Dr. Mary Haras Presents at the American Nephrology Nurses Association Fall Meeting

Saint Xavier University School of Nursing Associate Dean Dr. Mary Haras presented a half-day pre-conference workshop at the American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA) entitled, ”Evidence-Based Practice: Clinical Applications”, with Dr. Debra Hain, PhD, FAANP on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 at the 2014 ANNA Fall Meeting in Savannah, GA. Dr. Haras also presented ”Fred is Missing: Dealing…

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…

SXU Prof. Eileen Knight Ties the Common Core to Everyday Math Activities in the Classroom

Saint Xavier University School of Education Prof. Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D., worked with teachers at St. Therese Chinese Catholic School on Thursday, Oct. 16 to embed the Common Core State Standards into their everyday Math Curriculum. They accomplished this through the use of Centers in the early grades and through the use of technology such as…

Dr. Meg Carroll presents Workshop for Catholic High School Deans and Administrators

Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education Professor Meg Carroll presented a workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 24 for deans and administrators of Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of Chicago at the Office of Catholic Schools. The workshop focused on the idea of motivating faculty to manage behavior in the classroom whenever possible and on…

SXU’s School of Education Graduate Reading Program Participates in Illinois Reading Council State Conference

Saint Xavier University’s School of Education Graduate Reading Program enjoyed a strong presence at the 47th annual Illinois Reading Council Conference held in Springfield, Illinois on Oct. 2, 3, and 4. The Illinois Reading Council (IRC) is the state council of the International Reading Association (IRA). The International Reading Association is the major professional organization in the…

Dr. Carroll Elected to the Professional Advisory Board for the Learning Disabilities Association of America

Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education Professor Meg Carroll was recently elected to the Professional Advisory Board (PAD) for the Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDAA). She also serves on their Early Childhood Committee. Carroll has authored a series of brief, family-friendly articles about early childhood education and children with learning disabilities. Her most…

Dr. Meg Carroll presents at Learning Disabilities Association of Illinois Workshop

Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education Professor Meg Carroll presented ”Meeting the Needs of English Language Learners (ELL) with Learning Disabilities” on Saturday, Sept. 13. SXU hosted the workshop of the state organization in the Fourth Floor Boardroom. Julieta Pasko, bilingual psychologist, provided an introduction for the workshop focused on the history of services…