Joan Pedro
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Joan Pedro

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Associate Professor
Coordinator of Teacher Education
Department of Education
  • PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 
  • MScEd, University of Miami
  • BA, University of West Indies

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Joan Pedro

Teaching Focus

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Coordinator of Teacher Education Joan Pedro teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in the foundations of education and special education as well as a course on planning and assessment for the graduate elementary and elementary/montessori programs. She is deeply committed to the preparation of teachers as reflective practitioners.

Professional Interests

Pedro's current research interests involve teacher education, professional development, and reflective practice. She conducts research in the use of best practices, including pedagogical methods and the use of technology in education, and has published and presented nationally and internationally in these areas.