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SPORT STUDIES

The Bachelor of Science degree in sport studies is designed for students interested in careers in wellness and leisure industries, sports management, sports communication, sport sociology, allied health fields, sports psychology, rehabilitation, fitness and coaching.

This non-teaching major also positions graduates for admission to a range of graduate programs supporting practice and research in human performance and the allied health professions.

Study in human movement and exercise will provide sport studies majors with a comprehensive understanding of the physiological and psychosocial foundations of movement in exercise and sport.

The framework of the program offers students a unique movement-based experience. Students choose from among five cognate tracks:

  • Human Development and Learning
  • Sport Sociology
  • Human Movement Sciences
  • Sports Communications
  • Sports Management

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Scraba, Paula J.

Titles/Responsibilities Associate Professor
Academic School
School of Education
Academic Department Physical Education
Contact Information Office Phone: (716) 375-2444
E-mail: pscraba@sbu.edu 
Office Location/Hours Butler Gym, 2D
Courses Taught
  • PHED 101. Foundations of Physical Education
  • PHED 105. Early Childhood Motor Development
  • PHED 203. Physical Education Curriculum
  • PHED 302. Team Sports
  • PHED 303. Elementary School Methods
  • PHED 304. Secondary School Methods
  • PHED 306. Assessment
  • PHED 308C. Theory and Techniques of Coaching
  • PHED 310. Philosophies and Principles of Interscholastic Activities
  • PHED/WS 313. Women and Sports
  • PHED 399. Special Topics: Leadership Through Special Olympics Service, Learning, Leading
  • PHED 413B. Directed Study – Internship
  • PHED 432. Independent Study
  • PHED 490. Physical Education Student Teaching: Elementary
  • PHED 491. Physical Education Student Teaching: Secondary
  • UNIV 101. University 101 Skills for the Good Journey
  • CLAR 101. Intellectual Journey
  • CLAR 207. Catholic Franciscan Heritage
  • CLAR 401. Senior Forum - Special Olympics
  • PSYC 481b. Independent Study in Sport and Exercise Psychology

 

Academic Degrees
  • Ph.D., Special Physical Education, University of Connecticut, 1989
  • Sixth Year Degree, Education Administration, University of Connecticut, 1983
  • M.A., Special Physical Education, University of Connecticut, 1978
  • B.S., Physical Education (minor in Therapeutic Recreation), University of Connecticut, 1976
Other Education
  • M.A., St. Bonaventure University-Franciscan Institute, 2005
  • St. Bonaventure University-Franciscan Institute-Franciscan Studies, theology courses, 1989-present
  • Continuing Education at: Fordham University, St. Louis University-Aquinas Institute, Boston College, University of Missouri-St. Louis, Southern Connecticut State University, University of Rhode Island
Professional Background
Accomplishments

Publications 

  • Scraba, P.J.  (1982). "A guide to involving handicapped students in physical education." Unpublished  manuscript, University of Connecticut, Department of Sport and Leisure Studies, Storrs, CT.
  • Fait, H. & Dunn, J.  (1984). "Special Physical Education." Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders. (Acknowledgements for contributions to the Chapter on Motor Learning).
  • Contributing Editor, (1985-1986) Rhode Island: "Newsletter-New England Chapter," The Association  for Persons with Severe Handicaps.
  • Scraba, P.J. (1985). "Special education classroom perceptual motor programs." Unpublished  manuscript, University of Rhode Island, Physical Education Department, Kingston, RI.
  • Scraba, P.J. (1985, February). Building the ARC, "Rhode Island Association for Health, Physical  Education, Recreation, and Dance Newsletter," p.  4.
  • Scraba, P.J. (1986, January). An adapted aquatics program for persons with disabilities, "Rhode Island  Recreation and Parks Association Newsletter," p.  2. 
  • Scraba, P.J. (1986, Fall). An individualized adapted aquatics program for persons with disabilities, "Able Bodies AAHPERD," pp.2, 8.
  • Scraba, P. J. & Bloomquist, L. E. (1987). "Adapted aquatics program manual." Washington, DC: Clearinghouse on Teacher Education, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.
  • Dunn, J. & Fait, H. (1989). "Special Physical Education," Dubuque, Iowa: Wm. C. Brown Publishers (Acknowledgements for contributions).
  • Co-Editor (1989-1990). Journal for the Rhode Island Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.
  • Contributing Editor (1990-1992). National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) for the PEPIGRAM-Physical Education Public Information newsletter.
  • Contributing Editor (1993-2002). Sharings Newsletter-Franciscan Missionaries of Mary, Monthly Publication.
  • Contributor (2004-Present). Cliff Notes, Briar Cliff University, Sioux City, IA.
  • Scraba, P.J. (2005). "A Collection of Flowers: Tracing the Inspirational Roots for Social Justice Movements of Franciscans Today with the Writings on Francis and Clare." Unpublished  manuscript, St. Bonaventure University, Franciscan Studies, St. Bonaventure, NY.
  • Scraba, P.J. (Web site, January 2007). Justice Education and the Inspirational Roots of the Franciscan Spiritual Tradition. AFCU Journal, Symposium Presentation June, 2006.
  • Scraba, P.J. (2007). Build with Living Stones: “Creating a Campuswide Reflection.” AFCU Journal. 4 (1) 43-44
  • Contributor (2006) (Web site in press). www. St. Bonaventure’s Soul’s Journey into God.com. Testimony accepted August 2006.

