Collin Wansor PhD
Joined Seton Hill
Sharon, PA
Contact Info


  • Ph.D., Indiana University of PA, 1990


  • Mastering the PSSA Writing Exam (Grade Six). "Chapter Three: Style." New York:Jarrett Publishing, 2001. “Three Routes to Becoming a Better English Teacher”. English Record, 41 (3), 1991; “Semantics and Student Self Awareness”. English Journal, 80, (2), 1991; “Safe Passage Through the Clashing Paradigms”. English Journal, 79, (4), 1990; “Research in the English Classroom: Taking a first Step”. CSSEDC Quarterly, 11,( 4), 1989; “Assessing Writing Ability: What Are the Issues? Approaches?”. NASSP Bulletin, 69, (486), 1986.


  • Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers (1990-2003); All Star Educator—University of Pittsburgh/Post Gazette (1998); Nominee—Reader’s Digest American Heroes in Education (1997); St. Vincent College Great Teacher Recognition award (1996); Best Article in CSSEDC Quarterly for 1989.


  • NCTE Writing Advisory Committee, PSSA (1990-currently) APSCUF (2003)


  • Writing in the Content Areas—Diocese of Greensburg (2006); Hempfield Area Schools (2004); Beaver Area Schools (2001) Domain Scoring Workshops—Hempfield Area Schools (2003, 2005); Diocese of Greensburg (2003); Dubois Area (2003); Jeannette City Schools (2002); Bethel Park Schools, IU’s 1, 7, 28 (2001-2002); Connellsville Area Schools (2002); Fox Chapel Schools (2000); Seneca Valley High School (2000); Ambridge Schools (1999) Portfolio Assessment—Lehigh Valley Writing Project (1992, 1993); Penn State Writing Project (1998) Divergent Thinking: Explanations and Applications—Southcentral PA Writing Project (1992, 1993) “Do We Make Them Feel Like Lifetime Learners or Lifetime Losers”: Workshop conducted at PCTE annual convention, Erie, PA, 1996 “The Rhetorical Dynamics of Teacher-Written Comments,” paper presented at Penn State Rhetoric Conference, July 7, 1994


  • Comprehensive Language Arts, Secondary, Commonwealth of PA