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Faculty & Staff

Alyse M. Anekstein, Assistant Professor, Counselor Education/School Counseling

Alyse M. AneksteinContact: alyse.anekstein@lehman.cuny.edu, 347-577-5671, Carman Hall B01B
B.A., The State University of New York at Albany; M.S., University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Ph.D., Idaho State University

 

Fall 2021 Office Hours:

Carman Hall B01B (remote advising only)
Best contact email: alyse.anekstein@lehman.cuny.edu
Wednesdays 3:00 - 5:00pm (and by appointment) Zoom Link (click to join)

Scholarship Highlights:

Anekstein, A. M. (2021). Research mentorship: Pretenured faculty and doctoral student productivity. Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision, 14(3), https://digitalcommons.sacredheart.edu/jcps/vol14/iss3/11

Anekstein, A. M., Hoskins, W. J., & Dahl, H. (2021, September). Transforming Sandtray Supervision: COVID response strategies in telemental health and video conferencing. Paper presented at the annual conference of the European Branch of the American Counseling Association, Virtual Conference Location.

PSC-CUNY Research Grant. (July, 2021). PSC-CUNY CUNY 52 Research Award Program. [$3,499.5]

Courses Taught:

  • EDG 706 Assessment in Counseling (FA 21)
  • EDG 708Counseling Research, Program Development, and Evaluation (FA 21)
  • EDG 705 Group Counseling (SP 22)
  • EDG 707 Practicum in Counseling (SP 22)

Sheila Blachman, Doctoral Lecturer, Coordinator of Special Education Bilingual

Sheila BlachmanContact: sheila.blachman@lehman.cuny.edu, 347-577-4081 (x4081), Google Voice: 860-740-2939, Carman Hall B19

 

 

Fall 2021 Office Hours:

Carman Hall B19
Best contact: sheila.blachman@lehman.cuny.edu, Google Voice: 860-740-2939
Tuesdays 2:00 - 4:00pm
Zoom Link (click to join) Meeting ID: 714 437 6797

Courses Taught:

  • EDS 720 Student Teaching Seminar

Stuart Chen-Hayes, Chair, Professor, and Coordinator of Counselor Education/School Counseling and Bilingual Advance Certification

Stuart Chen-HayesContact: stuartC@lehman.cuny.edu, 718-960-7304, Carman Hall B20
B.A., M.S.Ed., Indiana Univ.; Ph.D., Kent State Univ.

 

 

Fall 2021 Office Hours:

Carman Hall B20A
Best contact email: stuartC@lehman.cuny.edu
Wednesdays 11:00am - 1:00pm (and by appointment) Zoom Link (click to join)
Covering CLLSE Office: Wednesdays 10:00am - 6:00pm

Scholarship Highlights:

Chen-Hayes, L. T., & Chen-Hayes, S. F. (2021). 兩個爸爸 (Baba and daddy). Yuanliou (遠流). https://www.books.com.tw/products/0010892557

Chen-Hayes, S. F. (2019). Double dads one teen: A queer family's trailblazing life in the USA and Taiwan. DIO Press. https://www.diopress.com/product-page/double-dads-one-teen

Chen-Hayes, S. F., Ockerman, M. S., & Mason, E. C. M. (2014). 101 solutions for school counselors and leaders in challenging times. Corwin Press. http://www.corwin.com/books/Book240523#tabview=reviews

Courses Taught:

  • EDG 709 School/Community Leadership, Advocacy, Collaboration, and Consultation (SPR 22);
  • EDG 731 Sexuality Counseling in Schools and Families (SUM 22)

Website/LinkedIn:

Digication Portfolio
LinkedIn

Janet DeSimone, Associate Professor, Leadership Studies and Coordinator of Organizational Leadership

Janet DeSimoneContact: janet.desimone@lehman.cuny.edu, 718-960-4993, Google Voice: 516-400-6255, Carman Hall B48
B.A., Marist Coll.; M.A., SUNY-New Paltz; P.D., Ed.D., St. John's Univ.

