Graduate Faculty

Dr. Michelle Ciminelli

Dr. Michelle  Ciminelli

Associate Professor

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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.