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* College professor with more than 30 years of experience in different social and cultural settings. * School ESL teacher, Arts teacher, * Administrator, worked as a Vice-Principal of the school, responsible for the extra-curricular programs. * College administrator, served as a Dean of the School of Foreign Languages (Volgograd State Pedagogical University, Russia), oversaw the staff of more than 80 faculty and above 600 students in three departments (English, German, and French). The responsibilities included: curriculum design and development, staff training and professional development, fund raising, etc. Master's, Ph.D programs supervisor. Under my supervision more than 20 Masters and about 10 Ph. D dissertations were successfully defended in Russia. * Expertise in educational innovations, was a member of the Innovations Expertise Board in the Volgograd region Educational Committee, participated in the design and evaluation of the school innovative programs and trends. * Initiated a Montessori movement in late 80s in southern part of Russia, * Helped in the curriculum design and Montessori training for two schools of Montessori in Volgograd and Volzhskiy. * Established a Humanistic Education Center that ran woskhops, seminars, master classes on innovative pedagogy, including R. Steiner, Maria Montessori, etc.

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Aug 2003Present

Professor of Education

Mount Saint Mary College

Professor of Education. I teach on both levels, graduate and undergraduate programs, the following courses:  Curriculum Design, Methods of Teaching, Teaching with Technology, Literacy and Technology, Nature of Schools and Society, Methods of Teaching, Psychology of Learning.



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Public sessions presenter

Pbworks site owner, active user

Created a number of pbworks site for: * college courses, * PD workshops, * presentations at the conferences. Participated in the PBworks initiatives and contests, * my pbworks sites were featured at 2007, 2008 competitions.

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Aug 2000Jun 2003

Ramapo College of New Jersey

Ramapo College of New Jersey
Visiting Professor: AIS - taught Readings in Humanities, Russian language, Russian Culture and Literature, Chekov Plays; School of Education: taught Methods of teaching ELA, Social Studies, and MST in elementary school.
Sep 19772000

Associate Professor of Education

Worked as: Assistant professor of English, Division of Lexicology and Phonetics of the English Language (1977- 1983) - taught English as a Second language for students, who chose theri careers to be teacher of ESL. Assistant Professor of Education, Division of Pedagogy (1983 - 1984) Post graduate student of Division of Education (1984 - 1989) Associate Professor of Education, Division of education (1989 -1993) - taught courses of education, theory and practice of teaching. Elected a Dean of School of Foreign Languages (1993 - 2000) - supervised 80 faculty and 600 students in 3 Departments (English, German and French).



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Mount Saint Mary College

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Smart Technologies, NY

Ph.D in Education

Volgogradskij Gosudarstvennyj Pedagogiceskij Universitet