Barbara Cozza

Professor
SBL/SDLPhD, Curriculum and Instruction - Language, Literacy, Learning, Fordham UniversityMS, Early Childhood and Elementary, CUNY, Hunter CollegeBFA, Fine Arts, CUNY, Hunter College
Barbara Cozza, Ph.D., holds rank as full Professor of Educational Leadership in the Department of Administrative and Instructional Leadership at St. John’s University. Dr. Cozza has held leadership positions as Department Chairperson, Assistant Chairperson and Director of Instructional Leadership programs. She is presently a Country Director for Northeastern US, in Higher Education Teaching and Learning (HETL) organization. Dr. Cozza’s research targets educational reform issues in the areas of leadership, curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Some research topics that Dr. Cozza is exploring are: Women in Higher Education Leadership, Leadership Coaching, Multi-age Teaching and Learning in Developing and Developed countries, creating school/university partnerships, and transforming educational systems and leadership. Dr. Cozza writes numerous books and articles on international and national topics for Pk-20 systems and presents at global conferences. Dr. Cozza applies qualitative and mixed design methods in her research. Current research investigates improving women leadership, and how to improve and transform leadership and school systems into vital programs. The investigations integrate strategies such as school, university partnerships, leadership mentoring, Inclusivity, ELLs, Technological Advances, Professional Learning Communities, Leadership Coaching, Teacher Leader, Instructional Rounds, Lesson Study and multi-age teaching and learning. Currently, Dr. Cozza offers collaborative partnerships and professional development to districts and higher education organizations as a summer academy and an outreach program. Dr. Cozza's recent publications include: Voices from Women Leaders on Success in Higher Education: Pipelines, Pathways, and Promotion. Routledge; The Multi-age Learning Communities in Action: Creating a Caring School Environment for All Children, and; The Role of External Examining in Higher Education: Challenges and Best Practices. Bingley, UK: Emerald. She is presently under contract to publish a book titled The Inclusive World of Today’s Classroom: Integrating Multi-age Teaching, Technology, and International Perspectives with Rowman and Littlefield. Dr. Cozza applies qualitative and mixed design methods in her research. Dr. Cozza mentors doctorate and administration students and teaches courses in the areas of curriculum, qualitative research, dissertation seminar, and educational leadership. In the past, Dr. Cozza has been involved with accreditation processes for higher education as a developer, reviewer and a state higher education program evaluator.

Some Books authored by Dr. Cozza on Partnerships, Leadeship, Transform Systems:

https://www.amazon.com/Barbara-Cozza/e/B0768KL12T/ref=ntt_dp_epwbk_0_d


Women in Higher Education Empowered Leadership (WHEEL)
https://www.womenleadwheel.com

Transforming School Systems
https://multiageproject.wordpress.com/

Teaching Interests

Curriculum Leadership, School Reform Issues, Qualitative/mixed Design Research/ Women Leaders in Higher Education

Research Interests

School reform issues in the areas of curriculum, assessment, and leadership including Professional Learning Communities, Leadership Coaching, Teacher Leader, Instructional Rounds, Lesson Study, multi-age teaching and learning and Women Leadership

Courses Taught

EDU
5701
CRIT ANAL & REV OF RES IN ED
EDU
5743
EDUCATIONAL PLANNING
EDU
5890
INDEPENDENT STUDY - ED ADMIN
EDU
5980
DOCTORAL RESEARCH SEMINAR I
EDU
5990
DOCTORAL RESEARCH SEMINAR
EDU
7559
INTRO TO DOCTORAL RESEARCH
EDU
7890
INDEPENDENT STUDY
EDU
7900
QUALITATIVE RESEARCH IN CURRIC
EDU
7902
ADVANCED QUALITATIVE RES IN ED
EDU
7990
DOCTORAL RESEARCH SEMINAR