Graduate School of Education

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At UMass Lowell we offer three Education Minors to help you on your way to getting your degree.
Read more about our undergraduate minors.
The UMass Lowell Graduate School of Education offers several programs for teachers wanting their initial license to teach elementary, middle and high school students. Read more about initial licensure.

Meet Our Faculty

John Brown, Ed.D.Program Advisor for Undergraduate Education Minor, Graduate School of EducationCurriculum & Instruction
Lorraine Dagostino, Ph.D.Professor, Graduate School of EducationProgram Advisor - M.Ed. and Ed.S. Reading and Language
Jay Simmons, Ph.D.Faculty Chair, Professor, Language Arts & Literacy, Graduate School of Education  
Patricia Fontaine, Ed.D.Clinical Associate Professor, Curriculum and Instruction, Graduate School of EducationGraduate Coordinator - M.Ed. Initial Licensure - Elementary, History, Science, English, Mathematics
James H. Nehring, Ed.D.Associate Professor, Leadership in Schooling, Graduate School of Education School level improvement and professional learning.
Phitsamay S. Uy, Ed.D.Assistant Professor, Leadership in Schooling Graduate Coordinator-Ed.D. Leadership in Schooling, Language Arts and Literacy, Mathematics and Science Education Program Advisor-M.Ed. and Ed.S. Education Administration, Graduate School of EducationGraduate Coordinator - Ed.D. Leadership in Schooling, Language Arts and Literacy, Mathematics and Science
Regina M. Panasuk, Ph.D.Professor of Math Education, University Prof. 2011, ATMIM Hall of Fame 2013, Graduate School of EducationMathematics & Mathematics Education
Jill Lohmeier, Ph.D.Associate Professor, Psychology and Research Methods, Graduate School of Education 
Anita Greenwood, Ed.D.Dean of Education, Graduate School of Education 
Donald E. Pierson, Ph.D.Vice Provost for Graduate Education; Professor, Curriculum & Instruction, Academic Affairs, Graduate School of Education 
MinJeong Kim, Ph.D.Assistant Professor, Language Arts and Literacy, Graduate School of Education  
David Lustick, Ph.D.Associate Professor, Mathematics & Science Education, Graduate School of Education 
James Carifio, Ed.D.Professor, Psychology & Research Methods, Graduate School of EducationCurriculum & Instruction
Stacy Agee Szczesiul, Ed.D.Assistant Professor, Leadership in Schooling, Graduate School of Education 
Elizabeth Bifuh-Ambe, Ph.D.Associate Professor, Language Arts & Literacy, Graduate School of EducationCurriculum & Instruction
Vera Montuori Ossen, Ed.D.Accreditation and New Program Initiatives Program Advisor-Reading and Sign Language; Special Education, Graduate School of Education 
Judith Davidson, Ph.D.Associate Professor, Educational Technology & Qualitative Research Methods, Graduate School of Education, Gender StudiesCurriculum and Instruction
Michelle Scribner-MacLean, Ed.D.Clinical Associate Professor, Mathematics and Science Education, Graduate School of Education  
Jacqueline Moloney, Ed.D.Executive Vice Chancellor; Professor, Curriculum & Instruction, Academic Affairs, Graduate School of Education 
Michaela Colombo, Ed.D.Associate Professor, Leadership in Schooling, Graduate School of Education 

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