Dawn Kolakoski is an adjunct faculty member in the Graduate School of Education.
Professional Title: Adjunct Professor
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: Integrating arts into the curriculum, mentoring beginning teachers.
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: Teaches in the Integrated Teaching Through the Arts program nationally, with primary focus on music.
Representative List of Recent Courses Taught: Multiple Perspectives Through Music; Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment; Seminar and Thesis Project
Education: BS and MS in Music Education, The College of St. Rose; M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education, The College of St. Rose; Ed.D., Curriculum Development and Systemic Change, Nova Southeastern University
Representative List of Recent Publications / Exhibitions: PublicationsWrite It Down: A Guided Journal of Ideas, Strategies, and Reflections for Beginning Teachers, (text book) Cengage Learning, 2004.Presentations"Fizzle, Fizzle, Pop, Pop: Science with Young Children," workshops presented at the Capital District Child Care Coordinating Council Annual Conference, October 13, 2014.Program Evaluation, Tri-Village Nursery School, Delmar, NY, February 2014."Achieving Literacy through the Arts: Integrating Art, Music, Poetry and Dance to Enhance Language Arts Content." Workshop presented to Clark County Teachers, Las Vegas, NV, January 7, 2010.
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