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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

New Education Doctorate Begins at SU

Doctorate in Education

SALISBURY, MD---Salisbury University has launched the inaugural cohort of its new Doctorate in Education (Ed.D).  

Eighteen students, including teachers, reading specialists and administrators from K-12 and higher education, are enrolled.  The Ed.D. in Contemporary Curriculum Theory and Instruction: Literacy will explore the design and implementation of solutions related to literacy practices in schools and higher education.

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At a welcome reception, Dr. Judith Franzak, program director, thanked President Janet Dudley-Eshbach, Provost Diane Allen, and deans Cheryl Parks and Clifton Griffin for their commitment to the program. She also discussed SU’s involvement with the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate, a national consortium designed to foster high quality Ed.D. programs. SU is one of only 87 member campuses from the United States, Canada and New Zealand.

Pictured (from left) are Drs. Brady Terrill of the Teacher Education Department and Judith Franzak of Education Specialties; Ed.D. students Tony Bevilacqua and Christine Davis; and Alexander Pope of Teacher Education.

For more information, call 410-543-6030 or visit the SU website at

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