Presentations 

  • “Programming in Special Physical Education,” Eastern Connecticut Regional School Districts Curriculum Days, Brooklyn, Conn.,Hebron, Conn. and Willimantic, CT., October 1981.
  • “Adapting to the Environment through Motor Activities,” Connecticut Special Education Exposition, Hartford, CT., October 1982.
  • “Alternative Programs in Special Physical Education,” Connecticut Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Conference, Central Connecticut State university, New Britain, CT., 1983.
  • “Data-Based Adapted Aquatics Programs.” Connecticut Leisure Activities Conference, Connecticut State Department of Mental Retardation, Hebron, CT., 1984.
  • “Adapted Aquatics for Persons with Severe Handicaps,” Spring Conference, Connecticut Special Education Resource Center & Connecticut State Department of Mental Retardation, Hartford, CT., 1984.
  • “Single Subject Research Design and Data-Based Analysis in Adapted Physical Education, PED 530: Research Methods and Designs in Health and Physical Education, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, 1984.
  • “Data-Based Programming in Physical Education.” ESLS 373:  Special Physical Education, Sport and Leisure Studies Department, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT., 1984.
  • Rhode Island Cable TV Show “Able Bodies,” University of Rhode Island Adapted Physical Education Program, Providence, R.I., 1984.
  • “Instructional Concerns in the 80’s,” Conference for the Connecticut Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT., 1984. 
  • “Sign Language Workshop,” Sport and Leisure Studies Department, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT., 1984.
  • “An Individualized Adapted Aquatics Program for Persons with Disabilities,” National Conference, 12th Annual, The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, Boston, MA., 1985.
  • “Update: Adapted Physical Education Programs at the University of Rhode Island,” South County Chapter, Rhode Island Association for Retarded Citizens, 1985.
  • “Adapted Aquatics Workshops,” Sport and Leisure Studies Department, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT., 1985.
  • “Adapted Aquatics,” Northeast Conference on Physical Activities for Persons with Disabilities, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT., 1985.
  • “Data-Based Management of Programs for Persons with Disabilities,” 63rd Annual Convention, Eastern District Association of AAHPERD, Lancaster, Pa., 1986.
  • “Data-Based Aquatics Programs for Persons with Disabilities,” 101st National Convention American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Cincinnati, OH, 1986.
  • “Adapted Physical Education for Persons with Severe Disabilities,” Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT., 1988.
  • “Programming for Student with Severe Disabilities, 65th Annual Convention, Eastern District Association of AAHPERD, Philadelphia, PA., 1988.
  • “The Professional Preparation for Students Working with the Physically Challenged, 65th Annual Convention, Eastern District Association of AAHPERD, Philadelphia, PA., 1988.
  • “Self-modeling for Teaching Swimming to Persons with Physical Disabilities,” New England TASH (The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps) Convention, Hartford, CT., 1989.
  • “PEPI Programs: Fit to Achieve,” Fall Conference, Rhode Island Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Newport, RI, 89.
  • “Update Fit to Achieve Program,” 66th Annual Convention, Eastern District Association of AAHPERD, Lancaster, PA 1990.
  • “Behavior Management Techniques for Students with Severe Disabilities,” EASTCONN, Killingly, CT, 1990
  • “Integrating the Handicapped into Activities,” State Convention-Vermont Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Burlington, VT, 1990.
  • “Leisure Programs for Persons with Disabilities,” Castleton State College, 1991.
