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ARMSTRONG ATLANTIC STATE UNIVERSITY
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Department of Middle and Secondary Education


 

Name:  Edward B. Strauser

Position: Professor

Email: ed.strauser@armstrong.edu

 

Credentials

 

Edward B. Strauser

Professor

Department of Middle and Secondary Education

Armstrong Atlantic State University

 

I.  EDUCATION and PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS

Training the Trainer Certificate (2006) Certification to be a trainer of Active Board (Smart Board) interactive technology, Promethean Inc, Savannah GA

Developing On Line Courses (2005), Ecollege institute, Denver, CO

Online Teaching and Learning (2003), University System of Georgia

Georgia teacher certification requirements completed: INTECH (i.e., technology in education)and Early Childhood/Preschool Special Education (1999-2001). First District RESA

Advanced Study Program- School Administration  (1991), SUNY Fredonia

Doctor of Education, Dep't of Counseling and Ed Psych (1986), SUNY Buffalo
Major:  Educational Psychology/Human Developmental Learning
Minor:  School Administration

Advanced Certification Program- School Psychology (1982),
Edinboro State College, Edinboro, PA

Master of Science Education (1981), Canisius College,
Buffalo, NY - Major:  Science Education

Bachelor of Science  (August 1975), SUNY at
Fredonia, NY 

Teacher Certification NY permanent: General Science, Biology, Chemistry, Math 7-12, Nursery, Kindergarten, 1-6, Health and PE K-12, School Psychology P-12,  eligible for Administration P-12

Teacher Certification GA clear renewable: Primary-5th, Biology, School Psychology, Adapted Special Education Consultative, Specill Education General Curriculum Consultative, Special Education Science and Social Studies P-12, Special Education Math K-8, Special Education Language Arts, P-5

Professional Experience

Professional Experience

 

I. Teaching Experience

9/91-Present

Assistant, Associate, Full Professor, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, GA  -Courses throughout the education sequence including methods of teaching, child and adolescent development, ed psych, applied behavioral analysis, learning theory, assessment, classroom management, counseling, special and diverse child ed. Supervise student teachers and interns, advise students, evaluate military transcripts for alternative certification, and serve on several professional, university, college, and department committees. Coordinator of Troops to Teachers initiative 2004-2006. Co-Principle Investigator for the NSF OssaBEST project, Coordinator of the Master’s of Education programs in Middle Grades and Curriculum and Instruction, PRISM partnership associate for Bryan County Schools. 

2/09-6/09

Fulbright Scholar in Ukraine,  University Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine- Department of Special Education. 
 

2001-2002

Teacher, Coordinator of Professional Development, high school mathematics, advisory, advanced PE and health, organized and facilitated professional development with an emphasis on brain based learning. School Psychology related consultation in the aftermath of 9/11.   College Fair recruitment and MGSE 7990 for AASU, Wurzburg Schools, Department of Defense Overseas Schools, Wurzburg, Germany

9/82-8/91

Itinerant School Psychologist, Erie II-Chautauqua- Cattaraugus BOCES #2 (NY), Division of Special Education.  Psychomotor, intellectual, neuropsychological and academic assessment, placement, scheduling, guidance, counseling, FuBA and BIP development, teacher consultation in both academic areas and behavioral interventions, direct supervision of school psychology interns and co- operating supervisor of student teachers, permanent member Committee on Special Education. Direct counseling as a related service in other Special Education classes.  Field testing of standardized diagnostic instruments (PRO-ED). Elementary Guidance Administrator and K-12 School Psychologist at North Collins Central School, Child Find Preschool Special Educator

1986-1991

Assistant Professor (part time and half time), State University of New York at Fredonia;
Intro to Psychology, Developmental Psychology

1983-1988

Instructor(part time), Jamestown Community College, Olean, NY Campus; Intro to Psych, Social Psych, Developmental Psych, Stress and Coping, Abnormal Psych, Intro to Human Services, Death and Dying, and Creative Problem Solving


8/87-5/88

Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Pembroke -   Taught undergraduate courses including ed. introduction, methods, adolescent psychology and educational psychology. Graduate courses in areas of advanced educational psychology and adolescent development.  Supervised elementary student teachers.  Advised students.  Served on departmental, college-wide, and local public school committees.