 

Fall 2021 Office Hours:

Carman Hall B48
Tuesdays, 5-8 p.m. or by appointment Via Zoom or Phone
Best contact email: janet.desimone@lehman.cuny.edu or Google voice: 516.400.6255

Research Interests:

Leadership dispositions; collaboration; attitudes/perceptions of inclusive education

Courses Taught:

  • EDL 802: Ethical Leadership
  • EDL 707: Creating Effective and Supportive Learning Environments for ALL Students
  • EDL 709: Case Studies in School Building Leadership

Harriet (Niki) Fayne, Professor, Leadership Studies and Special Education

Harriet (Niki) FayneContact: harriet.fayne@lehman.cuny.edu ,718-960-7240, Carman Hall B33
B.A. Barnard College, MAT Harvard University, Ph.D. Columbia University

 

 

Fall 2021 Office Hours:

Carman Hall B01-H
Mondays and Wednesdays, 2:30-3:30pm via Zoom (click to join) or by appointment
Best contact email: harriet.fayne@lehman.cuny.edu

Scholarship Highlights (January, 2020- December, 2021):

Collett, J., Dubetz, N., Fayne, H., Marshall, A., & Rothstein, A. (2020). Signature Practices in an Urban Residency Program: How are These Practices Evident in the Graduates’ Classrooms? In J. Carinci, S. Meyer, and C. Jackson, Eds., Linking Teacher Preparation Program Design and Implementation to Outcomes for Teachers and Students. Information Age Publishing.

Fayne, H.R., Bijesse, T., Allison, P., & Rothstein, A. (2021). Multimodal Literacy and Creative Computing Badges in a Teacher Quality Partnership Residency Program: Putting P-12 Students in the Center Right from the Start. In Yi Huang, Ed., Credential Innovations for Inclusive Pathways to Professions. IGI Global Publishing.

“Stronger Together: Growing Our Community of Practice- Lehman Session” (with Janet DeSimone, Rosa Rivera-McCutchen, Gaoyin Qian, and Anne Fennelly). EdPrepLab Spring Convening 2021, Online, June 2021. (Invited)

“Teacher Educators as OER Storytellers'' (with Naliza Sadik, Wendy Barrales, Anthony Wheeler, and Zulyvette Muniz). 2021 Open Education Conference, Online, October 2021. (Peer-Reviewed)

Project Administrator, CUNY Teacher Education OER Hub, funded by CUNY Office of Library Services, $15,000 (2020-2021)

Design and Evaluation Team Member, SCALE Deeper Learning Project, funded by Hewlett Foundation, Lehman College Subcontract $15,000 (2019-2021)

Principal Investigator: LUTE-STEM Teacher Quality Partnership Project, funded by U.S. Department of Education, $5.4 M (2019-2024)

Courses Taught:

  • EDS 709 Curriculum and Instructional Practices for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Childhood Students (Fall)
  • EDS 710 Practicum in Curriculum and Instructional Practices for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Childhood Students (Fall)
  • EDL 805 Program Development and Evaluation (Spring)

Kathy Galindo, CLLSE Department Aide

Fall 2021 Office Hours:

Carman Hall B20
Tuesdays and Fridays, 9:00am - 5:00pm
718-960-8173

Carmen Garcia, Secretary, CLLSE Department

Carmen Garcia Fall 2021 Office Hours:

Carman Hall B20
Mondays and Thursdays, 9:00am - 5:00pm (On-Campus)
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9:00am - 5:00pm (Remote)
Best contact email: carmen.garcia2@lehman.cuny.edu
845-580-4154

Barbara Gottlieb, Professor, and Coordinator, Childhood and Adolescent Special Education Education

Barbara GottliebContact: barbara.gottlieb@lehman.cuny.edu, 718-960-8183, Phone: 914-269-8880, Carman Hall B01E
B.A., Univ. of Pittsburgh; M.Ed., Lesley Coll.; Ed.D., Northern Illinois Univ.

 

Fall 2021 Office Hours:

Carman Hall B01F
Tuesdays, 5:45-6:45 p.m. or by appointment
Best contact email: barbara.gottlieb@lehman.cuny.edu, Google voice: (914) 269-8880

Scholarship and Service Highlights:

Fellowship Incentive Research (2020). Trust among partners in the special education process: Parents’ connectedness/trust with schools in relation to the special education status of their children. Data collection, analysis and report.

Program Development: Dual Certification Program with Middle and High School Education Department (Social Studies).

