Childhood Education Department

Contact

Lenora P. Thomas

Lenora P. Thomas

Department Assistant in Education, School of
585-389-2947
lthomas0@naz.edu
Golisano Academic Center 203

Faculty

Shanna M. Jamanis

Shanna M. Jamanis

Associate Professor & Chair
585-389-2622
sjamani9@naz.edu
Golisano Academic Center 257
Bio

Education: B.A., SUNY College at Geneseo; M.S., SUNY at Albany; Ph.D., University of Oregon.

Teaching and Research Interests: Autism spectrum disorders, personnel preparation; multiple perspectives and social model of disability; diverse learners; positive behavioral support; pre-service teacher education; instructional design; special education; systemic change.

Ellen Contopidis

Ellen Contopidis

Professor / Graduate Inclusive Childhood Education Program Director
585-389-2916
econtop4@naz.edu
Golisano Academic Center 251
Bio

Education: B.A., Herbert H. Lehman of CUNY; M.S. Ed., SUNY College of Brockport; Ph.D., SUNY, University Center at Albany

Teaching and Research Interests: Special Education, Transition Services, Disproportionality in Special Education, Universal Design for Learning, Interprofessional Education, Assessment in Teacher Education

Kathleen M. DaBoll-Lavoie

Kathleen M. DaBoll-Lavoie

Dean
585-389-2618
kdaboll9@naz.edu
Golisano Academic Center 275
Bio

Education: B.A., SUNY College at Potsdam; M.S.Ed., SUNY at Binghamton; Ph.D., Syracuse University.

Teaching and Research Interests: Differentiated instruction; Social studies education; Inclusive education; Program development and evaluation; Student learning outcomes.

Kerry A. Dunn

Kerry A. Dunn

Associate Professor
585-389-5138
kdunn4@naz.edu
Golisano Academic Center 229
Bio

Education: B.A., Saint Michael's College; M.A., City College of New York; Ed.D., NOVA Southeastern University.

Teaching and Research Interests: Differentiated instruction; Literacy assessment; Supporting new teachers; Integrating UDL across all learning environments; Community relations: home/school connections; Self-reflection as a means to inform teaching and learning.

Erinn M. Camp

Erinn M. Camp

Lecturer
585-389-2947
ecamp5@naz.edu
Janice Marie Fortuna

Janice Marie Fortuna

Lecturer
585-389-2947
jfortun1@naz.edu
Melyssa Lauren Mantell

Melyssa Lauren Mantell

Lecturer
585-389-2947
mmantel4@naz.edu
Catherine Sutera

Catherine Sutera

Lecturer
585-389-2947
csutera3@naz.edu
Nancy Davidson Williamson

Nancy Davidson Williamson

Lecturer
585-389-2947
nwillia5@naz.edu