About Marlene Zakierski

Marlene Zakierski, Ph.D., is an associate professor in Russell Sage College’s Educational Leadership program.

Recent Courses Taught

EDL 715 Leadership: An Endeavor of Human Interaction
EDL 742 Foundations of Inquiry II
Dissertation advisement and committee participation

Research Interests

Interdisciplinary education
School Reform
Childhood and adolescent literacy
Transition programs for special education adolescents
Professional development impacting teacher quality and student achievement

Distinctions & Awards

Bridges Award, New Rochelle School District
Phi Delta Kappa Outstanding Dissertation Award
SUNY Professional Development Award
New York State PTA Jenkins Memorial Award

Selected Publications

Co-Author, Managing Diversity-Based Conflicts Among Children, Phi Delta Kappan Fastback

Educational Background

Ph.D., Fordham University
Language, Literacy and Learning
M.S., Pace University
Educational Administration and Supervision
M.S., College of New Rochelle
Special Education
B.A., College of New Rochelle
Spanish and Elementary Education