James F. Gregory, Ed.D.
Associate Professor, Program Coordinator
Professor Gregory received his B.A. from LaSalle College, his M.ED.
from the University of Pittsburgh and his Ed.D. from Harvard
University. He teaches courses in special education curriculum and
instruction and language/reading acquisition.
Deirdre K. Mithaug, Ph.D.
Professor Mithaug received her B.A. from the University of
Washington; her M.A., M.Phil and Ph.D. in Special Education from
Teachers College at Columbia University. She teaches courses in
introduction to special education, research and practicum.
Joanne Robertson, Ed.D.
Professor Robertson received a B.S. from St. John’s University, an
M.S. from Long Island University: C.W. Post and her Ed.D. from
Hofstra University. She teaches courses in early literacy
education, language acquisition and teaching literacy through
Barbara Signer, Ph.D.
Professor Signer received her B.A. from Hunter College, her M.A.
from the University of Michigan and her Ph.D. from the University
of South Florida. She teaches courses
in mathematics education, instructional technology and Online Learning.
Nancy Montgomery, Ph.D.
Professor Montgomery received her B.S. and M.S. from Indiana
University and her Ph.D. from New York University. She teaches
courses in English literacy education, writing, writing with
computer and cooperative learning and arts education.
E. Fran Guastello, Ed.D
Associate Professor, Chair
Professor Guastello is an associate Professor of Literacy,
specializing in the research and instruction of students with
learning disabilities. She is also a specialist in multisensory
Sumita Guha, Ph.D.
Professor Guha received her B.A. and M.A. from the University of
Calcutta and her M.Ed. and Ph.D. from the State University of NY at
Buffalo. She teaches courses in assessment for technology
Steven Rosenberg, P.D.
Director of Field Experiences
Professor Rosenberg received his B.S. in Economics, Math from State
University of NY at Buffalo, his M.S. in Math Education from St.
John’s University and an M.S. and P.D. in Educational
Administration and Supervision from Pace University.
Paul Pedota, P.D.
Coordinator of Alternative Teacher Certification
Professor Pedota received his B.A., M.S.E.D. in Secondary Education
and P.D. in Educational Administration from St. John’s University.
He teaches courses in Teaching and Learning on the secondary level
and is responsible for administration and supervision of the
Internship Program for students enrolled in the Career Change