Impacting lives one lunch at a time: Linda Leib ’98 M.A., ’14 Ed.D.
Apr28

Impacting lives one lunch at a time: Linda Leib ’98 M.A., ’14 Ed.D.

“We believe that work and effort create success” is the school motto that Principal Linda Leib, Ed.D., created when she arrived at Brandywine-Wallace Elementary School in 2010. “Effort is a big deal here,” Leib states. Every month each teacher submits one name of a student who has shown exceptional effort in the classroom that is not tied to how smart the student is, but based strictly on how much effort he or she has put forth. That...

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Q&A with Tom Shaffer ’11 Ed.D.
Apr19

Q&A with Tom Shaffer ’11 Ed.D.

Could you walk us through your career to this point? Currently I am the superintendent/high school principal in the Bristol School District. I started out initially teaching at St. Mary’s Catholic School in St. Clair, PA. I taught English in grades 6-8. From there I went to All Saints Catholic School in Pottsville, PA where I was the vice principal. Then I became the elementary school principal in Shenandoah Valley. Then in 1990, I...

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New Chair of the Division of Education
Sep11

New Chair of the Division of Education

Immaculata University is pleased to announce that Melissa Reed, Ed.D., of Wayne, PA., has joined the faculty as chair of the Division of Education where she will oversee the graduate and undergraduate education programs and supervise ten full-time faculty members. “Immaculata University has a rich history centered on teacher preparation and innovative education that is student-centered and encourages academic excellence, creativity,...

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July 16 graduate open house
Jun30

July 16 graduate open house

Immaculata University’s College of Graduate Studies will host an open house on Wednesday, July 16 in the Great Hall of Lourdes Hall on the University’s campus. A buffet dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m., and an information session will begin at 6 p.m. The open house will provide attendees with the opportunity to meet faculty, staff, and students, and to learn about Immaculata’s graduate programs. For further information, or to make...

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IU Offers Two New Endorsement Programs
May20

IU Offers Two New Endorsement Programs

Beginning July 2014, the College of Graduate Studies at Immaculata University will offer two fully online Endorsement Programs for teachers that are approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education: Instructional Coaching and Mathematics Coaching. Provided by a college or university such as Immaculata, these short Program Endorsements, with a 12-credit maximum, document knowledge in new and emerging areas where formal...

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