Goodale, Ronda

Program Chair, Early Education and Care
Senior Instructor
PhD
Boston College
Boston
School Affiliation

Cambridge College School of Undergraduate Studies

Academic Focus

Early education and care

Community Involvement

Sing in a community chorus

Courses Taught

EMC 317 Educational Perspectives in Early Childhood Growth and Development

Education

PHD - Boston College - Educational Psychology
CAGS - Harvard University - Administration and Social Planning
MEd - Northeastern University
BS-Ed - University of Mass/ Boston

Professional credentials:

  • Licensed and certified psychologist
  • Moderate Special Needs Teacher
  • Administrator of Special Education
  • General Supervisor
  • Principal
  • English
  • Social Studies
  • Certificate for Conflict Resolution
  • Certificate as InterculturalTrainer, Georgetown University
  • National Board Certified Teacher in the Exceptional
  • Certified Wilson Reading  Teacher
  • Certified Trainer in Cooperative Discipline, Instrumental Enrichment
Insight

Preparing our students to be excited about life long learning exploration

Professional Experience

2009-Present - Consultant - Malden and other school systems

2008-Present - Part-Time Lecturer, Northeastern University

1968-Present - University of Massachusetts, Boston- Part-Time  Lecturer in the Graduate School of Education
Courses taught: How to Make Inclusion Work K-12;  Exceptional Child; Learning Disabilities; Clinical teaching 1 and 2; Developmental Patterns of Special Needs Child; Decision-Making in Special Education; Adolescent Psychology; Educational Psychology; Consultation; Topics of Special Education; Talented and Gifted; Behavior Management; Planning and Programming for Bilingual Special Needs Students; Cognition and Theories of Learning; Research and Design; Research and Evaluation; Research Methods; Child Psychology; Practicum Supervision.

2006-Present - William James College - Part-Time Faculty member in the School  Psychology Program 
Courses Taught : Instructional Assessment and Intervention, Behavioral Assessment: Collaboration and Consultation, Educating Students with Disabilities, Developmental Psychology 

2000-2014 - Part-Time Lecturer - Lesley College

2008-2014 - Wediko Children Services - Consultant

2008-2010 - Lead Teacher - Boston Public Schools

2000-2009 - Lyndon Pilot School AND Boston Evening and Day Academy Charter, Evaluation Team Facilitator

1999-2009 - Boston Public Schools-Literacy Coach McKinley Schools -K-12

1998-1999 - Boston Public Schools Assistant Program Director - Central Office/Special Education
1996-1998 - Boston Public Schools Program Advisor - Central Office
1993-1996 - Boston Public Schools Program Advisor - High School Level Supervisor itinerant service providers

Research & Publications

Recent:

2016 - in the Advocate-AFT Massachusetts October/November “ Public Schools:Advertising
2016 - in the Advocate-AFT Massachusetts August - September “ The “Right” Education
2014 - In Mass School Professional Psychology Newsletter  “ Independent Assessments or the Emperor’s New Clothes”

Selected Presentations

2014 -2016 - WBZ-Radio  Talk-show guest four times on Morgan White show

Professional Memberships & Affiliations
  • CEC - Council for Exceptional Children
  • NASP - National Association of School Psychologists
  • MASP - Mass Association of Professional Psychology