Marie McGrath Named Instructor in the Graduate Psychology Department
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IMMACULATA UNIVERSITY APPOINTED MARIE MCGRATH INSTRUCTOR IN GRADUATE PSYCHOLOGY
Immaculata University has appointed Marie C. McGrath, a native of Lansdale, PA, as instructor in the Psychology Department of the College of Graduate Studies. She will be teaching graduate courses to students enrolled in Immaculata´s Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychology programs. She will also be involved in advisement, university service, and scholarship.
In 1998, Ms. McGrath graduated summa cum laude from Villanova University with a B.A. in Psychology. She continued her education at Temple University, where she received her M.Ed. in School Psychology in 2000. She expects to receive her Ph.D. in School Psychology in 2005.
Ms. McGrath holds Pennsylvania and national certification as a school psychologist. She has obtained clinical experience at a number of sites throughout the Greater Philadelphia region, including the Owen J. Roberts School District in Pottstown, PA, where she currently works as a school psychologist. Ms. McGrath has lectured at Cabrini College, in Radnor, PA, and at Temple University, in Philadelphia, PA. She has worked with the Johnson Foundation of the University of Pennsylvania, and has been published in periodicals and books such as "The Clinical Neuropsychologist," "Learning and Individual Differences," "Trainer´s Forum," "Integrating Technology in Higher Education," and "NASP CommuniquÃ©."
In addition to her publications, Ms. McGrath has presented her research at annual meetings of the American Psychological Association and the National Association of School Psychologists. She has also given invited presentations to the Pennsylvania Governor´s School for the Sciences Summer Symposium in Pittsburgh, PA, and to the Johnson Foundation Summer Program at the University of Pennsylvania.
Ms. McGrath is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA); the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP); and the Pennsylvania Psychological Association (PPA).
Ms. McGrath has a positive impression of her new position. She commented, "I am delighted to join the Immaculata community, and eagerly anticipate the opportunities and challenges that this position offers."
Immaculata University is a Catholic, coeducational institution, located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection of Routes 30 and 352, between Paoli and Exton.
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