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Kerry Carley-Rizzuto, Ed.D.

  • Associate Professor
  • Early Childhood
  • P-3 MEd Program Director

Department: Curriculum and Instruction

Office: McAllan Hall 210

Phone: 732-923-4619

Email: krizzuto@monmouth.edu


Dr. Rizzuto has worked as a classroom teacher in general and special education, a Reading Specialist for grades K-12, a Reading Recovery teacher, a staff developer, and school administrator in both New York and New Jersey. In addition to her teaching position at Monmouth University, Dr. Rizzuto has completed the Learning Disabilities Teacher-Consultant program at Monmouth University and the doctoral program in educational leadership at Rowan University. Dr. Rizzuto teaches the early childhood program courses, in the literacy program as well as in the administration and supervision program. Her research interests include developing social justice dispositions in pre-service teachers and developing culturally responsive pedagogical practices.

Education

Ed.D, Rowan University

Scholarly Articles

  • Steiner, L.M., Hindin, A. & Rizzuto, K.C. (2021). Developing children’s literacy learning through skillful parent–child shared book readings. Early Childhood Education Journal, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10643-021-01170-9.
  • Rizzuto, K. C. (January, 2018). Developing academic vocabularies for early childhood English Language Learners through shared reading. The California Reader, (51)2, 12 -12
  • Rizzuto, K. (2017). Teachers’ Perceptions of ELL Students: Do Their Attitudes Shape Their Instruction? The Teacher Educator , 52:3, 182-202, DOI: 10.1080/08878730.2017.1296912
  • Carley-Rizzuto, K., Henning, J.E., & Duckett, C. (2017). Bee pollination. In Judith Bazler and Meta Van Sickle (Eds.). Cases on STEAM Education in Practice , pp. 164-182. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Book Chapters

Carley-Rizzuto, Kerry, John Henning, and Catherine Duckett. 2019. “Bee Pollination.” In Cases on Models and Methods for STEAM Education, edited by Judith A. Bazler and Meta L. Ban Sickle, 205-223. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Courses

Recently Taught Classes

2022 Fall

  • Advanced Literacy Instruction – EDL 515
  • Early Literacy and Language Development – EDL 522
  • Research in Teaching Practice – ED 624

2022 Summer E

  • Development and Learning in Early Childhood – EDL 502

2022 Summer C

  • Research in Teaching Practice – ED 624

2022 Summer B

  • Early Literacy and Language Development – EDL 522
  • Learning Through Experience: Individuals and Organizations – EDD 706

2022 Spring

  • Advanced Literacy Instruction – EDL 515
  • Multicultural Literature and Literacy – EDL 525

2021 Fall

  • Administration and Supervision of Literacy Practices and Professional Development for School Leaders – EDL 593
  • Early Literacy and Language Development – EDL 522
  • Research in Teaching Practice – ED 624

2021 Summer E

  • Development and Learning in Early Childhood – EDL 502
  • Public School Supervision and Communication – EDL 569

2021 Summer C

  • Research in Teaching Practice – ED 624

2021 Spring

  • Administration and Supervision of Literacy Practices and Professional Development for School Leaders – EDL 593
  • Advanced Literacy Instruction – EDL 515

2020 Fall

  • Administration and Supervision of Literacy Practices and Professional Development for School Leaders – EDL 593
  • Early Childhood Curriculum and Methods – EDL 364
  • Early Literacy and Language Development – EDL 522
  • Research in Teaching Practice – ED 624

2020 Summer E

  • Advanced Literacy Instruction – EDL 515

2020 Summer C

  • Research in Teaching Practice – ED 624

2020 Summer B

  • Early Literacy and Language Development – EDL 522

2020 Spring

  • Advanced Literacy Instruction – EDL 515
  • Development and Learning in Early Childhood – EDL 502

2019 Fall

  • Administration and Supervision of Literacy Practices and Professional Development for School Leaders – EDL 593
  • Early Childhood Curriculum and Methods – EDL 363
  • Research in Teaching Practice – ED 624

2019 Summer C

  • Administration and Supervision of Literacy Practices and Professional Development for School Leaders – EDL 593
  • Research in Teaching Practice – ED 624

2019 Summer A

  • Early Literacy and Language Development – EDL 522

2019 Spring

  • Administration and Supervision of Literacy Practices and Professional Development for School Leaders – EDL 593
  • Language and Early Literacy Development, Birth Through Kindergarten – EDL 325

Frequently Taught Classes

  • Administration and Supervision of Literacy Practices and Professional Development for School Leaders (EDL 593)
  • Advanced Literacy Instruction (EDL 515)
  • Development and Learning in Early Childhood (EDL 502)
  • Early Childhood Curriculum and Methods (EDL 363, EDL 364)
  • Early Literacy and Language Development (EDL 522)
  • Family Partnerships in Early Childhood Settings (EDL 333)
  • Language and Early Literacy Development, Birth Through Kindergarten (EDL 325)
  • Literacy Instruction in K-6 Educational Settings I (EDL 326)
  • Multicultural Literature and Literacy (EDL 525)
  • Research in Teaching Practice (ED 624)