SXU’s Dr. Meg Carroll Presents at 2014 Council for Exceptional Children Fall Conference

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) School of Education Professor Meg Carroll presented “English Language Learners with Disabilities: Strategies for Instruction” to teachers and administrators at the Illinois Council for Exceptional Children on Saturday, Nov. 8. The conference, held at the Naperville Marriott, offered by the Illinois Council for Exceptional Children, is an annual conference for teachers,…

SXU’s Dr. Kathleen McInerney and Graduate Students present at Global Education Conference

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) School of Education Associate Professor Dr. Kathleen McInerney and students in the English as a Second Language (ESL)/Bilingual Education Program presented, “Going Global at Home,” on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at the Fifth Annual Global Education Conference. Lauren Kowalkowski, Francesco Merenda, and Dr. McInerney presented their own research as well as that…

SXU’s Dr. M. Tara Joyce presents at International Dyslexia Association Conference

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) Dr. M. Tara Joyce, assistant prof. in the graduate reading program in the School of Education, gave a presentation Nov. 15 with Dr. Jennifer Zvi at the Annual Conference of the International Dyslexia Association in San Diego, Calif. Dr. Joyce’s session was entitled, “Dyslexia and the Transitioning Student: Moving Towards Independence,”…

SXU’s Dr. Kathleen McInerney Writes Chapter Accepted to Sage Handbook

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) School of Education Associate Professor Dr. Kathleen McInerney co-authored a book chapter with her daughter, Morgan Halstead, Ph.D., entitled, “The Parental, Familial, and Communal Milieu,” that has been accepted for publication in the Sage Guide to Curriculum in Education, forthcoming Aug. 2015. The Guide to Curriculum in Education illuminates how four…

SXU’s Dr. Meg Carroll presents at Nonpublic Special Education Best Practices Conference

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) School of Education Professor Meg Carroll presented “ELA Common Core Standards: Effective Implementation for Students with Disabilities” to over 80 teachers and administrators at the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) 2014 Eighth Annual Conference on Best Practices in Nonpublic Special Education on Thursday, Nov. 6. The conference, held at the…

SXU’s Dr. Meg Carroll Presented at 10th Annual Illinois Statewide Transition Conference

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) Professor Meg Carroll, Ed.D., presented a session on Monday, Oct. 27 at the “Stepping Stones of Transition” conference, hosted in Springfield, Ill. Dr. Carrol’s session entitled, “Sexuality and Education for Teens and Adults with Intellectual Disabilities,” was attended by parents, social workers, nurses, teachers, and transition specialists. The Arc is the…

SXU’s Dr. M. Tara Joyce presented at ALER Reading Conference in Delray Beach, Fla.

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) Dr. M. Tara Joyce, assistant prof. in the graduate reading program in the School of Education, presented a session at the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers (ALER) annual conference on Oct. 31 in Delray Beach, Fla. Dr. Joyce’s session was entitled, “Teaching Reading Courses Online: The Faculty Perspective.” ALER is…

Dr. Meg Carroll Presents Workshop for Learning Disabilities Association of Illinois

Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education Prof. Meg Carroll presented ”Practical Strategies for Differentiation of Instruction and Collaboration for Students with Learning Disabilities” on Saturday, Oct.18 at the Learning Disabilities Association of Illinois fall workshop series. Parents of students with learning disabilities, teachers, reading specialists, school counselors, and other professionals attended the workshop, which…

Dr. M. Tara Joyce Presents Session at State Dyslexia Conference

Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education Assistant Professor Dr. M. Tara Joyce in the Graduate Reading Program, gave a presentation on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 with Dr. Jennifer Zvi on ”Transitioning to College: What’s Important?” at the Everyone Reading Illinois Conference in Schaumburg, Illinois. Learning disability specialists, educational therapists, reading specialists, special education teachers, classroom…