EDD, Columbia University
MS, College of New Rochelle
BS, Manhattan College
Working on various initiatives with the NYS Task Force on Quality Inclusive Schooling
Working with the National Advisory Board to re-design the PRAXIS Special Education Certification Exam for Educational Testing Service
Developing Academic Web Pages for Instructional Use
McCarthy, P., Brennan, L., & Vecchiarello, K. (2011). Parent – school communication in the inclusive classroom: A comprehensive model of collaboration in education. International Journal of Humanities andSocial Science, 1(15), 55-60.
Rizopoulos, L., & McCarthy, P. (2011). Investing in our future: Inspiring hispanics to teach.
International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 1(19), 67-78.
Rizopoulos, L.A., & McCarthy, P. (2009). Using Online threaded discussions: best practice for the digital learner. Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 37(4), 373-383.
McCarthy, P.J. (2009). Why use Technology to promote learning? In W. Merriman & A. Nicoletti (Eds.), Using technology in 21st century schools (pp. 17-28). Washington, DC: National Catholic Educational Association.
McCarthy, P. J. (2008). Teaching students with disabilities. In W. Merriman & A. Nicoletti (Eds.), Understanding and teaching today's students (pp. 43-56). Washington, DC: National Catholic Educational Association.
McCarthy, P. (2006) Parent teacher communication in the inclusion classroom setting. Paper to be presented at the NYS Federation of the Council for Exceptional Children Annual Convention. Albany, NY, November, 2006
Wolpert, G., McCarthy, P. (2003) Teaching children with autism spectrum disorder. Poster session presented at the NYS Federation of the Council for Exceptional Children Annual Convention. Tarrytown, NY, November, 2003
McCarthy, P., Wolpert, G. (2002) Universal design for learning: Accessing information technology for persons with disabilities. Paper presented at the NYS Federation of the Council for Exceptional Children Annual Convention. Albany, NY, November 23, 2002
Wolpert, G., McCarthy, P. (2000) Collegians, community kids and computers: A public / private learning collaboration. Paper presented at the Association of Teacher Educators National Convention, New Orleans, La., February, 2000.
McCarthy, P. (1998) The relationship between attitudes towards computers and level of involvement with computers among New York City special education teachers. Dissertation Abstracts 1998
CERTIFICATIONS / LICENSES
State of New York:
City of New York:
EDUC 205 Theory and Practice
EDUC 301 Nature and Needs (Disabled)
EDUC 353 Integrated Learning Grades 1-3
EDUC 408 Management of Behavior and Learning for At-Risk and Disabled
EDUG 781 Management Techniques and Curriculum for the At Risk and Behaviorally Disordered
EDUG 805 Integrated Learning I: Social Studies and Language Arts Instruction for the At Risk/Disabled Student
EDUG 808 Integrated Learning II:Social Studies and Language Arts Instruction for the At Risk/Disabled Student