Courses Taught:

  • EDS 701 Understanding Individuals with Disabilities
  • EDS 715 Research in Special Education
  • EDS 718 Culminating Masters Project

Julia Hood, Doctoral Lecturer, Leadership Studies

Julia HoodContact: julia.hood@lehman.cuny.edu, 347-577-8537, Phone: 845-598-7666, Carman Hall B19
B.S., Nyack College; M.S., The College of New Rochelle.; Ph.D., Capella University

 

Fall 2021 Office Hours:

Carman Hall B19
Tues, Thurs. 4-8pm via Zoom or phone.
Best contact: julia.hood@lehman.cuny.edu for Zoom meeting link.

Scholarship Highlights:

Becker, G.F., Hallcom, A. Herrera, D., Hood, J. (2021). Evaluating a homeostatic relationship as a positive influence on syzygy within the organizational universe model. Journal of Advancements in Applied Business Research, X(1), 22-28.

Becker, G.F., Hallcom, A. Herrera, D., Hood, J. (2021). Evaluating a homeostatic relationship as a positive influence on syzygy within the organizational universe model. International Multidisciplinary Academic Conference, Orlando, FL, May 2021.

Courses Taught:

  • EDL 801 Holistic Leadership
  • EDL 803 Communication & Teamwork
  • EDL 808 Leadership Seminar 1
  • EDL 809 Leadership Seminar 2
  • EDL 810 Leadership Seminar 3

Danielle Magaldi, Associate Professor, and Coordinator, Early Childhood Special Education and Advanced Certification in Special Education

Magaldi DopmanContact: danielle.magaldidopman@lehman.cuny.edu, 347-577-4042, Google Voice: 845-580-4098, Carman Hall B01F
B.S., Quinnipiac Univ.; M.S., Fordham Univ.; Ph.D., Fordham Univ.

Fall 2021 Office Hours: On Leave

Rene Parmar, Dean, School of Education

Fall 2021 Office Hours

Carman Hall B33
Wednesdays
Best contact: rene.parmar@lehman.cuny.edu

Lateasha Mays, Substitute Lecturer, Special Education

Forthcoming Spring 2022

Limor Pinhasi-Vittorio, Associate Professor, and Coordinator, Literacy Studies

Limor Pinhasi-VittorioContact: limor.pinhasi-vittorio@lehman.cuny.edu, 718-960-7205, Carman Hall B17A
B.Ed., Hakibbutzim State Teacher's Coll., Israel; M.A., New York Univ.; Ph.D, Hofstra Univ.

 

Fall 2021 Office Hours:

Carman Hall B-17A
Best contact email: limor.pinhasi-vittorio@lehman.cuny.edu
Mondays 3:30-4:30 Via Zoom (click to join)

Scholarship Highlights:

Pinhasi-Vittorio, L. & Ben Zion, Y. (Eds.) (2020). Leading through a Different Lens: Using Literacy and Photography to Examine Our Personal and Communal Narratives.
Apple Books. ISBN 9781715112189

Pinhasi-Vittorio, L. (2018). Writing, sharing, and healing: the interplay of literacy in the healing journey of the recovering from substance abuse. Journal of Poetry Therapy. DOI: 10.1080/08893675.2018.1504668 https://doi.org/10.1080/08893675.2018.1504668

Write your life: The interplay of literacy as a tool to overcome trauma and post trauma by writing and sharing our stories. Keynote speaker, Zoetis Women's Council Compassion Fatigue Conference. December 10th, 2020. Online.

Writing for our lives: A multi-dimensional approach for working our way through trauma by writing and sharing our stories. Keynote speaker, 7th International Conference on HIV/AIDS, STDs and STIs. March 18-19, 2019. New York, NY, USA

Courses Taught:

  • EDR 752 Teaching Comprehensive Strategies for Literacy thru Children's Literature for Diverse Learners in Early Childhood & Childhood Education
  • EDR 753 Teaching Comprehensive Strategies for Literacy thru Young Adult Literature for Diverse Learners in Middle Childhood & Adolescent Education
  • EDR 767 Project Seminar: Research on Literacy I and II

Website/LinkedIn:

LinkedIn
https://www.limor.pinhasivittorio.com

Gaoyin Qian, Professor, Literacy Studies

Gaoyin QianContact: gaoyin.qian@lehman.cuny.edu,718-960-8307, Carman Hall B01G
B.A., East China Norman Univ.; M.A., Shanghai International Studies Univ.; M.S.Ed., Southwest Missouri Univ.; Ph.D., Univ. of Georgia



Fall 2021 Office Hours:

Carman Hall B01G
Wednesday 5:00-6:00 pm and 7:00-8:30 pm or by appointment;
Best contact email: gaoyin.qian@lehman.cuny.edu; request Zoom conference.

