Masullo, Susan G. (sm2053)

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Masullo, Susan
Senior Lecturer
Health & Behavior Studies
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Biographical Information

Susan Garni Masullo, Ph.D. is a full time Senior Lecturer and Director of the Literacy Practicums in the Reading Specialist Program at Teachers College, Columbia University. Prior to coming to Teachers College, she had an extensive career as a reading/learning specialist working with children, adolescents and adults who struggle with literacy and/or academic tasks. Her professional interests involve clinical applications of research to literacy assessment and intervention across the lifespan. She is frequently asked to consult on K-12 literacy matters by schools and organizations, and presents at conferences on similar topics. In her free time, she enjoys maintaining a small private practice working with older adolescents and adults.

Educational Background

B.A., Thomas More College, Fordham University; M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University; Ph.D., Fordham University

Dissertation Title:  "The Level of Occupational Experience and Intentionality Related to Vocational Reading and Writing Tasks for Unemployed Adults"

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES:

           

  • Reading Specialist (K-12):  New York State

               

  • Reading Specialist (K-12):  New York City

               

  • Special Education (K-12):  New York State

               

  • Elementary Education (N-6):  New York State

               

  • Common Branches (K-6):  New York City


     

  • Scholarly Interests

    Reading assessment and intervention. Adult literacy; vocational and workplace literacy. Learning disabilities.

    Professional Presentations

    Masullo, S.G., Bhat, V., Dernikos, B., Mosher, S., & Patel, P. Research Based Comprehension Strategies You Can Use.  Summer Institute for Continuing and Professional Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, July 12-13, 2017 and July 11-12, 2016.

    Masullo, S.G., Finn, R., Kent, R., Rhea, A., & Rojas, A. Combining Reading and Writing Interventions for Struggling High School Students.  Everyone Reading, Annual Conference, New York, February 29, 2016. 

    Masullo, S.G., Bhat, V., Dernikos, B., Mosher, S., & Patel, P.  Research Update:  Teaching Implications for Struggling Readers in Elementary and Middle School.  Summer Institute for Continuing Professional Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, July 8-9, 2015 and July 29-30, 2014.

    Masullo, S.G., & Blong, M.  Close Reading:  Reading for Deeper Meaning. Everyone Reading Annual Conference, New York, March 4, 2015.

    Masullo, S.G. Helping Struggling Readers in K-12 Classrooms. Summer Institute for Continuing and Professional Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, July 20-23, 2009.

    Masullo, S.G., Gray, M.A, & Settlow, L. Integrating Comprehension and Writing Instruction.  International Dyslexia Association, New York Branch Annual Conference, New York:  March 16, 2009.  

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