  • “PEPI Training Session,” National Convention for the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, San Francisco, CA, 1991.
  • “PEPI in the 1990’s-Share and Idea,” Eastern District Association Convention, Newport, RI, 1991.
  • “Promoting Public Relations in your School Programs,” State Convention-Vermont Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Burlington, VT, 1991.
  • “PEPI Training Session,” National Convention for the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Indianapolis, IN 1992.
  • “Community Awareness for Persons with Disabilities,” Castleton State College, 1992.
  • “Preparation of College Students in Adapted Physical Education and for Teacher Education,” Vermont Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Burlington, VT, 1992.
  • “PEPI-Panel Discussion-Sharing Ideas for National Physical Education and Sport Week,” Eastern District Association Convention, Baltimore, Md., 1992.
  • “Fall River Diocese-Franciscan Missionaries of Mary Evangelization around the World,” Fall River, MA, 1995
  • “Bilingual Session Vocation Promotion Program,” Dighton, MA, 1996.
  • “Behavior Management for Students with Severe Disabilities,” Missouri School for the Blind, St. Louis, MO, 1997.
  • “The New Physical Education,” Lake Shore Catholic Academy Faculty Orientation, 2000.
  • “Alternative Programming for Students,” Lake Shore Catholic Academy Faculty Orientation, 2001.
  • “Activities for Healthy Lifestyle for Our Wisdom Communities,” St. Elizabeth Motherhouse, Franciscan Sisters of Allegany, Allegany, NY, Spring 2003, Summer 2003.
  • “Images For the Wolf of Gubbio Today,” St. Bonaventure University, St. Bonaventure, N.Y., Journey Project, Summer 2004.
  • “Images for the Wolf of Gubbio,” Briar Cliff University, Sioux City, Iowa., Sisters of St. Francis of Dubuque, Fall 2004.
  • “A Collection of Flowers: Tracing the Inspirational Roots for Social Justice Movements of Franciscans Today with the Writings on Francis and Clare,” St. Bonaventure University, St. Bonaventure, NY, Summer 2005.
  • “Franciscan Heritage Series: Build with Living Stones,” Briar Cliff University, Employee Franciscan Heritage Program, Sioux City, IA,January-April, 2006.
  • “Justice Education and the Inspirational Roots of the Franciscan Spiritual Tradition,” St. Bonaventure University, AFCU Symposium, June 2006.
  • “St. Francis and the Wolf of Gubbio: Tracing the Social Justice Movement in the Secular Franciscan Tradition Today!” Omaha, Neb., Chapter of Mats Nebraska SFO Fraternities, August 2006.
  • “Franciscan Heritage Series: Build with Living Stones,” Briar Cliff University, Employee Franciscan Heritage Program Part II, Sioux City, Iowa, October-April, 2006-2007.
  • “Spirituality of Sport through Build with Living Stones,” Oldenburg Academy, Oldenburg, Ind.,  Franciscan Heritage Program August 2007-May 2008.

Grants 

  • 1988: University of Connecticut, $1,000 Research Grant: The Use of Videotaping for Self-Modeling.
  • 1989: University of Connecticut, $1,000 Research Grant: The Use of Videotaping for Self-Modeling.
  • 2005: Briar Cliff University, $600 FDC Funding-Facilitator Training: Build with Living Stones Program.
  • 2006: Briar Cliff University, $1,200 FDC Funding
    • Franciscan Intellectual Tradition Program-St. Bonaventure’s Journey into God. April, 2006, $600.
    • FDC Funding: Honduras Mission Service Trip-Diversity Project comparing Educational Programs, November 2006, $600 
  • 2006: Briar Cliff University, $1,000 Kemper Grant to develop new course: Educational Entrepreneurship.
  • 2007: St. Bonaventure University, $500 Visiting Scholar Grant
  • 2007: St. Bonaventure University, $4,500 Keenan Grant.
Teaching Philosophy

My philosophy is based on the work I have done with persons with disabilities and my Franciscan background. The student is a person and an individual first. I teach to success. I believe every student is capable of learning and accomplishing their educational goal.

