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Melissa Reed, Ed.D.

Melissa Reed, Ed.D.

Title: Education Division Chair, Associate Professor of Education

Department: Education

Office: 224C

Phone: (610) 647-4400 Ext: 3298

mreed3@immaculata.edu

Education:BA in Communications, East Stroudsburg University
MS in Education, Gwynedd Mercy University
Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, Walden University

Chairperson, Archdiocese of Philadelphia Academic Affairs Committee
Member, Executive Board of Elementary Education, Archdiocese of Philadelphia
Member, The Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators
Member, Pennsylvania Dean's Forum

Pennsylvania Instructional II Certification in English, 7-12th
Pennsylvania Instructional II Certification in Mid-Level English, 7-9th
Pennsylvania Instructional II Certification in Elementary Education, K-6th

Biography

Dr. Melissa Reed has been the Chair of the Education Division and Associate Professor at Immaculata University since August 2015. Prior to joining the faculty in the Division of Education at Immaculata University, Dr. Reed was the Master Teacher Program Director at Gwynedd Mercy University. She has over 20 years of higher education and K-12 experience. She has presented her research on multicultural and global education, as well as technology integration locally, nationally, and at the International Research Methods Summer School at Mary Immaculate College in Limerick, Ireland and The International Education Conference in London, England. Served as the Program Director for the Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language (UISFL) Grant and Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad from 2016-2018; these grants funded the Global Perspectives in Education program in Lima, Peru that provided undergraduate students with student teaching experience and cultural immersion.

Courses Taught

EDU 290: Multicultural Education
EDU 615: Contemporary Professional Ethics
EDU 626: School Community Relations
EDL674 – Prevention and Intervention for At-Risk Youth PK-12
EDL674 – Prevention and Intervention for At-Risk Youth PK-12

Research Interests

Dr. Reed’s areas of expertise are technology integration in pedagogy, multicultural and global education, educational leadership, and curriculum development.

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