Fairfield University Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions
|Motto||Per Fidem ad Plenam Veritatem -- Through Faith to the Fullness of Truth|
|Dean||Dr. Susan D. Franzosa|
|Location||Fairfield, Connecticut, USA|
|Campus||Suburban 200 acres (809,000 m²)|
The Fairfield University Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions is a graduate education school and one of the professional schools of Fairfield University located in Fairfield, Connecticut. The school offers fully accredited graduate programs, according to the Connecticut State Department of Higher Education and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The school also offers an undergraduate Teacher Certification Program for Secondary Education in collaboration with the Fairfield University College of Arts and Sciences.
- 1950: First graduate classes in education were held on a coeducation basis. The Education Program for teacher certification was accredited by the State of Connecticut.
- 1963: Graduate Department of Education became the Graduate School of Education.
- 1975: School expanded its mission to include the training for the human services professions.
- 1981: Name changed from The Graduate School of Education to the Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions, to reflect the additional scope of the graduate programs.
- 2000: The Connecticut Writing Project, a branch of the National Writing Project offering professional development program for teachers in K-13, moved to Fairfield University.
- 2008: School granted full accreditation with no stipulations by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, the first denominational school in Connecticut to earn this recognition.
- 5-Year Integrated B.A./M.A. Teacher Certification Program in collaboration with the Fairfield University College of Arts and Sciences in:
Family Counseling Center
The Family Counseling Center provides effective therapeutic services to individuals, couples and families, and trains professional marriage and family therapists. Since 1988, the Family Counseling Center has provided counseling and psychotherapy to clients from many walks of life. As a training facility, the Center's marriage and family therapist interns, supervised by a faculty team in the Marriage and Family Therapy master's program, provide a wide range of clinical services and work cooperatively with other medical and mental health professionals to ensure comprehensive treatment and client care.
- Dean Borgman M.A. - Founder & Executive Director, Center for Youth Studies
- Alan Capasso B.A., M.A. - Headmaster, Greenwich High School
- Sr. Patricia Corley M.A. - President, Notre Dame Academy
- Armand Fabbri - Headmaster, Seton Academy; former Superintendent of Schools for the Diocese of Bridgeport
- Marybeth Flachbart M.A. - president and CEO, Neuhaus Education Center
- Francis X. Foley, Jr. M.A. - Headmaster, Saint Gregory's School For Boys
- Varian Fry - Journalist considered the "Artists' Schindler" during WWII (Attended)
- Arthur J. Gallagher M.A. - President, Johnson & Wales University, Charlotte campus
- James Hanrahan M.A.'52 - Founder & Chancellor, St. Thomas More School
- Dr. Juan Lopez M.A. - Director, UCLA School Management Program, Northeast Region; former Connecticut State Superintendent for Career and Technical Education
- Nick Macol B.A.'55 - Headmaster, The University School
- Paul J. Magnarella M.A'62 - Professor, University of Florida, Levin College of Law
- Timothy McDonald M.A. - President, Holy Cross High School
- Joseph A. Merluzzi M.A. - Headmaster, Berkeley Preparatory School
- Sister Carol Ann Nawracaj M.A. - Headmistress, Villa Maria Education Center; Honorary Assistant Coach, New York Giants.
- Eugene Munnelly M.A. - founding Headmaster, Salisbury School in Salisbury, Maryland
- Robert Peterson M.A. - Headmaster, The Oakwood School; former Headmaster, St. Patrick's Episcopal Day School
- Kristen Record B.A. '97 - Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching recipient; 2010 Connecticut Teacher of the Year
- Dr. Gerald N. Tirozzi C.A.S. - Executive Director, National Association of Secondary School Principals; former Assistant Secretary of Elementary and Secondary Education, U.S. Department of Education; former Connecticut State Commissioner of Education
- Richard M. Whitcomb M.A. - Headmaster Emeritus, St. Luke's School
- Patricia Young M.A. - Founder & Headmistress, The Stanwich School
- Fairfield University Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions Website
- The Connecticut Writing Project at Fairfield University Website
- The Family Counseling Center
- Dr. Susan Douglas Franzosa from the University of Washington named Dean of the Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions
- GSEAP Programs / Accreditation Listing
- History of Fairfield University
- Brief History of the School
- Connecticut Writing Project moves to Fairfield University
- The Family Counseling Center
- Superintendent Appoints Greenwich High School Headmaster
- New leadership at Neuhaus Education Center, accessed September 6, 2011.
- UCLA School Management Program: Juan Lopez Profile
- One of Giants' Faithful Keeps the Faith
- New Head of School Chosen Archived February 2, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.
- Stratford Teacher Name State Teacher of the Year
- NASSP Executive Director Gerald N. Tirozzi Profile
- China Care Foundation-About Us: Richard Whitcomb