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SUSAN EICHENHOLTZ

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

EDUCATION, RUTH S. AMMON SCHOOL OF

HARVEY HALL
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Diplomas/Degrees

Doctor of Education, Hofstra University (2001)
Professional Diploma, Hofstra University (2000)
Certificate of Advanced Study, Educational Administration, Hofstra University (1990)
Master of Science, Wright State University (1973)
Bachelor of Arts, Stony Brook University (1971)

Recent Courses

Administrative Internship I I
Computer Based Technology In Education
Ethics,Law And Technology

Personal Statement

I have been an educator throughout my career serving as an elementary level teacher, elementary, middle and high school counselor and central and building administrator in K-12 school districts. I have experienced the changes that technology produced in the field of education K-12. I believe that aspiring administrators in the Educational Leadership and Technology program should be technologically adept to lead and be role models for their staff. A faculty empowered with technology skills can contribute to their students' achievement.

Teaching Specializations/Interests

Educational Leadership, Instructional technology, E-folio development,Online Course Development

Research Interests

Research interests include supporting school leaders in their use of instructional technology, integrating technology with K-12 school curriculum, developing e-portfolios, developing online pedagogy,social justice curriculum, and University-K-12 school connections

Grants/Sponsored Research

2001:The College Board provided a grant for survey research culminating in my dissertation "Computers and School Counselors: A National Survey".
2002:East Meadow Teacher Center Mini-Grant to attend a national conference to support the development of a course for assisting school counselors to integrate their work with technology.
2008:School of Education Technology Committee grant for video camcorders to be used by the aspiring administrators.

Book Chapters

Sosin, A. & Pepper-Sanello, M., Eichenholtz, S., Buttaro, L., and White-Clark, R. (2009). Organizing the Curriculum: Perspectives on Teaching the US Labor Movement. In Linne, Benin, & Sosin (Eds.) (Eds.). Reading the Labor Movement: La Causa and Literacy Instruction. (pp. 171-189). Sense Publishers, BV.

Marcellino, P.A., Eichenholtz, S., Sosin, A.A. (2007). Applying Learning Pattern Theory to Electronic Portfolio Development: Navigating On-going Programmatic Evaluation. In Lemasters, L.K. & Papa, R. (Eds.). At the Tipping Point: Navigating the Course for the Preparation of Educational Administrators. (pp. 145-155). Lancaster, PA: DEStech Publications, Inc..


Refereed Articles

Deleo, P., Eichenholtz, S. & Sosin, A. (2009), Bridging the Information Literacy Gap with Clickers. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 5, 438-444.

Pepper-Sanello, M., Sosin, A., Eichenholtz, S., and Buttaro, L. (2009), Reaching Diverse Learners Through Social Justice Themes. Journal of the New York State United Teachers, Educator's Voice, Two, 76-81.

Marcellino, P., Eichenholtz, S., & Sosin, A. (2007), Faculty Action-Research: Applying Learning Pattern Theory to an E-folio Initiative. Connexions Web site (National Council of Professors of Education - NCPEA..


Invited Presentation/Lecture

Eichenholtz, S. and Ben-Yosef, E (2009, March). "Storyboarding and Digital Storytelling for Classroom Applications". Celebration of Teaching and Learning: New York, NY.

Thornburg, D., Eichenholtz, S., Sinha, S., Caliman, V., Gerber, J. and Fritz, J., (panel) (2009, March). "Social Emotional Learning in Teacher Education and Professional Development". Celebration of Teaching and Learning: New York, NY.

Eichenholtz, S. & Benin, L. (2008, August). Exploring Technology in Literacy. 19th Annual Literacy Summer Institute.

Eichenholtz, S. & Edwards, R. (2007, August). Exploring Technology in Literacy. 18th Annual Literacy Summer Institute.


Conference Presentations/Papers

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Eichenholtz, S. (2012). Use of Social Media: The Challenge for School Administrators. In National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA). Kansas City, Mo.

Eichenholtz, S. & Zarco, E (2011). University Supervisors of Student Teachers Using Technology in their Supervising Work: A Case Study. In Northeastern Educational Research Association (NERA). Rocky Hill, Ct.

Eichenholtz, S. (2011). E-Portfolios as an Educational Leadership Program Assessment: Examining Studentsí Reflections. In National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA). Portland, Or.

Eichenholtz, S. (2010). Putting Theory Into Practice: The Educational Leadership and Technology Program Supporting Alumni as School Practitioners. In Northeastern Educational Research Association (NERA). Rocky Hill, Ct.

Eichenholtz, S. & Bellard, E (2010). Embedding Information Literacy in an Educational Leadership Ethics and Law Course: From the Traditional Classroom to Blended and Beyond. In National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA). Washington, DC.

Thornburg, D., Marcellino, P. Eichenholtz, S., Singer, M., Siris, K. (2009). Symposium: Action Research within the Educational Leadership Program: Studies in Partnership, Authenticity, and Resistance. In University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA). Anaheim, California.

Eichenholtz, S. & Zarco, E. (2009). Teacher Mentors Using Technology in their Supervising Work: A Case Study. In Northeastern Educational Research Association Conference. Rocky Hill, Connecticut.

Eichenholtz, S. (2009). An Educational Leadership Program Migrating to Moodle for Online Blended and Traditional Courses. In National Council of Professors of Educational Administration. San Antonio, Texas.

Eichenholtz, S. & Marcellino, P. (2009). Innovative Techniques Utilized in an Educational Leadership Program. In National Council of Professors of Educational Administration. San Antonio, Texas.

