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Ernest Brattstrom, M.A., Instructor

Office: Herman D. James Hall 2039

Phone Number: 856-256-4500 x3829

E-mail: brattstrom@rowan.edu

About Ernest Brattstrom, M.A.

Mr. Brattstrom has been in the field of education for over 39 years.  He received his undergraduate degree from Kean University in Speech and Hearing and his Master of Art degree from The College of New Jersey also in Speech and Hearing.  Mr. Brattstrom’s areas of expertise include the following: Special Education, Inclusion, Team Teaching and Collaboration, Behavior and Classroom Management, Motivating Strategies and Parent Training.  A former teacher of the deaf, Ernie also uses and has taught sign language.  Mr. Brattstrom is certified as a Teacher of the Auditory Handicapped, Teacher of the Handicapped, Speech Correctionist, Supervisor, Principal, and Chief School Administrator.  He has served with the NJ Department of Education as the Burlington County Supervisor of Child Study overseeing the educational needs of over 5,000 disabled students in 40 school districts.  In addition, Mr. Brattstrom has been superintendent of schools with SCSSSD, Somerdale (K-8) and Florence Township (K-12), has had the opportunity to create the Salem County Special Services School District as its first school superintendent, write grants in excess of $3 million, and develop a wide range of student programs and innovative curriculum projects including the development of three charter schools in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Additionally, Mr. Brattstrom has taught at Union College, Rowan University, Drexel University, Temple University and The College of New Jersey. Mr. Brattstrom is presently serving as president of the board of directors for Autism Social Services of New Jersey. The courses Mr. Brattstrom is presently teaching include Specialized Instruction for Students with Exceptional Learning Needs, Administration and Supervision of Special Education, Curriculum, Instruction and Transition Planning in Special Education, Education and Psychology of the Exceptional Learner, Human Exceptionality, and supervision of clinical practicum.