My role as an educator is to facilitate that learning with an exchange of information and ideas from the teacher to the student and the student to the teacher. It is through systematic teaching that we are also called to be researchers in our field to enhance student learning through data-based programming. Part of my goal as an educator is to provide students with the skills to be more accountable in their own teaching abilities and classroom management.

In the Franciscan Tradition, I stress a mutual respect for the “other.” We are all “buona gente,” good people with a willingness to collaborate together. It is through our practices and deeds that we instill in our students, the “future educators,” how to be present, to dialogue and to be a witness in order to build “right relationships” with others.

My emphasis is on students believing in themselves, following their dreams, being rooted in the Spirit of life, being open to risk, and walking with courage.

Current Research Interests/Projects
  • 2007: Keenan Grant: Improving perceptions of self-efficacy among student athletes through the Build With Living Stones Spirituality of Sport Program: A Qualitative Assessment.
  • 2007: Brawdy, P., Scraba, P., LeRoy, P., Belcher, D. & Lada, D. (2007). Considering the colonized mind, body and spirit: Teaching in the borderlands of Native America. Symposium submitted to the 2008 AIESEP Congress, Sapporo, Japan.
Other Interests/Community Involvement

Advising 

  • St. Bonaventure University
    • Physical Education Majors: undergraduate program academic advisor
    • Campus Ministries: team chaplain for women’s softball and lacrosse teams, 2007-present 
  • Briar Cliff University
    • Academic Advising: Education Dept. undergraduate program
    • Advisor: Education Majors Club
    • Advisor: BEST BUDDIES Program
    • Mentor: Sister Muriel Ford: Circle of Mentors for Women
    • Mentor-Franciscan Scholarship Recipients
  • St. Bonaventure University
    • University Athletic Director Search Committee
    • Franciscan Institute-Residential Advisor for Graduate Students
    • Physical Education Majors-Undergraduate Program
    • Campus Ministries-Team Chaplain for Women’s Softball and Lacrosse Teams 2003-2004
  • Gadsden Middle School
    • Special Education Program, Advisor for students with Learning Disabilities, 1998-2000
  • Castleton State College
    • Undergraduate and Graduate Students in Physical Education Teacher Certification/Adapted  Physical Education Majors, 1990-1993

 

University/School Committees 

  • St. Bonaventure University, 2007-Present
    • University Development Committee
    • Franciscan Women Committee 
  • Briar Cliff University, 2004-2007
    • United Way Campus Campaign Committee
    • Franciscan University Strategic Plan Committee
    • Residential Life Living Learning Community Council
    • Strategic Plan Committee: Faculty/Student Development Dialogue on Holistic Learning
    • Curriculum Committee
    • 75th Anniversary Committee
    • Coordinator-Education Dept. Diversity Project with Sioux City, West H.S.
    • Campus Ministry Programs
    • Spirit Song Committee
    • Academic Affairs/ Student Development-Subcommittee of Board of Trustees
    • Sister Muriel Ford: Circle of Mentors for Women, Steering Committee
  • St. Bonaventure University, 2002-2004
    • Franciscan Institute-Coordinator Graduate Student Activity Programs Committee
    • Francis Week Committee 2003
    • Journey Project Committee 2003
    • NAGWS-National Recognition Girls and Women’s Sports Day Committee 2003-2004
  • Lake Shore Catholic Academy, 2000-2002
    • Fr. O’Connell Scholarship Dinner Dance Committee
    • Mother’s Day Brunch Committee
    • North Campus Spring Concert Committee
    • Social Studies Committee
    • School Band Programs
    • Athletic Games Official Assistant 
  • Gadsden School District Middle School, 1998-2000
    • IDEA-Special Education District Committee
    • Special Olympic Committee
    • Awards Night Committee
    • Hazard Team Committee
    • School Concerns Committee
  • Missouri School for the Blind, 1996-1998
    • Sports Committee
    • Environment Enhancement Committee
    • Atrium Environment Safety Committee
  • Castleton State College, 1990-1993
    • Curriculum Committee
    • Athletic Council
    • Residential Hall Policy Committee
    • Orientation Committee
  • EASTCONN, 1988-1990
    • Staff Development Committee
    • BEST Committee for Cooperative and Mentor Teacher Program
    • Professional Issues Committee
  • University of Rhode Island, 1984-1987
    • Adapted Physical Education Committee

