Faculty Profile

Dr. Jane L. Penman

jpenman@lhup.edu | 132 Robinson Learning Center, Lock Haven, PA 17745 | (570) 484-2693

Education: 

Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, The Pennsylvania State University

Courses Most Commonly Taught: Assessing Educational Needs and Planning for Instruction, Positive Behaviour Support, Effective Instructional Strategies for Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Settings, Cognitive Development of Diverse Learners

Courses Developed: Assessing Educational Needs and Planning for Instruction, Positive Behavior Support, Effective Instructional Strategies for Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Settings, Cognitive Development of Diverse Learners, Comparative Studies in Special Education

Programs Developed: Special Education Dual Major Programs, Disability and Community Services Major

Research Areas: Classroom Management, Gifted Education, School Boards

Professional Publications: 

Penman, J.L. & Bugaj, S.J. (under revision).  "From the Student Perspective: Opportunities and Benefits Provided by the Odyssey of the Mind Program"

Bugaj, S.J. & J.L. Penman (2010).  Pennsylvania’s commitment to students who are gifted and talented: Meaningful intentions but little substance.  The Pennsylvania Teacher Educator, 9, 11-18.

Professional Presentations: 

Co-panel presenter at the Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators Annual Spring Conference. Topic: “Excellence in Teacher Preparation: PK16 and Beyond,” Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania (2012).

Co-presenter at the Pennsylvania Association of Colleges & Teacher Educators Annual Teacher Education Assembly. Topic:  "Pennsylvania’s Commitment to Students Who Are Gifted and Talented: Meaningful Intentions but Little Substance,” Grantville, Pennsylvania (2010)

Co-presenter at the Pennsylvania School Boards Association Annual Conference.  Topic:  “Best Inclusive Practices Grant Project,” Hershey, Pennsylvania (2009)

Presenter at the Association of Teacher Education Summer Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Topic:  “Dual Enrollment:  An Innovative Opportunity for Diverse Learners to Explore Careers in Teaching.” (2006)

Co-presenter at the LiveText Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois.  Topic:  “Evaluating Student Teachers:  Getting Cooperating Teachers to Cooperate with LiveText.” (2006)       

Areas of Expertise:  Educating students with behaviour disorders and learning disabilities, educational assessments, instructional strategies, accreditation

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