9/77-6/82

Teacher, Pioneer Central Schools, Yorkshire, NY. – 5-8 middle school (departmentalized) science, math, health, reading, spelling, writing, intro to computers for Gifted/Talented, and adaptive physical education for mentally handicapped. Fourth grade (traditional). Intramural coach 5th/6th grade soccer, Head Coach for Varsity Swimming, Assistant Coach for Varsity Track and Field. Guidance committee, cooperating supervisor of student teachers.

1/77-1/82

Teacher, (Part time) Board of Cooperative Education Services, Cattaraugus County Pioneer Central Schools; Elementary Special Education: Adaptive Aquatics and Physical Fitness for the Intellectually Disabled and Autistic (MID and MoID), Adult Education:  Health and Physical Fitness, Senior Citizen Hydrotherapy. Development of the BOCES Environmental Trail

II. Administrative Experience

9/94-Present

Middle Grades Program Coordinator (1994), Coordinator of Troops to Teachers initiative (2004-2006), Coordinator of M.Ed programs in Middle Grades and Curriculum and Instruction (2006-2009), Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, GA

2006-Present

Coordinatorrepresentative of the COE for the Savannah Ogeechee Regional Science and Engineering Fair.
 

2001-2002

Coordinator of Professional Development, Wurzburg Schools, Department of Defense Overseas Schools, Wurzburg, Germany
 

9/82-8/87

 Director of Elementary Guidance, (part of my school psychologist duties) Erie II-Chautauqua- Cattaraugus BOCES #2 (NY), Division of Special Education, Assigned to North Collins Elementary School, North Collins, NY. 

III. BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2008-2012

Co-Principle Investigator, NSF grant to encourage pre-collegiate students to consider careers in STEM areas, especially information technology.

2004-2008

Grant Associate, Georgia PRISM (Partnership for Reform In Science and Math) Direct work in local schools to improve science instruction.  Coordination between K-12, the College of Education and the College of Arts and Sciences.

2004-2005                                                                                                                         

Consultant and Associate Professor, School of Graduate Studies, Philadelphia Professional Development Initiative, Lock Haven Univ. of  PA  Developed and taught on line courses, including Helping Skills and Action Research, for the entirely on line program for alternative education and teacher certification.

Summer 2004

Consultant City of Cleveland Schools; Cleveland, OH, Workshops on the development of successful character education programs.

I999-2000

Consultant, State of Georgia, Compliance and Variations in secondary vo-tech education programs in Southeast Georgia

Winter Quarter1998

Visiting Professor, Andhra University, Visakapatnam, India

1995-1998

Consultant, Savannah-Chatham (Georgia) Board of Education; In- service development of teachers for working with gifted/talented and exceptional child inclusion programs

1997

Consultant, Occupational Research Group, Inc., participating in the design and implementation of the Middle School Improvement Project commissioned by the Georgia Department of Education

1995-1997

Consultant, (unpaid) Boy Scouts of America. Board member of the BSA Coastal Council

1994-2009

Consultant, (unpaid) Project Safe Place, training of volunteers and
staff in methods of working with frightened and/or hostile children

Summer 1993

Consultant, City of Cleveland Schools; Cleveland, OH in-service 1994 development of inclusion strategies at the middle grades level

Summer 1994

Consultant, National Consortium for Educational Access,
Washington, DC

Summer 1988

Consultant, American College Testing, Pupil Evaluation Program; contributed to the development of the ACT/PEP Educational Psychology Exam

 

IV.  COURSES TAUGHT

Courses throughout the education preparation sequence, including elementary, middle, secondary, and introduction to special education, that presently number over fifty individual courses and course variations at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

