Dr. Susan Poyo | Franciscan University of Steubenville
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    Dr. Susan Poyo

    Assistant Professor of Education

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    • Ed. D., Instructional Technology- Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA In Progress, June 2012 - present
    • M.S., Education- Franciscan University of Steubenville, Steubenville, OH
      Attitudes Among Students in Teacher Education Programs Towards the Integration of Technology in the ClassroomDecember 2011
    • Reading Specialist Certification- Fayetteville University, Fayetteville, NC. May 2006
    • B.S., Education- Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
      Elementary Education, Mathematics Education, Magna Cum Laude December 1984

    Teaching and Professional Experience

    • Instructor of Education - Franciscan University of Steubenville, August 2010- current
    • Title One Reading Specialist and Math Educator in both public and private institutions, Raleigh, NC
    • Director of Science Olympiad, Raleigh, NC
    • Director and Coordinator of Tutoring Program, Raleigh, NC
    • Reading and Math Educator in both public and private institutions, Miami, FL

    Professional Associations

    • International Reading Association, 2004 - present
    • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1984
    • Ohio Confederation of Teacher Education Organizations, 2011 - present
    • International Society for Technology Education, 2012 - present
    • Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, 2012 - present


    • Married: Deacon Ralph Poyo
    • Five daughters, two granddaughters, one grandson
    • Hobbies: Exercise and outdoor activities

    Select Publications & Accomplishments

    • Transforming Our Teaching
      Transforming Our Teaching: Authentic and Strategic Learning with TPCK Activity Types, Center for Instructional
      Development and Educational Research (CIDER) Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, VA Tech, February 2013.

    • Teacher Preparation
      Teacher Preparation: Active and Strategic Learning Through Lesson Transformations, International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference, San Antonio, Texas, June 2013.

    • Synchronous Online Distance Learning
      Synchronous Online Distance Learning: Lessons Learned from a Pilot Study in Educator Preparation, Ohio Confederate of Teacher Educators Organization (OCTEO) Conference, Columbus, OH, March 2014.

    • Catholic Social Teaching
      Catholic Social Teaching: Connecting School and Community by Utilizing KIVA to Teach the Seven Themes of Social Justice, Bishop John King Mussio Elementary School, Steubenville, OH, August, 2014

    • Research Panel on Professional Development and Teacher Preparation
      With Petri, S., McVey, K., Smith, M.L. & Pratt, K. (2015). Research Panel on Professional Development and Teacher Preparation for K-12 Online and Blended Settings. In Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (pp. 1369-1371). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
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