Kathleen Velsor

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Job title: 

Professor

Phone: 

(516)876-3475

E-mail: 

velsork@oldwestbury.edu

Building: 

New Academic Building

Room: 

0011

Courses taught: 

  • ED3700 Child Development
  • ED4200 Reading 1
  • ED4230 Children's Literature
  • ED5620 Student Teaching

Education: 

  • Ed.D. University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • M.A. Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • B.A. Lindenwood University, St. Charles, Missouri

Research interests: 

  • Quaker involvement in the Underground Railroad on Long Island
  • New methodologies for teaching at the elementary level 

Select publications & presentations: 

  • Re-Engaging Students for Success: Planning for the Education Teaching Performance Assessment, 2015, Rowan and Littlefield, Baltimore, Maryland
  • The Underground Railroad on Long Island Friends in Freedom, 2013, The History Press, Charleston, North Carolina.
  • Engaging Students Using the unit in comprehensive lesson planning, 2012 with Dianna Beirne, Rowan and Littlefield, Baltimore, Maryland
  • “Sketch of the Life and Labors of Rev. Henry Highland Garnet” A Second Look”, Journal of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society. Vol.26., pp 58-67, 2009,  Driscoll, Gray, Hourahan,
  • Friends in Freedom, the Underground Railroad in Queens, Long Island and Beyond, 2006, Queen Historical Society, N.Y