Scholarship Highlights:

Qian, G. (2020-2022). Lehman Problem of Practice Innovation Pilot Grant in a consortium of Lehman, Brooklyn, and Touro Colleges. Grant funded by US PREP, Texas Tech University, ($50,000).

Courses Taught:

  • EDG 708 Counseling Research, Program Development, and Evaluation (FA 21)
  • EDR 713 Instructional Approaches to Language & Literacy Development for Diverse Learners in Middle Childhood & Adolescent Education (FA 21)

Rosa Rivera-McCutchen, Associate Professor, Leadership Studies and Coordinator, Educational Leadership

Rosa Rivera-McCutchenContact: r.rivera@lehman.cuny.edu, 718-960- 6779, Google Voice: 914-996-8244, Carman Hall B53
B.A., University of Rochester; M.A., University of Rochester; PhD., New York University


Fall 2021Office Hours:

Carman Hall B53
Mondays, 3:00-5:00pm. Zoom Link (click to join) Meeting ID: 891 9315 6912 Passcode: OfficeHrs
Best contact email: rrivera@lehman.cuny.edu

Scholarship Highlights:

Rivera-McCutchen, R. L. (2021). Radical Care: A Framework for Leading for Justice in Urban Schools. Teachers College Press.

Rivera-McCutchen, R. L. (2021). “White privilege and power in the New York State opt out movement.” Teachers College Record, 123(5), 1-18.

Hantzopoulos, M., Rivera-McCutchen, R. L., & Tyner-Mullings, A. (2021). “Reframing School Culture through Project-Based Assessment Tasks: Cultivating Transformative Agency and Humanizing Practices in NYC Public Schools.” Teachers College Press, 123(4), 1-38.

New York State Education Department (2019-2024) $6,000,000 Project title: CUNY-Initiative on Immigration & Education. Mangual-Figueroa, A. (Interim PI), Stern, N. (Co-PI), Rivera-McCutchen, R. L. (Interim Co-PI)

Institute for Education Sciences Transformative Research in the Education Sciences Grants Program (2021-2024) $3,000,000 Project title: Increasing Educational Equity Through Culturally Responsive Schooling

Supovitz, J. (PI), Valdez, M. (Co-PI), Rivera-McCutchen, R. L. (Co-PI), Horsford, S. D. (Co-PI), Mackey, H. (Co-PI), & Linday, C. (Co-PI)
PSC-CUNY 51 Research Award (2020-2) $6000 Project title: “Community-Based Design Research for Educational Justice in New Rochelle” (PI)

Courses Taught:

  • EDL 703 Collaborative & Community-Based Leadership;
  • EDL 702 Ethics in School Leadership;
  • Urban Education (CUNY Graduate Center) Radical Care: Teaching & Leading for Justice in Schools

Website:

www.rrmphd.com

Laura Roberts, Associate Professor, and Clinical Coordinator, Counselor Education/School Counseling

Laura RobertsContact: laura.roberts@lehman.cuny.edu,718-960-8119, Carman Hall B48
B.S., Indiana Univ. of Pennsylvania; M.S.Ed., Baruch College; M.S., Mercy College; Ph.D., University of Connecticut

 


Fall 2021 Office Hours:

Carman Hall B48
Wednesdays: 3:00 to 5:00 pm via Zoom Link (click to join) or by appointment
Best contact email: laura.roberts@lehman.cuny.edu

Courses Taught:

  • EDG 703 Human Development in Counseling;
  • EDG 743 Internship in School Counseling I;
  • EDG 744 Internship in School Counseling II

Mary K. Sanford, Substitute Doctoral Lecturer, Special Education and Coordinator, Faculty Fellows 2021 Cohort

Fall 2021 Office Hours:

