An introduction to the Graduate School of Education's academic advising group.
Christina Chandler earned a B.A. in American Studies from the University of New
England and a Master's degree in Higher Education Administration from
Suffolk University. She has served in a professional advisor capacity at
other local universities, and she is an active member of the National
Academic Advising Association (NACADA).
Diane Ronchetti Cooper is a long-standing member of the Lesley community. She earned her
B.A. from Emmanuel College; attended the George Washington University
Law School; and received graduate degrees from Suffolk and Lesley
University in both Business and Educational Administration. She is an
active member of the American Association of University Women, the
National Academic Advising Association (NACADA), and various local
school and community organizations.Rosie Davis received a B.A. in History and Sociology from Bates College and an M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Lesley University. She has been a part of the Lesley community for many years, previously as Associate Director in the Office of Graduate and Adult Bachelor's Admissions. Rosie is a member of the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA).
Marie-Maude Petite-Frere (Maude) earned a B.A. in Sociology/Anthropology and a Master’s degree in
Higher Education Administration from Northeastern University. With over 12 years of professional advising experience, she is committed
to mentoring individuals interested in furthering their
education. Maude is a member of
the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA), and serves as a youth volunteer in her church.
Karen Shea earned a B.S. in Education and an M.S. in Intergenerational
Studies and Administration from Wheelock College. She has been advising
students in higher education for over ten years.
Pamela Saideh Smith (Pam) has a longstanding relationship with Lesley and the Creative Arts
in Learning degree programs. She earned her B.S. from Lesley College,
and received her graduate degree from Lesley University in
Interdisciplinary Studies and Multicultural Education. Her interests are
ethnography, oral traditions, and women's history. She is a member of
the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA), and volunteers with
local community organizations.
Sabina Petrucci Coutis has been affiliated with Lesley for over nine years. She previously
served as the Assistant Director of National Programs and the Assistant
Director of Online Recruitment and Admissions. She holds a B.A. in
English and an M.Ed. in Education. Sabina is a member of the National
Academic Advising Association (NACADA).
Mike Matvichuk has been affiliated with Lesley since 1998, beginning as an adjunct
faculty member for the former School of Management (SOM) and later serving as its Director of Academic Advising and Assessment.
In addition to his current advisor/administrator role in the e-Learning and Instructional Support group, he continues as an
adjunct instructor for Lesley College as well as for a host of
other greater Boston institutions. He holds a B.S. degree in Science
and an M.S. in Management.
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Christina Chandler 617.349.8398Diane Ronchetti Cooper 617.349.8382 Sabina Petrucci Coutis 617.349.8301Rosie Davis 617.349.8386Mike Matvichuk 617.349.8463Marie-Maude Petit-Frere 617.349.8343Karen Shea 617.349.8681Pamela Saideh Smith 617.349.8383
Graduate School of EducationFaculty, staff, and alumni will be available to discuss program formats, courses, and career options.June 6, 2013 | 6:00 pm–8:00 pm