 

 Membership and Service-Professional Organizations 

  • Association of Franciscan Colleges and Universities (AFCU), 2008 National Symposium Planning Committee 2006-Present
  • Briar Cliff University Athletic Association, 2004-Present
  • St. Bonaventure University Athletic Association, 2003-Present
  • University of Connecticut Alumni Association, Life Member-1981-Present
  • American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Life Member, 1975-present
  • Eastern District Association EDA-PEPI Coordinator- (Physical Education Public Information), 1989-1993
  • AAHPERD-NASPE (National Association of Sport and Physical Education) PEPI (Physical Education Public Information) Committee, 1989-1993.
  • American Camping Association, Life Member, 1974-present
  • Canadian Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Life Member, 1985-present
  • Rhode Island Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Life Member, 1984-present,
  • State Delegate to National Convention, 1989-1990,
  • State Delegate to Eastern District Convention, 1985-1990
  • State PEPI Coordinator, 1986-1990
  • Vice President Elect, 1986-1987
  • Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps-TASH-National and New England Chapter, Life Member, 1984-present
  • Pi Lambda Theta-Professionals in Education, Life Member, 1981-present
  • Basketball Hall of Fame, Life Member, 1979-present
  • International Association of Approved Basketball Officials, Member, 1979-1985
  • Eastern Connecticut Soccer Officials Association, Member, 1981-1985
  • Association for Retarded Citizens ARC: National, Connecticut and Local Member, 1977-1993
  • Executive Board Member-Quinebaug Valley ARC, 1989-1990
  • Representative to Connecticut State ARC Board, 1989-1990
  • The United States Olympic Society, Member, 1975-1993
  • Missouri Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Member, 1996-1998
  • Vermont Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Member, 1990-1993, Vice-President Elect-1991-1993,  PEPI Coordinator-1990-1993
  • Council for National Cooperation in Aquatics, Member, 1987-1993
  • Sibling Information Network-an organization fro those concerned with persons with disabilities and their families, Member, 1984-1993

 

 

Other Professional Service 

  • St. Bonaventure University
    • Franciscan Sisters of Allegany-Canticle Farm Program 2002-Present
    • Franciscan Sisters of Allegany-Clinician for Activities Services 2002-2005
    • Consultant- Franciscan Sisters of Allegany-Associate Program-2007-Present 
  • Briar Cliff University
    • Team Advisor-Briar Cliff University-Honduras Mission Service Trip, November, 2006
    • Diocese of Sioux City Catholic Schools Academic Committee, 2005-Present
    • Student Development/Campus Ministry-Community Service Projects, 2004-Present
    • Co-Advisor- Briar Cliff University Mississippi Service Trip, March, 2005.
    • Briar Cliff University Scholarship Funds, 2004-Present
    • Sisters of St. Francis of Dubuque, IA-Mount St. Francis, Dubuque, IA-Volunteer Assisted
    • Living Program, 2004-2005
    • Siouxland Coalition for Peace and Justice, Sioux City, IA, 2004-Present
    • Sioux City ArtSplash-volunteer, 2006
    • Advisor Team, Briar Cliff University Honduras Mission Service Trip, November, 2006. 
  • Franciscan Missionaries of Mary
    • Pastoral Care-Franciscan Missionaries of Mary-Assisted Living and St. Antoine’s Nursing Center N. Providence, RI and N. Smithfield, RI, 1993-Present
  • Gadsden Middle School, Anthony, NM
    • Assistant Volleyball Coach, 1999
    • Assistant Track and Field Coach, 2000 
  • University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI
    • Coordinator:  Adapted Aquatics Program, 1984-1987
    • Coordinator:  Special Needs Recreational Program, 1984-1987
    • Guest Lecturer, Graduate School Department of Physical Education
    • Research Methods in Special Physical Education
    • Faculty Assistant Supervisor: Alton Jones Camp Project Adventure Weekend for Physical Education Majors 
  • University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
    • University of Connecticut Swim Team, Coaching Assistant, 1975-1976
    • Consultant: Motor Development Clinic, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, 1980-1983 
  • Brooklyn School System, Brooklyn, CT
    • Softball coach/Gymnastics Club and Folk Dance Club, 1976
  • Putnam High School, Putnam, CT
    • Scholarship donor: Sport Leisure and Exercise Science Award 1976-Present