Carman Hall B-20
Wednesdays, 4:00-6:00pm Zoom Link (click to join)
Meeting ID: 788 950 5008 Phone: 929 205 6099 (New York)
Best contact email: mary.sanford@lehman.cuny.edu

Service Highlights:

Coordinator- New York City Department of Education Special Education Teaching Fellows; Special Education District 75 Teaching Fellows

New York State Education Department - Content Advisory Committee for NYSTCE Students with Disabilities, Educating All Students

Courses Taught:

  • EDS 715 Research in Education
  • EDS 741 Psycho-educational Evaluation of Children with Learning Problems
  • EDS 712 The Adolescent with Disabilities
  • EDS 743 Behavioral Assessment, Management, and Change

Website:

https://www.mksanford.com/

Jennifer Van Allen, Assistant Professor, Coordinator, Literacy Studies

Jennifer Van AllenContact: jennifer.vanallen@lehman.cuny.edu, 718-960-7883, Carman Hall B17C
B.S, M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Central Florida

 

 

Fall 2021 Office Hours:

Tuesdays, 3:00-6:00 pm and by appointment Carman Hall 17C
Zoom Link (click to join) Meeting ID: 762 270 9156
Best contact email: jennifer.vanallen@lehman.cuny.edu

Scholarship Highlights:

Van Allen, J., & Katz, S. (2020). Teaching with OER during pandemics and beyond. Journal for Multicultural Education, 14(3/4), 209-218. https://doi.org/10.1108/JME-04-2020-0027

Van Allen, J., & Zygouris-Coe, V. (2020). Preparing teachers to integrate digital tools that support students’ online research and comprehension skills. In Keengwe, S. & Onchwari, G. (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Literacy and Digital Technology Integration in Teacher Education. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Courses Taught:

  • EDR 731 Practicum in Fostering Language and Literacy Development in Early Childhood and Childhood Education (SU ‘21)
  • EDR 733 Practicum in Fostering Language and Literacy Development in Middle Childhood and Adolescent Education (SU ‘21)
  • EDR 702 Language and Literacy Acquisition and Development of Children (FA ‘21)
  • EDR 703 Literacy Acquisition and Development of Pre-Adolescents and Adolescents (FA ‘21)
  • EDR 529 Language, Literacy, and Educational Technology (FA ‘21)
  • EDR 605 Professional Writing for Educators (FA ‘21)

Adjunct Faculty by Program Fall 2021 and Winter 2022:

Counselor Education: School Counseling:

Jennifer Annunziata, M.S.Ed., ‘10, Lehman CE:SC, LMHC
Paula Arbelaez, CE.Ed
Luis Barcelo, M.S.Ed, ‘04, Lehman CE:SC
Jennifer Carcheta, M.S.Ed., '08 Lehman CE:SC
Kalya Castillo, M.S.Ed., ‘11, Lehman CE:SC; Ph.D. cand.
Marisol Palau, M.S.Ed.
Suzette Ramsundar, M.S.Ed., ‘10 Lehman CE:SC, Lehman M.S.O.L. ‘19
Emma Wixted, M.S.Ed., ‘14 Lehman CE:SC

Educational and Organizational Leadership:

Valerie Brown, M.S.O.L., ‘19 Lehman
Francis Cruz,
Amanda DuBois-Mwake,
Gerald Garfin,
Terry Houlihan, M.S.Ed., ‘10 Lehman CE:SC
Grace Hinds,
Eileen Newman,
Amanda Perez,
Anne Russo-Fennelly
Jean Schutt McTavish,
Suzette Ramsundar, M.S.Ed., ‘10 Lehman CE:SC, Lehman M.S.O.L. ‘19

Literacy Studies

Diana Behan, M.S.Ed., ‘88 Lehman Literacy Studies, National Board-Certified Teacher

Special Education (Childhood, Adolescence, Bilingual):

Jason Adolphus,
Anastasios Argyros,
Lisa Cavallero,
Nicole Fernandes,
Adi Flesher,
Jamel Holmes,
Joseph Huot,
Kim Kawecki,
Angela Manessis,
Lateasha Mays,
Elizabeth Mazzullo,
Faith Muturia, Ph.D.
Jeannine Newell,
Elliot Resnick,
Carol Rubel,
Julianne Vaupen,
Marlena Vedovino,
Gloria Wolpert,