Intellectual Contributions

Intellectual Contributions

 

Strauser,E. (Mar. 2010)  Presentation of a grant funded project for teachers. Kiev, Ukraine
 
Strauser, E., Saad, A. & Reed, J (accepted for the School Science and Math Association Annual Conference Nov. 2010) Using technology to integrate coastal science into lesson plans that support State mandated curriculum, Ft. Myers, FL

 

 Reed, J.,, Saad A.,, & Strauser, E ( 2012 Mar.)    Ossabest 2001 Increasing  student inquiry into computer programming using robotics   In Proc Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE, Austin TX) 2012

Strauser, E ( 2011 June) Hand's-on Life Science presentation for MAGEC -STEM (Minority Access to Graduate Education & Careers in Science Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics ) In Proc Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE, Austin TX) 2012

Strauser, E ( 2011 June) Hand's-on Life Science presentation for MAGEC -STEM (Minority Access to Graduate Education & Careers in Science Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics )

Reed, J.,, Saad A.,, & Strauser, E (April 2011) Ossabest: IT Training for Middle and High School Teachers and Students through Coastal Field Work [31712]   In Proc Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE, Nashville TN) 2011

Strauser, E., Saad, A. & Reed, J ( 2010 Nov.) Using technology to integrate coastal science into lesson plans that support State mandated curriculum,  Presented at the School Science and Math Association Annual Conference Ft. Myers, FL

Strauser, E., Saad, A., Reed, J., Hannigan P., & He, L. (April 2010)  Data Driven Improvements in a Multi-Year Outdoor Technology Experience,21st International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Ponte Vedra, FL 

Strauser, E. (Mar. 2010)  Presentation of a grant funded project for teachers. US Department of State English Teachers Resource Center., Kiev, Ukraine

Strauser, E.B. (Mar. 2010) Preparing Universities to Include Sensory and Mobility Impaired Students in Science Related Disciplines,  In Proc  of the Tenth Annual International Conference on Scientific Practical Problems of Inclusion.  Kiev, Ukraine

He L.., Reed, J., Saad, A., Sinopoli, J., Strauser, E.B. & Hannigan, P (2009)  Ossabest: E-Exploration of Ossabaw Island for Students and Teachers: Information Technologies Education Meets Georgia Performance Standards. In Proc Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) 2009

Strauser, E., Saad, A. & Reed, J. .(Ocotber, 2009) All in the same sentence:  learning, information technology, nature, and fun  Presented at the School Science and Math Association Annual Conference, Reno, NV

Strauser, E.B., ( 2009 Jul.The most cost effective approach to teacher education in Teachers.Net Gazette.  Web site: http://teachers.net/gazette/JUL09/strauser/

Strauser, E.B. (2009, Jan.) Kids, wilderness, and information technology.  In Proc of the December, 2008 National High School Association/Computer-Using Educators/CLMS/CLHS combined conference, Monterey, CA 

He L.., Reed, J., Saad, A., Strauser, E.B. & Hannigan, P (2008)  Information technology education for K-12 students and teachers: from sensor network to comprehensive and customized web interaction. In Proc. ACM 6th SIGITE Conference on Information Technology Education (Cincinnati, OH).

Saad, A, Strauser, E.B, He L.., Reed, J. , & Hannigan, P (2008)  OssaBEST – A comprehensive ITEST project for middle and high school teachers an students.  In Proc. ACM 6th SIGITE Conference on Information Technology Education (Cincinnati, OH 2008).

