College of Education - Faculty & Staff
Faculty & Staff
Amy Accardo, Ed.D., Instructor
Office: Herman D. James Hall 3050
Office Hours: Tuesdays & Fridays 11:30-12:30 and by appointment
Phone Number: 856-256-4708
About Amy Accardo, Ed.D.
Dr. Amy Accardo received her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Education degrees from Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA, and her Doctor of Education in Special Education degree from Arcadia University in Glenside, PA. As a member of the Interdisciplinary and Inclusive Education Department within Rowan University’s College of Education, Dr. Accardo teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses including: Differentiated Instruction in the Inclusive Classroom; Human Exceptionalities; Specialized Instruction; Curriculum, Instruction and Transition; and Instructional Methods for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders. She also provides clinical practice supervision for Rowan University teacher candidates in the Teacher of Students with Disabilities Endorsement Program, and the Elementary Education Program.
Dr. Accardo’s professional experience includes an extensive public school background, having served as a middle school special education teacher and curriculum coordinator for fifteen years, and a community and family support background. In 2006, Dr. Accardo founded Bucks County Learning Connections LLC, providing developmental support for individuals with autism spectrum disorder and their families. Dr. Accardo’s current research interests surround promoting independence for individuals with disabilities and include the areas of reading comprehension and students with ASD; promoting global education in special education classrooms; and the effects of professional development on co-teaching models.