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Joined Seton Hill
2012
Hometown
Export, PA
Contact Info
ronderick@setonhill.edu

Ronnie has been involved with Special Education since 2002. He has worked as a Child Development Specialist, a Mental Health Worker, a Speech & Language Therapist, a Transition Coordinator, a Vocational School Liaison, a Gifted Education Teacher and a Special Educator in various capacities and settings. As an educator he has taught in learning support classrooms, autistic and life skills classrooms, inclusion settings and multiple disabilities support. He is currently employed by Hempfield Area School District as an Autistic Support Teacher for grades 6-8. In 2012 he joined Seton Hill and has taught the following courses: SED 844 - Autism: Assessment, Curriculum & Transition. SED 740 - Mild to Moderate Disabilities in the Classroom. SED 335 - Assessment in the Classroom. Ronnie is also an adjunct faculty member at Chatham University where he teaches EDU 634: Inclusion: Issues and Strategies for the Masters of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Department.

Education

  • Bachelors of Science & Art – December, 2002; Speech - Language Pathology & Audiology / Psychology; Thiel College, Greenville, PA
  • Masters of Arts in Teaching - December, 2010; Dual Certification: Special Education K-12 & Elementary Education; Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA

Awards

  • Collaborative Grant Recipient - Chapter 339 “Career Counseling for Success” 2014-15
  • WIU Foundation Grant Recipient: 2009-10, 2010-11 & 2014-15

Organizations

  • Penn-Trafford Community Education Foundation: Board Member 2012 – Current Fund Development Committee, Grant Writing and Allocation Committee