Faculty and Staff

Geraldine Mongillo

Professor • Educational Leadership and Professional Studies

Dr. Geraldine Mongillo is a professor of literacy in the College of Education and has been the chair of the Department of Educational Leadership and Professional Studies for over 10 years. Dr. Mongillo is a member and co-convener of the International Research Network associated with the World Educational Research Association (WERA) whose focus is studying effective teachers’ communicative strategies when instructing linguistically diverse learners. Several recent publications resulted from these collaborative interests as well as presentations with our global partners at invitational symposiums in Hungary, Hong Kong,
South Africa, Japan, and most recently in San Diego. Other research interests include the preparation of reading professionals as teacher leaders, the cultivation of school leaders, and P-12 Literature.


PhD Education, Fordham University New York, NY


Literacy; Diverse Language Learners; Children's and Adolescent Literature

Licenses and Certifications

Licensed to teach grades N-8 01/01/2002
Permanent Teaching license N-8, New York State

Representative Publications

Empowering Leaders in a Master's in Literacy Program: Teacher Candidates' Self-Efficacy and Self-Perception as Literacy Leaders; , Action in Teacher Education; Volume 34, Issue 5-6 2012

Exploring literacy assessment through teacher leader collaborative inquiry.; Literacy Program Evaluation and Development Initiatives for P-12 Teaching ; IGI Global; 2017

Elementary Teachers’ Perspectives on the Use of Multicultural Literature in Their Classrooms; , Language and Literacy; Volume 18, 2016

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