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Contact Information

Academic School

School of Social and Behavioral Sciences


Dyson 351



(845) 575-3000 ext. 2617

Dr. Wendy Gladstone-Brown

Assistant Professor of Teacher Education


Wendy Gladstone-Brown began her teaching career at Rush-Henrietta Central School District in Rush, New York. She worked as an Assistant Principal and Principal for the Webster Central School District, where she earned her permanent certification as a School District Administrator and School Administrator and Supervisor. She joined the faculty of Marist College in 2013 and coordinates the Early Childhood Education program. Dr. Gladstone-Brown received her BA in Drama from Potsdam State, MS in Elementary Education at Nazareth College of Rochester, CAS in Educational Administration at SUNY Brockport, and Ed.D. at St. John Fisher College as a member of the first cohort in Executive Leadership.  Her research interests include: Early Childhood Education, Co-teaching and Collaboration in Inclusive Classrooms, Professional Development Schools, and Mindfulness in Schools.


EdD, Executive Leadership, St. John Fisher College, 2008
CAS, Educational Administration, SUNY College at Brockport, 1998
MS, Elementary Education, Nazareth College of Rochester, 1988
BA, Drama, SUNY Potsdam, 1982

Elementary Education, N-6, NYS permanent certification
School District Administrator, NYS permanent certification
School Administrator/Supervisor, NYS permanent certification

Research Interests / Areas of Focus

My research interests include Early Childhood Education, Co-teaching in Inclusive Classrooms, Professional Development Schools, Collaboration and Co-teaching in Higher Education, Mindfulness Training, Literacy and Arts in Education.

Selected Publications

Gladstone-Brown, W. Staging co-teaching: An investigation of college faculty leading a course on collaboration for inclusion. Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 17(1) (2018, Spring)

Trela, K., Gladstone-Brown, W., Merritt, N., & Raftis, L. Increasing Use of Research-Based Practices: Action Research Report on a College-School Partnership to Support Instruction Aligned to Middle School Common Core Math Standards for Students with Significant Disabilities. Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals, 13(2). (2018, Spring)

Rinke, C., Kinlaw, R., Gladstone-Brown, W. & Cappiello, J. Characterizing STEM Teacher Education: Affordances and Constraints of Explicit STEM Preparation for Elementary Teachers. School Science and Mathematics, 116(6) 300-309 (2016, October)

Ikpeze, C., Broikou, K., Hildenbrand, S. & Gladstone-Brown, W. PDS Collaboration as Third Space: An analysis of the quality of learning experiences in a PDS partnership. Studying Teacher Education, 8(3) 275-278 (2012, November)

Cianca, M., Gladstone-Brown, W. & Wischnowski, M. Practices that work for students with special needs: Building parent partnerships at the pre-service level. SAANYS Journal, 38(3) 17-20 (2009, Fall)

Brown, C., Cianca, M., Gladstone-Brown, W., Wischnowski, M., & Yingling, J. Planting the seeds of partnership. Exceptional Parent, 39(3) 28-29 (2009, March)

Selected Presentations

Gladstone-Brown, W. (2017, November 10). Council for Exceptional Children, Teacher Education Division(TED). Bridging the Early Childhood Gap: Providing a Continuum of Teacher Preparation from Birth to Grade 6 , Savannah, GA

Rinke, C., Gladstone-Brown, W., Kinlaw, R., Cappiello, J. (2016, April 8). Reimagining STEM Teacher Preparation: Outcomes from a Novel STEM Block for Pre-Service Elementary Teachers, 2016 AERA Annual Meeting. Washington, DC

Gladstone-Brown, W., Trela, K. (2015, November 14). NYS Council for Exceptional Children. Aligning Literacy and Math to State Standards for Students with Significant Disabilities, Saratoga, NY

Gladstone-Brown, W. (2015, November 2). Young Child Expo and Conference. In The Limelight: Staging Reader's Theatre to Develop Reading Fluency, Spokane, WA

Gladstone-Brown, W. (2015, April 10). National Council for Exceptional Children. Staging Reader's Theatre to Develop Reading Fluency, San Diego, CA

Gladstone-Brown, W. (2014, November 7). Council for Exceptional Children, Teacher Education Division (TED). In The Limelight: Staging Reader's Theatre to Develop Reading Fluency, Indianapolis, IN

Gladstone-Brown, W. (2014, April 1). Association of New York State Educators of Emotionally Disturbed (ANYSEED) Conference. Engaging Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities Using Reader's Theatre, Mount St. Mary's College, Newburgh, NY

Awards and Honors

Recipient of the Lou Buttino Faculty Staff Award, Teddi Dance For Love, 2011

“Oxford Roundtable on the Superintendency and the Principalship,” Oxford, England, July 2003

Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 2000                                                        

Educator of Excellence, New York State English Council, May 1999