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Cinda Harold

Cinda Harold

Professional Associate Professor, Generalist

B.S., Ashland College; M.S., University of Akron

Walsh University
A Catholic University of Distinction
2020 East Maple Street
North Canton, Ohio44720
United States

Cinda Harold is a Professional Associate Professor in Walsh University's Division of Education. She holds a B.S.Ed from Ashland College and M.S.Ed. from the University of Akron. She served for 30 years as an elementary teacher and has been an adjunct professor since 2003, joining the faculty full-time in 2006.

TEACHING

Professor Harold teaches in the Division of Education, specializing in Early Childhood. Her undergraduate courses include: EDUC 250 (Developmental Language and Literacy), EDUC 313 (Language Arts and Social Studies Methods), EDUC 468, (Student Teaching Seminar), and supervises student teachers. Professor Harold advises students for Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Intervention Specialist. She is the Field Committee Chair for the Division where she works to establish strong field partnerships and clinical models for accreditation standards.

SCHOLARSHIP

Mrs. Harold has completed has completed several approved Professional Reports for the Division. Her professional reports include: national approval of the NCATE Standard 3 Evaluation, Early Childhood Specialized Performance Approval (NAEYC), state review approval for the Early Childhood Program, Graduate Reading Endorsement Program, and 4 and 5 Generalist Endorsement Program. She helped to implement the use of the Electronic Education Portfolio System and is currently working on CAEP Accreditation Standard 2. She has attended many professional conferences and has presented her course field experiences at many different conferences. Her research has focused on the implementation of electronic portfolios for teacher candidates and the implementation of effective field partnerships. Please click this link to view her recent publications and presentations.

SERVICE

Professor Harold is strongly committed to service to the Division, university, and partner schools. At the university she has been on the Digital Badge Committee, Faculty Forum Committee Chair, Advisory Task Force Member, Room Marshal for graduating seniors, and currently a Faculty Senator. She has developed a Collaborative Partnership with Northwood Elementary School and Clearmount Elementary School in North Canton, Ohio where she takes her teacher candidates to experience many field based practices.

Presentations

State Conferences:
Harold, C.(2019, April). Designing, implementing, and evaluating a “PERFECT-Fit” Field Placement for all Learners. Presentation at the Ohio Confederation of Teacher Education Organization Conference, Columbus, OH.

Baylor, L., Harold C.,& Jacobs, G. (2016, March). Student Teacher lesson plans incorporate UDL for all learners. Presentation at the Ohio Confederation of Teacher Education Organization Conference, Columbus, OH.

Harold, C. & Marko, B. (2015, March). Daily 5 and CAFÉ Presentation at Diocesan Wide Pre K-8 Professional Development, Rootstown, OH.

Lenarz, M. L. & Harold, C. (2014, November). Exemplary early literacy education through digital literacies: K-2 partnership of a local school district, public library, and university. Poster Presentation at Lilly Conference, Miami, OH.

DeComo, M. & Harold, C. (2011, March). Empowerment to Change by Reflective Measures. Presentation at the Ohio Confederation of Teacher Education Organization Conference, Columbus, OH.

Harold, C. & Marko B. (2008, October). Sharing Your Room and Students-Teaching Collaboration to Teacher Candidates: How Does This Really Work? Presentation at the Ohio Confederation of Teacher Education Organization Conference, Columbus, OH.

Harold, C. & Marko B. (2007, October). Enlighten your Teaching Load: Matching Literacy Standards with Early Childhood Students. Presentation at the Ohio Catholic Education Association Biennial Conference, Cincinnati, OH.

National Conferences:
Harold, C. & Marko B. (2016, October). Embedded field experiences with P-12 partners: How do we know it’s working? Presentation at the Academy for Educational Studies: Critical Questions in Education Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT.

Lenarz, M. L., Smith, A., Harold, C., Marko, B., & McKeon, C. A. (2014, October). Exemplary early literacy education through digital literacies: K-2 partnership of a local school district, public library, and university. Presentation at the annual conference of the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers, Delray Beach, FL.

Harold, C. & Marko B. (2010, February). Teaching What We Preach: A co-teaching course with structured field activities that follow a collaborative partnership model for future educators. Presentation at the Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Education, Atlanta, GA.

Devine, J., Harold C., & Nelson, J. (2010, February). Connecting Real Teacher Practices in the Design of Graduate Level Courses. Presentation at the Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Education, Atlanta, GA.

International Conference:
Dunnerstick, R., Harold, C., & Mumford J. (2008, March). The eVolution of Teacher Preparation Portfolios: An Agenda for Research. Presentation at the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, Las Vegas, Nev.

Other:
Harold, C. & Marko B. (2016, August). Daily 5 and CAFÉ Immersion. Presentation at St. Vincent’s Elementary School Professional Day, Akron, OH.

North Canton Middle School Career Day Speaker- November 2010

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