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Tracy L. Mulvaney, Ed.D.

Assistant Dean

Interim Chair

Educational Counseling and Leadership, School of Education
McAllan Hall 111

Tracy L. Mulvaney, Ed.D.

Dr. Tracy L. Mulvaney returned to New Jersey in 2016 after almost 30 years in Arizona. Dr. Mulvaney obtained her B.A. and M.S. in Special Education from the University of Arizona and her Ed.D in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University. She spent her K-12 career as a cross categorical resource teacher, Principal of a day school for students with severe emotional disabilities, Director of Alternative Education, and an educational advocate for youth in foster care. Dr. Mulvaney was the Department Chair/Faculty Lead at Central Arizona College where she also served as a Faculty Senate Vice President and President. In 2016, Dr. Mulvaney was honored to receive the position of Assistant Dean of the School of Education at Monmouth University where she oversees accreditation, SOE advising, clinical placement, school partnerships and edTPA.


Scholarly Articles

  • Haspel, M. & Mulvaney, T. (2019). The twice exceptional (2E) truth: The complex characteristics and needs of 2E teachers in postsecondary settings. In Judith A. Bazler, Meta L. Van Sickle, Julie Swanson, & Kathryn Lubniewski (Eds.). Identifying, Describing, and Developing Teachers Who Are Gifted and Talented (pp. 215-232). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
  • Henning, J. E., Bragen, B. F., Mulvaney, T., & George, W. O., III. (2018). A sustainable teacher residency: Designing paid internships for teacher education. School-University Partnerships,The Journal of the National Association for Professional Development Schools, 11(3). Retrieved from
  • Henning, J. E., Bragen, B. F., Jr., Mulvaney, T., George, W. O., III, Duffy, G., Aldarelli, E., (2018). The Monmouth University partnership: Redesigning practice. School-University Partnerships: The Journal of the National Association for Professional Development Schools, 11(1), 3-8.

Book Chapters

Mulvaney, Tracy L. and Kathryn Lubniewski. 2020. Differentiating Instruction in the Forensics Classroom. In Cases on Models and Methods for STEAM Education, edited by Judith A. Bazler and Meta L. Ban Sickle, 328-343. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Mulvaney, Tracy. 2019. Responsible Digital Citizenship. In Supervision Modules to Support Educators in Collaborative Teaching: Helping to Support and Maintain Consistent Practice in the Field, edited by Kathryn L. Lubniewski, Debbie F. Cosgrove, and Theresa Y. Robinson, 211-224. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Wardell, Ted, James Bevere, Julia McCarty, William Smith, Tracy Mulvaney, and Lauren Niesz. Transformational Leadership Initiatives Driving P-12 School Change: A Look at Leadership Through the Implementation of School and District Change Initiatives. In Strategic Leadership in PK-12 Settings, edited by Johnny O’Conner, 133-162. IGI International.

Falco, James, Meredith Riddle, Gregory Duffy, Tracy Mulvaney, Lauren Niecz. 2019. Leveraging P-12/University Partnerships to Better Prepare Pre-Service Teachers: The Value of Strong Partnerships in Both Traditional and Provisional Teacher Training Programs. In Strategic Leadership in PK-12 Settings, edited by Johnny O’Conner, 163-182. IGI International.

McCoid, Christine, Marla Beil, Stephany Hesslein, Tracy Mulvaney, Lauren Niesz. Leading P-12 Transformative Initiatives in Personalized Learning: Empowering Teachers and Students to Assert Agency in Their Own Development. In Strategic Leadership in PK-12 Settings, edited by Johnny O’Conner, 183-206. IGI International.


Frequently Taught Classes

  • Adult Development and Transformative Learning (EDD 702)
  • Collaborating With Families, Students, and Professionals in Community and Educational Settings (EDS 537)
  • Education Preparation Voucher Fee (ED EDTPA)
  • Education Preparation Voucher Fee for Graduate Students (ED EDTPAGR)
  • Educator Preparation Voucher Fee for Undergraduate Students (ED EDTPA)
  • Organizational Leadership Theory and Research (EDD 724)

Recently Taught Classes

2021 Fall

2021 Summer C

2021 Summer B

2021 Spring

2020 Fall

2020 Summer E

2020 Summer C

2020 Summer B

2020 Spring

2019 Fall

2019 Summer E

2019 Spring