Faculty

Dr. Michelle  Ciminelli

Dr. Michelle Ciminelli

Assistant Professor

Phone:
716.286.8184
Office Location:
Academic Complex, Room 326B
Office Hours:
Contact for Appointment

Bio

Current Research

Teacher decision making in reading instruction; impact of federal policies on teacher instruction and student achievement; students perceptions of reading; culturally responsive teaching practices.

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Reading Education, University at Buffalo-SUNY, 2010
  • M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction, University at Maryland-College Park, 1993
  • B.A., Human Development and Family Studies, Cornell University, 1989

Current Involvement

Niagara Reads contest coordinator; Field Experience and Partnership committee member; member of professional learning communities; active involvement in local church activities.