Mary Strong, Ed.D.

Adjunct Faculty,
Department of Leadership and Administration

Dr. Mary W. Strong has served as a classroom teacher, reading specialist, and elementary school principal in public schools. Before joining the faculty at American College of Education, she taught at Iowa State University in the Curriculum and Instruction Department and at Widener University in the Reading Department.

Dr. Strong co-authored a book on the topic of literacy coaching and has published over 20 other articles on literacy instruction and leadership in state, national, and international journals. She is presently a board member of the Language Experience Special Interest Group in the International Reading Association and has served on the editorial review board of the Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy.

Education

  • Doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction & Educational Administration
    West Virginia University
  • Master's in Reading Supervision
    West Virginia University
  • Bachelor's in Elementary Education
    Duquesne University

Research Interests

  • Adolescent and adult literacy
  • Literacy coaching and instruction

Program Affiliations

Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction Doctor of Education

This customizable degree is designed to help you advance your understanding of a wide range of curriculum development and instructional methods that can improve teaching and learning in diverse educational settings.

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Ed.D. in Instructional Technology Doctor of Education

This customizable degree is designed to help you advance your understanding of methods of instructional technology for a wide range of educational settings. Through a tailored approach to the dissertation process, you can complete the program in as little as three years.

64

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Ed.D. in Leadership Doctor of Education

This customizable degree is designed to help you advance your leadership and research skills within your chosen discipline, whatever that may be. Through a tailored approach to the dissertation process, you can complete the program in as little as three years.

64

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Ed.S. in Leadership Educational Specialist

This degree is designed for leaders who wish to pursue advanced training at the post-master’s level without having to complete a dissertation. You will learn advanced leadership skills and competencies that will make you a more effective leader.

34

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M.Ed. in Educational Business Administration Master of Education

This degree was designed for those who want to develop business and leadership skills in an educational setting. Framed by the standards from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO), the program prepares strategic leaders for senior administrative positions in a variety of settings including public, charter, and private schools, community colleges, and other educational institutions or learning organizations.

35

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M.Ed. in Educational Leadership Master of Education

Designed to help you become a school principal, this program will teach you to effectively lead, run, and manage a P-12 school.

34

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M.Ed. in Higher Education Master of Education

Designed for individuals who wish to advance their skills or career in higher education, this program focuses on the ever-changing global, economic, and technological environments that impact the field of higher education.

34

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