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Lecturer, Education

Pictured is Ronald Dufalla, Ph.D., instructor of education at Point Park University. | Photo by John AltdorferContact Information

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, Social Studies Education, Edinboro State College
  • Master of Science, Secondary Education, Duquesne University
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Educational Administration, University of Pittsburgh

Certifications

  • Pennsylvania Letter of Eligibility, Superintendent
  • Pennsylvania Letter of Eligibility, Assistant Superintendent
  • Pennsylvania Administrative II
  • Pennsylvania Instructional II, Social Studies

Courses Taught

  • Human Behavior and Classroom Management
  • The Principalship
  • Applied Research Practicum in School Administration I and II
  • Instructional Methods for Secondary Teachers
  • Instructional Methods
  • Teaching in the Secondary School
  • Superintendent Letter of Eligibility Practicum
  • The Art and Science of Visionary Leadership

Background

Ronald Dufalla, Ph.D., is an instructor of education at Point Park University and circuit rider for Pennsylvania Schools and The Campaign for Fair Education Funding. Prior to becoming a full-time faculty member at Point Park, Dufalla was superintendent of schools for Brentwood Borough School District. Before that, he served as a principal, assistant principal and social studies teacher for the Brentwood Borough School District and social studies teacher for Fox Chapel High School. Dufalla has won numerous awards in education and is a member of many professional education organizations.

Curriculum Vitae

Honors and Awards

  • Friend of Education Award, Brentwood Education Association/Western Region PSEA, 2014
  • Mayoral Proclamation, Borough of Brentwood, 2014
  • Trustee Emeritus, Brentwood High School Hall of Fame, 2014
  • Induction into Elizabeth Forward High School Hall of Fame, 2010
  • Joseph Mamana Meritorious Service Award, Pennsylvania Association of Secondary School Principals, 2002
  • Who's Who in American Education, 1988-89
  • Teacher Award for Junior Achievement Project Business, 1978-80

Current Professional Memberships

  • Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League
  • American Association of School Administration
  • Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators
  • Pennsylvania Principals Association
  • National Association of Secondary School Principals
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • Pennsylvania Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • Phi Delta Kappa International, University of Pittsburgh-Three Rivers Chapter
  • University of Pittsburgh Alumni Association
  • Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Alumni Association