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Melissa Tamburrino Ed.D
Joined Seton Hill
2019
Hometown
Homer City, PA
Contact Info
mtamburrino@setonhill.edu

Melissa joined the Seton Hill University faculty as Assistant Professor in Education during Fall 2019. Melissa is a 16 year veteran teacher who began teaching at Green Grove Elementary School. Over the years she has taught different grade levels in an elementary school setting. Melissa also served as an elementary/middle school gifted coordinator for 9 years. She is committed to student success inside the classroom and in life.

Education

  • Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (Indiana, PA), 2016 M.A., Education- Curriculum and Instruction, Gannon University (Monroeville, PA), 2005 B.S., Elementary Education K-6, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (Indiana, PA), 2001

Publications

  • Preventing Bullying Among Young Children: Strategies for Bullying Prevention in Pre-School (2013) Early Childhood Education Journal, Levine, E. & Tamburrino, M.

Awards

  • Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh Elementary School Science Olympiad Grant (2018) Doctoral Fellowship Award, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (2010) Flat Stanley Project- Recognized by President Obama (2009) Nominee for Who's Who Among America's Teachers Award (2003)

Presentations

  • Myers, J. and Tamburrino, M. "Interactive Read-Alouds". Pennsylvania Department of Education State Parent Advisory Council (Seven Springs, PA), July 2011
  • Tamburrino, M. "Social Studies Curriculum Workshop". Penn Hills School District (Pittsburgh, PA), February 2012
  • Tamburrino, M. "Socratic Seminar Workshop". Penn Hills School District (Pittsburgh, PA), February 2012
  • Tamburrino, M. "Social Studies: Scope and Sequence/ Benchmark Assessments". Penn Hills School District (Pittsburgh, PA), May 2012
  • Tamburrino, M., Ott, K, and Tedrick, M. "ELA Common Core Professional Development". Penn Hills School District (Pittsburgh, PA), May 2013
  • Tamburrino, M. and Ott, C. "Reading Activities for Parents". Pennsylvania Department of Education State Parent Advisory Council (Seven Springs, PA), July 2015
  • Tamburrino, M. and Sheinberg, E. "Bullying Basics". Pennsylvania Department of Education State Parent Advisory Council (Seven Springs, PA), July 2016
  • Tamburrino, M.,Ott, K, and Lickenfelt, A. "Gifted Education Procedures and Resources". Penn Hills School District (Pittsburgh, PA), February, 2018
  • Tamburrino, M. and Loughner, C. "Exploring STEM at Home". Pennsylvania Department of Education State Parent Advisory Council (Seven Springs, PA), July 2019

Certifications

  • Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate- Elementary Education K-6 Pennsylvania Educational Leadership: Administration and Supervision Certificate