Strauser, E.B., Worley, T.M., &Strauser, N.E. (2006, April) Education professors in the elementary school; a partnership for the reform in math and science initiative. Paper presented at the 17th Annual Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Ponte Verde, FL

Strauser, E.B. ( 2006 AprilThematic approach to inquiry learningInvited presentation at the Southwest Middle School Teacher retreat, Brunswick , GA

Strauser, E.B. (2006, Feb) Thematic innovations  Round table discussion at the AASU PRISM RCC/RCL meeting, Savannah, GA

Strauser, E.B.  (2005,Nov)  Integrating math and science via interdisciplinary teaching, School Science and Math Association National Convention, Ft. Worth, TX

Strauser, E.B. (2005, March)  Learning communities and on-line participation. Presented at the 16th International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Boca Beach, FL

Strauser, E.B. & Worley, W.T. (2004, March) Team teaching at the university level, lessons learned. Paper presented at the 15th International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Jacksonville, FL

Strauser, E.B. & Jensen L.C., (2004 March) Utilizing Community Support for Successful Alternative Education Programs Paper presented for the 15th Annual National Youth at Risk Conference, Savannah, GA

Strauser, E.B. (2003, October) Engaging students for success, Paper presented for the Reaching and Teaching Regional Collaborative Conference, Savannah, GA
Strauser, E.B. & Sisson, M. (2003, March)  Reality 101, Education Professors rejoin their pre-collegiate peers to renew and refresh the skills they purport to teach others, Presentation for the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education, St. Simons Island, GA

Strauser, E.B. (2002, Oct.) Trials, tribulations and resiliency of American students on an army post in Germany during  9/11, Presentation for the New York Association of School Psychologists, Rochester, NY

Strauser, E.B., (2002, May) Physical activity and stress reduction, Wurzburg Educator Day, Bavaria District, Wurzburg, Germany

Strauser, E.B.  (2002, Jan.)  Teacher Education in America.  Presented for the German and American Society, Aachen, Germany

Strauser, E.B.  (2002, May)   Mathematics and Brain Based Learning.  Presented at Wurzburg District's Educator Conference, Wurzburg, Germany

Strauser, E.B. (2001, Sept) Dealing with childhood stress (after 9/11), In-Service at Wurzburg American Schools, Wurzburg, Germany

Strauser, E. B. (2000, Nov) Interdisciplinary units and multiple intelligences.  School Psychology Program, California, PA 

Strauser, E.B. (2000, July) Teacher education partnership potential.  Presented at the Bureau of Indian Affairs Principal's Academy, Albuquerque, NM (note: this was specifically for the Navajo Nation) 

Strauser, E. B. (2000, July) repeat of Teacher education partnership potential. Tiis Nazbas Community School, Teacnospos, AZ

Strauser, E.B., & Strauser, J.A. (2000, April) Using the discrepant event strategy for teaching science and health.  Paper for the Eleventh Annual International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Jacksonville, FL

Strauser, E.B. (1999, October) Middle level education in India. Third Annual Collaborative Middle School Conference, Savannah, GA

Strauser, E.B, (1999, April) Distance learning at Andhra University in Visakapatnam, India. Presentation for the Tenth Annual International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Jacksonville, FL

Strauser, E.B. and Jensen, C (1999, March) Youth-mentor partnerships.  Paper presented at the 1999 National Youth at Risk Conference, Savannah, GA

Strauser, J.A. And Strauser, E.B., (1998, April)  Collaborative coursework in health sciences via interactive information exchange technology.  Presentation for the Ninth Annual International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Jacksonville, FL.

Strauser, E.B. (1998, February) Early identification and planning for mentally handicapped children. Paper presented at the National Amodita Society, Visakapatnam, India

Strauser, E.B. (1998, February) Teaching through two way interactive television
faculty in-service, Andhra University, Visakapatnam, India

Strauser, E.B.  (1998, February) Public relations at Armstrong Atlantic State University. Paper presented at the Public Relations Society of India national meeting, Visakapatnam, India

Strauser, E.B. (1998, January) Information technology in the education of American children.  Convocation address, St. Mary's Centenary College, Andhra Pradesh, India

Strauser, E.B.  (1998, January)  Education of All Handicapped Children Act, identification and ramifications for young children.  Presentation for the Department of Special Education students and faculty, Andhra University. Visakapatnam, India

Strauser, E.B. (1997,September) Teaching through interdisciplinary (thematic) units.  Presentation for the Reaching and Teaching the Learner 1997 Annual Conference, Savannah, GA.

