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Faculty & Staff

Nancy A. Vitalone-Raccaro, Assistant Professor

Office: Herman D. James Hall 2049

Phone Number: 856-256-4500 x3834

E-mail: vitalone-raccaro@rowan.edu

About Nancy A. Vitalone-Raccaro

Dr. Nancy Vitalone-Raccaro received her Ph.D. in Early Childhood Special Education from Temple University.  As a member of the Language, Literacy and Special Education Department at Rowan University, Dr. Vitalone-Raccaro teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in the dual-certification teacher preparation program and graduate courses in the Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant Program.  Courses include:  Assessment of Students with Exceptional Learning needs (UG), Applied Tests and Measurements (G), Education and Psychology of Exceptional Learners (G), and Clinical Practice Seminar (G).  Her teaching interests include student assessment and instructional strategies for exceptional learners.  Dr. Vitalone-Raccaro’s current research agenda comprises methodology for instructing teacher candidates how to teach learning strategies to students who struggle with learning and designing examples of fun movement-based activities to enhance the effectiveness of literacy instruction while meeting the content standards in developmentally appropriate ways.  At the present time Dr. Vitalone-Raccaro is coordinating the Teacher of Students with Disabilities Graduate Endorsement program as well as the Master of Arts in Special Education.