Sosin, A.A., Sosinsky, J., Pepper-Sanello, M., Linne, R., Benin L., Bekkala, E. & Eichenholtz, S. (2009). A School-University-Union Partnership: The Education and Labor Collaborative Research SIG in Words and Visuals. In American Educational Research Association (AERA). San Diego, California.

Pepper-Sanello,M., Sosin, A., Buttaro, L. and Eichenholtz, S. (2009). A Critical Literacy Curriculum: Action Research in Social Justice for Immigrant Students. In American Educational Research Association (AERA). San Diego, California.

Eichenholtz, S., & Marcellino, P. (2009). Re-engineering Blended Online Courses for Leadership Education: An Evolving Model Developed through Inquiry. In accepted proceedings for the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) Conference. Charlotte, SC.

Marcellino, P.A., & Eichenholtz, S. (2008). Reframing Educational Leadership Preparation: Re-engineering on the Frontlines. In National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA). San Diego, California.

Eichenholtz, S., Sosin, A.A., Pepper-Sanello, M., Marcellino, P.A., Uttendorfer, M., & Burton, D. (2008). Initiating, Reframing, and Investigating Blended and Online Courses: Models for Effective Instructional Practice. In Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE). Las Vegas, Nevada.

Sosin, A., Pepper-Sanello, M. Eichenholtz, S. & Buttaro, L. (2008). A critical literacy curriculum for immigrant students: Inquiry about social justice teaching in a school-university collaboration. In American Educational Research Association (AERA). New York, New York.

Pepper-Sanello, Miriam., Sosin, Adrienne Andi., Eichenholtz, Susan., & Buttaro, Lucia (2007). A Critical Literacy Curriculum for Immigrant Students: Inquiry About Social Justice Teaching. In Northeastern Educational Research Association(NERA). Rocky Hill, Connecticut.

Eichenholtz, S. (2007). Differentiated Instruction Applied to Teaching Technology to Aspiring Administrators. In Northeastern Educational Research Association (NERA). Rocky Hill, Connecticut.

Sosin, A., Pepper-Sanello,M., Eichenholtz, S., Marcellino, P.A. & Rubin, S. (2007). Electronic Portfolios: Implementing Strategies and Impact on Teaching and Learning in Graduate Education Programs. In American Educational Research Association (AERA). Chicago, Illinois.

Andi Sosin, A., Pepper-Sanello, M., Eichenholtz, S. and Buttaro, L. (2007). Organizing the Curriculum: Where Do Labor Issues Fit? Critical Literacy: Reading the Labor Movement. In American Educational Research Association Conference (AERA). Chicago, Illinois.

Adrienne Andi Sosin, Miriam Pepper-Sanello, Susan Eichenholtz, Lucia Buttaro, and Richard Edwards (2007). Digital Storytelling Curriculum for Social Justice Learners and Leaders. In Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Society for Information Technology in Teacher Education(SITE). San Antonio, Texas.

Marcellino, P.A., Sosin, A, & Eichenholtz, S. (2006). Faculty action-research: Applying learning pattern theory to an e-folio initiative. In National Council Of Professional Educational Administrators (NCPEA).. Lexington, Kentucky.

Sosin, A., Pepper-Sanello, M. Buttaro, Lucia & Eichenholtz, S. (2006). Organizing the curriculum: Perspectives on teaching the american labor movement. In Class Works. Stony Brook, NY.

Sosin, A. Pepper-Sanello, M., & Eichenholtz, S. (2006). Actualizing electronic portfolio assessments. In Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education(SITE). Orlando, Florida.

Eichenholtz, S. & Bowen, B. (2002). Empowering Counselors, Parents, and Students with the Use of Technology. In NACAC. Salt Lake City, Utah.


Other Scholarly/Artistic Work

Marcellino, P., Eichenholtz, S., & Sosin, A. (2006, November 19). Faculty Action-Research: Applying Learning Pattern Theory to an E-folio Initiative. Connexions Web site (National Council of Professors of Education - NCPEA. http://cnx.org/content/m14115/1.1/

An Exhibition of Works Recently Published or Created by the Adelphi Community-Adelphi Authors and Artists-2009: Pepper-Sanello, M., Sosin, A., Eichenholtz, S. & Buttaro, L. Reaching Diverse Learners through Social Justice Themes. Educator's Voice, Vol. II, 76-83; Sosin, A., Pepper-Sanello, M., Eichenholtz, S., Buttaro, L., & White-Clark, R. In Linne, Benin & Sosin (Eds.) Organizing the Curriculum: Perspectives on Teaching the US Labor Movement. Netherlands, Sense Publishers, 171-189.Adelphi Authors and Artists-2007: An Exhibition of Works Recently Published or Created by the Adelphi Community-Sosin, A.A., Pepper-Sanello, M., Eichenholtz, S., Buttaro, L., & Edwards, R. (2007). Digital storytelling curriculum for social justice learners & leaders. In R. Carlsen, K. McFerrin, J., Price, R. Weber, & D. A. Willis (Eds.) Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference Annual, 18 (pp.1116-1122). Crowne Plaza Riverwalk, San Antonio, TX, March 26-30. Chesapeake, VA: Association for the the Advancement of Computing in Education

Professional Activities

American Educational Research Association (AERA)
National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA)
Northeastern Educational Research Association (NERA)
Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)
The Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE)
Phi Delta Kappa International (PDK)