Strauser, E.B. (1996). Redeveloping optimism in our disaffected middle school youth. Presentation for the Georgia Middle School Association 1996 Annual Conference, Savannah, GA.

Strauser, E. B., & Hobe, J. (1995).  A work study alternative for older middle school students.  In J. A. Page & H. Pool (Eds.)  Beyond Tracking:  Finding success in Inclusive Schools.  Bloomington, IN: Phi Delta Kappa 

Strauser, E. B., (1995, April).  Inner-Urban Community Schools.  Presentation at the Fourth National Conference on Creating the Quality School, Oklahoma City, OK.

Jensen, L. C., & Strauser, E. B. (1994).  The utilization of apprenticeship experience in alternative education.  In R. C. Morris (Ed.)  Using What We Know About At Risk Youth:  Lessons From the Field. (pp. 173-181).  Lancaster, PA: Technomic Publishing Co. Inc.

Strauser, E. B. (1994, May).  Use of the ACE guides and other records to validate experiences.  Presentation at the Troops to Teachers Workshop, Savannah, GA.

Strauser, E. B. (1994, April).  Military alternative teacher preparation.  Presentation at the Georgia Initiative in Math and Science/Principals of Effective Teacher Conference, Athens, GA.

Scholleart, W. & Strauser, E. B. (1994).  The Armstrong State College alternative preparation program for military personnel.  Paper prepared for the National Consortium for Educational Access,  Washington, D.C.

Strauser, E. B. (1993, July).  Self esteem and academic success:  the connection.  Series of paper presentations related to a consultancy at the Cleveland City Schools, Cleveland, OH.

Strauser, E. B., & Hobe, J. (1992, November).  A personalized program for at-risk youth .  Paper presented at the Phi Delta Kappa Leadership Skill Institute, Savannah, GA.

Strauser, E. B., & Jensen, L. C. (1992, April).  Apprenticeship strategies for at-risk youth.  Paper presented at the Fourth Annual Dropout Prevention Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Strauser, E. B. & McNeill, W. (1991).  Relaxation training in preparation for learning.  The School Psychologist, Vol. 4,  No. 4, 11-12.

Strauser, E.B. (1990, October).  Positive successes of parenting education.  Keynote presentation at the Jamestown Community Schools First Annual Conference, Jamestown, NY.

Strauser, E. B. & Jensen, L. C. (1989, October).  Student responses to alternative education programming.   Paper presented at the Annual National Middle School Association Convention, Toronto, Canada.

Strauser, E. B. (1989, April).  Relaxation training with the learning disabled.  Paper presented at the Annual National Association of School Psychologists Convention, Boston, MA.

Jensen, L. C. & Strauser, E. B. (1989).  Alternative education:  An approach to alleviate school imposed stress. Impact on Instructional Improvement, Vol. 22, No. 4, 27-3


Jensen, L. C. & Strauser, E. B. (1988, November).  At risk middle school students: An alternative that works.  Paper presented at the Annual National Middle School Association Conference, Denver, Co.

Jensen, L. C. & Strauser, E. B. (1988).  Middle school alternative education.  Transescence:  The Journal on Emerging Adolescent Education, Vol. XVI, No. 1, 23-29

Strauser, E. B. (1987, June).  Adding on new fields to your existing teacher certificate.  Paper presented at the Erie II, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus Counties Board of Cooperative Educational Services Annual Meeting, Angola, NY.

Strauser, E. B. (1987, February).  Ability testing for low incidence handicaps.  Paper presented at the Special Education Training and Resource Center Regional Conference, East Aurora, NY.

Strauser, E. B. (1986).  Strauser, E. B. (1986).  The effects of thermal biofeedback assisted relaxation training on mental processing of elementary school children diagnosed as being learning handicappedAnn Arbor, MI, UMI pub. inc.