Prof. Dr. Rosanne Silberman

Curriculum Vitae:Prof. Dr. Rosanne Silberman

Name:

  • Prof. Dr. Rosanne Silberman

Education:

  • 1971: Ed. D. Teachers College, Columbia University, Special Education, (Fellow 1964-66, 1968-69)
  • 1961: M. Ed. Boston University, Training in Education of the Blind at Perkin School for the Blind
  • 1960: B.A. Brooklyn College, CUNY, Elementary Education

Professional Career:


  • 1989 - Present Professor, Hunter College, CUNY, New York, NY
  • 1982 - 1989: Associate Professor, Hunter College, CUNY, New York, NY
  • 1975 - 1982: Assistant Professor, Hunter College, CUNY, New York, NY
  • 1973 - 1975: Grant Associate Teaching, Hunter College, CUNY, New York, NY
  • 1967 - 1973: Full-time Instructor, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • 1967              Educational Supervisor, St. Joseph's School for the Blind, Jersey City, NJ
  • 1964 - 1965: Itinerant Teacher for the Blind, (Part-time, Grades 11-12), Industrial Home for the Blind, Brooklyn, NY
  • 1961 - 1964: Itinerant Teacher for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Nassau County BOCES, Nassau County, NY

Major Publications on:

  • Blind children with multiple disabilities
  • Teacher preparation
  • Literacy of children with deafblindness

Awards:

  • Distinguished Service Award, The Division on Visual Impairments of the Council for Exceptional Children, April 1998
  • Virginia M. Sowell Award, for Outstanding Contributions to Services for Individuals with Deafblindness/Multiple Disabilities, Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired, Division III, July, 1998
  • Grand Marshal, Honors Convocation, Hunter College of the City University of New York, April 2000
  • Harold Ladas Award for Exemplary Teaching, School of Education, Hunter College of the City University of New York, May 2000
  • George E. Keane Award for Distinguished Service and Contributions to Field of Blindness and Visual Impairment, New York State Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired, Albany, NY, November

Areas of special interest:

  • Blind and deafblind children with multiple impairment
  • teacher preparation
  • Literacy of blind and deafblind children

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