Through real-time audio processing, instrument building, video, lighting, and theater, Alex expands performance environments to offer multiple lenses through which the audience can experience the work. He is curious about the design of power structures, systems of interference, absurdist bureaucracy, and indeterminacy in composition.
He teaches in the teacher preparation programs with expertise in social studies education, creating positive classroom environments, curriculum development, and clinical practice. Stallones earned a B. During that time, he earned an M. He then moved to the Department of Education at California State Polytechnic University in Pomona, California, where he taught courses in the elementary and secondary teaching credential programs and coordinated the secondary teaching credential across multiple colleges.
He also served as Department Chair and in leadership positions in the campus and statewide academic senates. Stallones then moved to Long Beach State University, where he served as Professor of Secondary Education and oversaw secondary credential programs across the campus and worked with dozens of school districts.
Throughout his career, Dr. Stallones has been interested in connecting schools with universities and their larger communities.
In that role, he worked with local teachers to determine their professional development needs and design programs to meet them. In Pomona, he developed a Professional Development School with a neighboring district and authored and led two USDOE Teaching American History grants amounting to nearly two million dollars to provide professional development opportunities for area teachers.
At Long Beach State, he created the California State University Collaborative for the Advancement of Linked Learning, a grant-funded project to prepare teachers, school counselors, and site administrators for service in Linked Learning settings.
Linked Learning is a College and Career Readiness reform that is transforming the educational experience of overhigh school students in California and many more nationwide.
He currently works with the Academies of Lexington to implement similar school reforms. Stallones has authored four books and over 65 articles and presentations on education history, biography, and philosophy, and has been recognized for his scholarship with two Cal Poly Pomona Golden Leaves Awards, and an Article of the Year Award from the American Educational History Journal.
Perry joined the faculty in as an Associate Professor of Elementary Literacy. Perry began her career teaching in multi-age elementary classrooms in Denver, Colorado, and also served for two years in the Peace Corps in Lesotho in southern Africa.
Her research interests include literacy as a socio-cultural practice, multiple literacies, family and community literacy, and African refugee communities. She teaches courses in literacy research and theory and research design. Her career began as an elementary school teacher and literacy specialist in Maryland.
Almasi earned her Ph. Following her graduate work, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the Learning Research and Development Center at the University of Pittsburgh. Her pedagogical and research endeavors have critically examined the contexts in which children make sense of text, particularly in peer discussion environments.
Her research has also examined comprehension and the strategic processing that occurs while children read.
She is currently a co-principal investigator on a grant funded by the U. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, in which she is helping design a narrative comprehension intervention to assist third graders who struggle to comprehend, and who are at-risk for ADHD. She has published several books including Teaching Strategic Processes in Reading, now in its second edition.
She has served as an elected member of the Board of Directors of the International Reading Association and the Literacy Research Association Writing at Brown—fiction, non-fiction, poetry, playwriting, screenwriting, electronic writing, mixed media, and the undergraduate writing proficiency requirement—is catered for by various centers and degree programs, and a faculty that has long included nationally and internationally known authors.
Molly has taught at Brown, Kenyon College, Marymount Manhattan, Montclair State, Pace University, Carnegie Mellon University and Point Park University, where she is currently on the faculty of the MFA “Writing for Stage and Screen” program.
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