Reynolds, Christy

Adjunct Instructor
Ed.D.
University of Massachusetts/Lowell
Boston
School Affiliation

Cambridge College School of Education

Academic Focus

Teacher preparation, early childhood education

Courses Taught

Professional Seminar I, II and III – Early Childhood Education
Practicum Seminar – Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood MTEL Workshop Facilitator

Education

Ed.D. - University of Massachusetts Lowell - Leadership in Schooling
M.Ed. - Boston College - Elementary Education
B.A. - University of Notre Dame -Government and International Relations

Professional Credentials:

  • Licensed in Massachusetts as Elementary Teacher (K-6), Principal/Assistant Principal (PK-12), and Superintendent/Assistant Superintendent (All Levels)
Insight

The goal of early childhood education should be to activate the child’s own natural desire to learn. – Maria Montessori

Professional Experience
  • Associate Lecturer and Clinical Supervisor – University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Clinical Supervisor – University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Assistant, Associate and Acting Principal – Hamilton-Wenham, MA
  • Classroom Teacher – Ipswich, MA and North Andover, MA
Research & Publications

Hall-Reynolds, C.A. & O’Dwyer, L.M. (2008). Examining the relationships among emotional intelligence, coping mechanisms for stress and leadership effectiveness for middle school principals. Journal of School Leadership, 18(5), 472-500.

Selected Presentations

O’Dwyer, L.M. & Hall-Reynolds, C.A.  Examining the relationships among emotional intelligence, coping mechanisms for stress and leadership effectiveness for middle school principals. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, April 2009,  San Diego, CA.
 

Professional Memberships & Affiliations
  • Massachusetts Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • New England League of Middle Schools