Dr. Michael Shaw
Michael Shaw

Email: mshaw@stac.edu

Office Phone: (845) 398-4079

Office: 13 Borelli Hall

Dr. Shaw is a passionate, enthusiastic teacher who is nationally recognized as an expert on teaching readers and writers who struggle and preparing reading specialists to be literacy coaches. His primary teaching responsibilities focus on teaching reading and writing in the MSEd. and Post-Master's Literacy Program. He also teaches reading and literature courses at the undergraduate level.

Dr. Shaw has published research on multiple aspects of literacy education in more than 15 articles and chapters in books. He has also spoken many times at the International Reading Association annual conference, the National Council of Teachers of English annual conference, the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers annual conference, and the New York State Reading Association annual conference. Dr. Shaw has also serves as a national consultant.

Dr. Shaw won the St. Thomas Aquinas College Board of Trustees' Award for Excellence in 2006 and has been awarded two Faculty Development grants to research Best Practices for Closing the Achievement Gap and the Roles and responsibilities of Reading Specialists/Literacy Coaches.

Prior to coming to STAC 17 years ago, he taught in the Bronx New York as an elementary school teacher, reading specialist, and literacy coach.


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125 Route 340
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