Author Archives: Tony Marchetti ’96, MA ’02

A special education pioneer looks back on her life and work

A special education pioneer looks back on her life and work

“I’ve had a very good life,” Ann (McCormack) Korinda ’47 said more than once while sharing stories of campus life in the 1940s, her experiences as a special education pioneer, and her extensive travels. The College was a “delightful” place to live and attend classes back in the mid 1940s, she recalls. From the cultural… Continue Reading

Creating a National Model for High School STEM Education

Creating a National Model for High School STEM Education

Proposed changes to New Jersey’s science education standards could soon make technology and 
engineering required subject matter for high school students. The problem, says Chris Anderson ’02, adjunct professor of technological studies, is that schools have no access to model curricula for that content, and many administrators are unprepared to assess student and teacher performance… Continue Reading

First Class

First Class

Step inside The College of New Jersey’s newest academic facility: 
a 72,000-square-foot, three-story Education Building. Modern, functional, and inviting, the building contains 21 standard and specialized classrooms, a computer lab, a 165-seat auditorium, a seminar room, a café, an observation room for the counselor education program, a multipurpose room, a rooftop terrace, and offices for the school’s faculty, administrators, and grant-funded centers. Continue Reading

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