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Kathryn Silvis

Kathryn Silvis, Ed.D.

Associate Professor, Department Chair, Education
(412) 536-1297

 

COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES ATTENDED & DEGREES RECEIVED:

  • B.A. in Elementary Education (minor in Psychology) from Westminster College
  • Master of Education Degree (Elementary Education with a focus in Mathematics) from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
  • Doctorate of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Indiana University of Pennsylvania

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Pennsylvania Elementary Teaching Certification (Grades K-8)

SCHOLARLY/PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS AND PUBLICATIONS:

  • Silvis, K. (2010). Using Diagnostic Assessment to Address Pre-Service Teachers’ Science Misconceptions. Presented at annual conference of National Science Teacher’s Association (Philadelphia, PA).
  • Silvis, K. (2008). How to create your own probability carnival. Presented at annual conference of National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (Salt Lake City, UT).
  • Silvis, K. (2008). Talking with young people about global warming. Presented at Focus the Nation conference (Pittsburgh, PA).
  • Silvis, K. (2008). Taking flight with an inquiry approach. Science Scope, 32(1), 75-78.
  • Silvis, K. (2006). How to create a probability carnival. PCTM Magazine, 44(2), 10-13.
  • Facilitator for HOME PATE (Hands On Mathematics Education for Pennsylvania Learning And Teaching)
  • Published article in Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics Journal - How to Create Your Own Probability Carnival - January, 2006

AWARDS RECEIVED:

  • IUP Doctoral Foundation Fellowship
  • School Bell Award

JOINED THE LA ROCHE:  2006

 

HOMETOWN: Harmony, Pa.