Domenico Cavaiuolo
Name
Domenico Cavaiuolo
Title
Professor of Special Education and Rehabilitation Career and Independent Learning and Living Studies (CILLS) Director

B.S., 1981, SUNY at Buffalo
M.S., 1987, SUNY at Buffalo
Ph.D., 1994, Temple University

Phone
(570) 422-3893
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 108

I have been in the rehabilitation/human service and special education field for 42 years. I teach practices of inclusion in school and community life, including employment opportunities. I am the creator and Director of the Career Independent Living and Learning Studies (CILLS) program.

Caroline DiPopi-Hoy
Name
Caroline DiPipi-Hoy
Title
Associate Professor of Special Education and Rehabilitation

B.A., 1996, Marywood University
M.Ed., 1998, Lehigh University
Ph.D., 2004, Lehigh University

Phone
(570) 422-3364
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 105 B

Dr. DiPipi-Hoy teaches courses on assessment and positive behavior support in the Special Education department. She also teaches Rehabilitative and Human Services courses and supervises student teachers. She recently published a book entitled Teaching Time Management to Individuals on the Autism Spectrum and is currently researching effective time management strategies for students during transition planning.

Heather Garrison
Name
Heather Garrison
Title
Associate Professor of Special Education and Rehabilitation

B.S., 1995, East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
M.Ed., 1998, East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
M.Ed., 2002, DeSales University
Ph.D., 2008, Fordham University

Phone
(570) 422-3559
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 108C

Dr. Garrison teaches graduate and undergraduate students who wish to become special education teachers or professionals.

Gina Scala
Name
Gina Scala
Title
Professor of Special Education and Rehabilitation, Department Chair

B.S., 1979, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
M.Ed., 1981, Lehigh University
Ed.D., 1988, Lehigh University

Phone
(570) 422-3558
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 105

My work in Special Education revolves around Multi-tiered Systems of Support, Mental Health, and Special Education Leadership. I am honored to be involved in many local, state, and national boards, organizations. and initiatives. Please review my personal vita for more information.

Jocelyn McGlynn
Name
Jocelyn R. McGlynn
Title
Instructor Special Education and Rehabilitation

B.S., State University of New York, Plattsburgh
M.S., Long Island University, CW Post

Phone
(570) 422-3670
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 112 H

I have been working in the field of Special Education for 18 years and this is my 9th year working at ESU. My areas of certification are: Elementary Pre-K to 6th Special Education Birth to 21 years of Age Reading Pre-K- 12th grade.

Michelle LaBadie
Name
Michelle LaBadie
Title
Instructor Special Education and Rehabilitation

B.S., 2007, East Stroudsburg University
M.S., 2010, East Stroudsburg University

Phone
(570) 422-3001
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 112 F

I teach primarily SPED 215 which is a course that introduces special education teaching candidates to the heart of the field. I also am a co-advisor to the ESU Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), Membership chair to PA CEC, and Membership chair to Bethlehem Area CEC.

Dorothy Mutch
Name
Dorothy Mutch
Title
Instructor Special Education and Rehabilitation

Ed. D. School Administration

Phone
(570) 422-3558
Campus Address
Stroud Hall

I am dedicated to preparing and supervising pre-service student teachers to become successful educators in the field of special education.

Aurella Torres
Department Secretary
Stroud Hall 108
(570) 422-3558
atorres18@esu.edu

Contact Us

For more information about the department and programs offered, please contact the department secretary at (570) 422-3558 or email at atorres18@esu.edu

Contact Information

Campus Address
Stroud Hall 105
Phone:
(570) 422-3416
Fax:
(570) 422-3198 (Fax)
Title of Department Leader
Department Chair Special Education & Rehabilitation
Name
Dr. Gina Scala
Phone:
(570) 422-3781