William Cortezia

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Education School of Education
William Cortezia, Ph.D., Education Department
978.665.3489 Office: McKay B232
Office Hours
Fall 2020

TBA

Biography

Dr. William Cortezia has a Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction from Barry University, Miami Shores, FL. He is currently our Graduate and undergraduate course instruction in Middle School Education, Understanding Diversity and Disability, and Foundations of Inclusive Education.  He has also been an educator at Ada Merritt K-8 Center, Miami, FL Grades 6 to 8; Campbell Drive Middle School, Homestead, FL, Emotional Behavioral Disability Social Studies, Grades 6 to 8; Thomas Jefferson Middle School, Miami, FL. Reading Department/Department of Exceptional Student Education, Learning Disability Comprehensive Reading Grades 7 to 9; Oasis High School, and Mount Pleasant, MI.

Courses Taught

The Art of Teaching Social Studies & Writing (EDUC 2870)
Teaching English Language Arts & Literacy in Middle School (EDUC 3025)
Teaching Social Studies in Middle School (EDUC 3028)
Middle School Concepts (EDUC 3070)
Curriculum and Instruction in Middle School (EDUC 3300)
Foundations of Inclusive Education (EDUC 1006)
Introduction to Education (MATH/BIOL/CHEM/HIST/ENGL 1860)
Introduction to Special Education (SPED 1001)
First Year Experience Seminar: Is Everyone Equal? (FYE 1000)
Becoming a Teacher (EDUC 7116)
Advanced Social Studies in Education (EDUC 8360

Background

Ph.D., Barry University (Education in Curriculum and Instruction). Concentration: Middle School Research.
M.A., Central Michigan University (Sociology)
B.S., Barry University (Political Science, Sociology minor)