Dr. Suzanne McCotter


Counseling and Educational Leadership

Dr. Suzanne McCotter

Office: University Hall 3143
Phone: 973-655-3096
Email: mccotters@mail.montclair.edu


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  • PhD University of Georgia
  • MLS Rutgers University
  • BA Rutgers College


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Read Dr. McCotter's Resume/CV


Ward, J. R. & McCotter, S. S. (2004).  Reflection as a Visible Outcome for Preservice Teachers.  Teaching and Teacher Education. 

McCotter, S. S. (2003, Spring).  Defining Justice.  Scholar Practitioner Quarterly 1(3).           

McCotter, S. S. (2002, December). “If We Only Had Better Students”: Re-Learning How to Be a Good Teacher.  Teaching Education 13(3). 

McCotter, S. S. (2002, May). Book Review of Meet Me in the Middle: Becoming an Accomplished Middle School Teacher by Rick Wormeli.  Teachers College Record. 

Ward, J. R. & McCotter, S. S. (2002). A Comparison of Two Approaches to Meeting NCATE 2000 Standards.  Pennsylvania Teacher Educator

McCotter, S. S. (2001, June). The journey of a beginning researcher. [103 paragraphs]. The Qualitative Report[On-line serial],6(2). Available: http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/QR6-2/mccotter.html. 

McCotter, S. S. (2001).  Collaborative groups as professional development.  Teaching and Teacher Education, 17 (6), pp. 685-704.  

McCotter, S. S. (1999).   Team meetings:  A forum for democratic decision making.  In J. E. Allen (Ed.), Class actions:  Teaching for social justice in elementary and middle school.  New York:  Teachers College Press. 



McCotter, S. S. (2004, July).  Social Science Research Methods: Presentation to Upward Bound Students.  Millersville University. 

McCotter, S. S (2002, February).  Presentation to Intermediate Unit 13 Superintendents at Annual Superintendents Dinner sponsored by Deans of Graduate Studies and Education. 

McCotter, S. S. & McDowell, L. (2001, March).  Presentation to Social Studies teachers of Intermediate Unit 13, Pennsylvania. 

McCotter, S. S. (2001, January).  Authentic Assessment in Action.  Presentation to faculty members of Reynolds Middle School, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. 

McCotter, S. S. (2000, December).  Presentation to middle school principals of Intermediate Unit 8, Pennsylvania. 

McCotter, S. S. & Thompson, K. F. (1998, May).  Working collaboratively:  Planning for a middle school team.  Paper presented at the Spring conference of the League of Professional Schools, Athens, GA.



Professional Association Memberships

  • American Educational Research Association (AERA) 
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) 
  • Council of Professors of Instructional Supervision (COPIS) 

Other Types of Reviews

  • UCEA, University Council for Education Administration 
  • AERA, Reviewer of proposals for annual meeting 
  • ASCD, Reviewer of proposals for annual meeting 



Division K New Faculty Seminar
Invited to participate in seminar sponsored by Teacher Education Division (Division K) of American Education Research Association (AERA) geared toward mentoring faculty members in their first years of academic life.
Awarded University-Wide Graduate Assistantship
Competitive graduate level position at the University of Georgia
Division K Doctoral Student Seminar
Invited to participate in seminar sponsored by Teacher Education Division (Division K) of American Education Research Association (AERA) geared toward mentoring doctoral student in the dissertation phase of their programs.



Program of Specialty

  • Educational Leadership

Scholarly Interests and Specialties

  • Professional Development
  • Instructional Supervision
  • Teacher Reflection



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