Susanne Croasdaile

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Susanne Croasdaile, Ph.D.

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Program Specialist - Curriculum & Instruction
VDOE’s Training & Technical Assistance Center
Virginia Commonwealth University
School of Education
700 E. Franklin Street, Suite 140
Richmond, VA 23284-3081
804-828-6947 | sscroasdaile@vcu.edu

 

Education

  Ph.D., University of Virginia (Educational Research - 2005)

o    Dissertation: Social organizational factors related to involvement in teacher research: A study of teacher researchers

§   M.Ed., College of William and Mary (Special Education LD/ED – 1999)

§   B.A., George Washington University (Criminal Justice – 1996)

Experience

§   Program Specialist, VDOE Training and Technical Assistance Center at VCU (August 2004-present)

§   Co-lead, Metropolitan Educational Research Consortium Action Research Group (2011–2013)

§   Affiliate Faculty, Virginia Commonwealth  University (Spring 2010-2014)

§   Certified Professional Developer, Strategic Instruction Model, Content Enhancement Routines, Center for Research on Learning, University of Kansas (2008-present)

§   Adjunct Faculty, George Washington University (Summer 2007-2013)

§   Literacy Coach, READ Center-Goochland (2008-2010)

§   Consultant, Northern Virginia Community College Disability Support Services (2008)

§   Special Education Teacher, Greene County Public Schools (2002-2004)

§   Program Evaluation Team Member, Albemarle County Department of Social Services (2001-2002)

§   Research Assistant, University of Virginia, Curry School of Education (2001-2002)

§   Special Education Teacher, York County Public Schools (1998-2001)

§   Eastern Virginia Writing Project Teacher Consultant (2000)

§   Special Education Teacher, Acadia Parish Schools (1996-1998)

§   Teach For America Corps Member, Southern Louisiana (1996-1998)

§   Customer Service Assistant, National Association for the Education of Young Children (1993-1995)

§   Welder and Copper Worker, Washington Copper Works (1988-1993) 

Professional and Academic Association Memberships

§   American Educational Research Association

§   National Writing Project

§   Phi Delta Kappa

Selected Publications

§   Croasdaile, S., Angel, R., Carr, E., Hudson, L., & Usrey, C. (2012). Using blogs to overcome the challenges of a research methods course. In S. Ferris (Ed.), Teaching, learning and the net generation: Concepts and tools for reaching digital learners (pp. 190-212). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference.

§   Croasdaile, S., Jones, S., Ligon, K., Oggel, L. & Pruett, M. (2010). Implementing assistive technology in schools. In P. Ordonez de Pablos & Y. Zhao (Eds.) Technology enhanced learning for people with disabilities: Approaches and applications (pp. 154-166). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference.

§   Croasdaile, S. (2009). Using e-collaboration in education at the inter-organizational level: Inter-organizational e-collaboration in education. In J. Salmons & L. Wilson (Eds.) Handbook of research on electronic collaboration and organizational synergy (pp. 16-29). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

§   Croasdaile, S. (2009). Inter-organizational e-collaboration in education. In N. Kock (Ed.), E-collaboration: Concepts, methodologies, tools, and applications (1157-1170). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference.

§   Croasdaile, S. (2002). Review of Technology in its place: Successful technology infusion in schools edited by John F. LeBaron and Catherine Collie. American School Board Journal, 44(3).

§   Croasdaile, S. (2002). Review of Reforming schools by Kimberly Kinsler and Mae Gamble. American School Board Journal, 44(6).

Selected Presentations

§   Croasdaile, S. (2011). Reflect! How school counselors can use action research to improve student outcomes. Presentation at the Virginia Counselors Association Convention, Portsmouth, VA.

§   Croasdaile, S. (2011). Grow curriculum like the willow tree: An introduction to universal design for learning. Presentation at the 22nd Annual Fall Council of Administrators of Special Education Conference, Williamsburg, VA.

§   Croasdaile, S. (2011). Practitioner research in school counseling. Invited lecture for the annual John Cook Lecture, VCU School of Education's Counselor Education Department and Counselor Education Student Networking Association, Richmond, VA.

§   Croasdaile, S. & Smith, F. (2010). Universal design for learning: What does it look like and why should I care? Presentation at the Annual TechKnowledgy Conference, Richmond, VA.

§   Croasdaile, S. (2009). Free social networking tools to increase student engagement. Presentation at the Annual Conference of the Virginia Society for Technology in Education, Virginia Beach, VA.

§   Croasdaile, S., Jones, S., Ligon, K., Oggel, L. & Pruett, M. (2009). Implementing assistive technology in schools. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego.

§   Croasdaile, S. & Smith, F. (2008). Universal design for learning in the age of Web 2.0. Presentation at the Annual Conference of the Virginia Society for Technology in Education, Roanoke, VA.

§   Croasdaile, S. (2007). What makes teachers reflect to improve their practice? Reflective practice in a social organizational context. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago.

§   Croasdaile, S. (2006). Social organizational factors related to teacher research: A study of teacher researchers. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco.

§   Croasdaile, S., Gansneder, B., & Nielsen, J. (2002). Measuring the immeasurable: Linking interventions to outcomes in a family preservation program evaluation. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

 

 Susanne Croasdaile Curriculum Vitae


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