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Sr. Margaret Egan
Sr. Margaret Egan Professor of Teacher Education
Ed.D., Yeshiva University
M.Ed., Boston College
B.A., College of Mount Saint Vincent
   
Contact Information
(718) 405-3285
margaret.egan@mountsaintvincent.edu
Founders Hall 324
Areas of Expertise
  • Education, literacy and assessment
  • Use of media technology to enhance teaching
  • Supervision of instruction

Courses
  • EDUC 211 Education and Society
  • EDUC 430 Student Teaching Early Childhood Education
  • EDUC 431/531 Student Teaching Elementary Education (graduate and undergraduate)
  • Teaching with Media
  • Teaching Reading in Elementary School
  • Teaching Children’s Literature
  • Assessment and Remediation of Literacy Disabilities
  • Supervision of students in Practicum and Student Teaching
  • Teaching Reading in the Content Areas (Manhattan College)
  • Education and Development of the Middle School Learner (graduate)
  • CMSV 101 (developed and piloted the initial course curriculum) 
Research Interests
After extensive teaching experience with elementary and middle school children –grades one, two, four, five, six, seven, eight—Sr. Margaret Egan joined the Teacher Education Department to share her experience and love of teaching with aspiring teachers. Her interests are broad and include areas such as general education, literacy, assessment, teacher effectiveness and use of media technology to enhance teaching. Sr. Egan's interest in using technology to express oneself creatively began when she worked with middle school students prior to coming to the Mount.

External Professional Activities
Member of Executive Board, Board of Trustees—Cathedral High School, New York City

Education Program Evaluator  (University in Upstate NY), 2013

Recent Publication
"Photography and Reflective Essays" published in The Riverdale Press, Riverdale  New York, 2009-2011

Co-authored with Sr. Regina Bechtle, All Creation Sings: Praying the Psalms with Elizabeth Seton, 2009

"Reflective thinking: The essence of professional development." Excelsior, 2 (1), 1-14, 2007