of Arts in English Writing Arts and a minor in Athletic Coaching.  He views the use of iTunes U in athletics and education as a valuable teaching tool.
Handout from The Basics of iTunes U: Using Video in a Speaking Intensive Course 3/9/2011

Dr. Tracy Stenger, Ph.D, NCC, Assistant Director, Counseling CenterTracy Stenger pic

Tracy is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and has been serving as a counselor at The State University of New York at Fredonia since Fall of 1998. Additionally, she has served as an adjunct professor in the Psychology Department since fall of 1999. Tracy completed her Ph.D. in Counselor Education at the University at Buffalo in 2007.

Christopher Taverna, Windows Lab Systems AdministratorChris Taverna pic

Christopher has worked as an IT professional since 1997. He is currently the Windows Lab Systems Administrator at The State University of New York at Fredonia, where he manages all of the Windows-based computer labs on campus. Christopher lives in Fredonia, NY where he enjoys spending time with his wife and three daughters.
Handout from Making GMail work for you workshop 3/1/2011
Handout from Making the most out of Google Apps workshop 3/8/2011 

Dr. Emily Straus, Assistant Professor, HistoryEmily Straus Pic

Emily received her PhD in American History from Brandeis University in 2006. Her teaching and research interests lie in the history of education, the history of race, and the history of metropolitan areas.


Dr. Leanna White, Ph.D, NCC, Senior Counselor, Counseling CenterLeana White pic

Leanna is a graduate of the University of Missouri - Columbia's doctoral program in Counseling Psychology and has been with the Counseling Center since 1986. Leanna has interests in working with people on trauma recovery, family issues, sexual identity concerns, spiritual development, and grief and loss issues.

Dr. Carrie Fitzgerald, Assistant Professor, Language, Learning & LeadershipCarrie Fitzgerald pic

Carrie teaches Psychological Foundations of Education courses in the Language, Learning, and Leadership Department. Carrie's professional experience includes school counseling and program evaluation, and she has served as an educational consultant and data analyst for local school districts. Her research focuses on bullying, quality of life, and the unique needs of children and families, which she presents on nationally and internationally.

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