 

State/Regional Service 

  • American Red Cross-New England Region: 
    • Water Safety Instructor: Adapted Aquatics Instructor Trainer, Lifeguard Instructor, Water Safety Instructor, Central Vermont/New Hampshire Valley Red Cross;
    • Castleton State College, Castleton, VT; Instructor: University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI; University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, John N. Dempsey Regional Center, Putnam, CT; EASTCONN, Windham, CT, 1970-1993
  • Connecticut/Rhode Island Special Olympics/Cerebral Palsy:
    • Rhode Island State Special Olympic Games Committee for Developmental Sports, 1985-1992
    • Special Olympics Coach: Swimming, Track and Field, Soccer, Cycling, Volleyball, Adult Games, for John N. Dempsey Regional Center, Putnam, CT, 1978-1995
    • Clinician-Connecticut Special Olympics Aquatics Coaches Training School, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, 1986
    • Ad-Hoc Committee-Policies and Procedures Handbook, Rhode Island State Special Olympics, Johnston, RI, 1986
    • Clinician-Connecticut/Rhode Island Special Olympics Team Sports Camp, Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT, 1986
    • Sport Official-Connecticut Special Olympics State Games, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, 1985
    • Co-Director-Connecticut Special Olympics Coaches Training Clinic, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, 1983
    • Games Committee Windham Special Olympics Swim Meet, 1984-1990
    • Games Committee Northeast Regional Special Olympics Track Meet, 1985-1990
  • Rhode Island Cerebral Palsy State Sports Team-Assistant Coach, 1985-1992
  • John N. Dempsey Regional Center, 1977-1981
    • Camp Quinebaug Future Projects Committee
    • Client Spending Committee
  • State of Connecticut: Connecticut
    • Consortium for Special Physical Education Committee, 1987-1990
    • State Special Physical Education Curriculum Guide Committee, 1987-1990
  • University of Connecticut
    • Coordinator: Data-Based Motor Development Program, 1983-1984
  • University of Connecticut 4-H Extension Programs
    • Windham/Tolland County 4-H Camp Committee, 1988-1990 
  • Connecticut State Department of Mental Retardation, Hartford, CT 
    • Chairperson Recreation Committee, 1980
  • Educational Consultant
    • Siouxland  Area School Districts  Sioux City, IA and S.Sioux, NE-2004-Present
    • Special Physical Education Evaluations, Horace Porter School, Columbia, CT, 1983-1985
    • Special Physical Education Evaluations, Preston Plains School, Preston, CT, 1982-1984
    • Research Projects Career Education Program, Staff Development & Classroom Perceptual-Motor
    • Programs, Brooklyn School System, Brooklyn, CT, 1982-1985
  • Franciscan Consultant
    • Secular Franciscan Order (SFO), St. Clare Fraternity, Omaha Nebraska, 2005-Present

 

National Service 

  • National Cerebral Palsy/ Les Autres Games at Michigan State University Assistant Coach-Rhode Island Cerebral Palsy National Sports Team, Summer 1985
  • Mississippi Service Trip, Okolona MS- Briar Cliff University March 2005

 

International Service 

  • Lumbarqui, Ecuador - Summer volunteer service with Franciscan Missionaries of Mary, 1989-1992
  • Honduras Mission Service Trip-Briar Cliff University, November, 2006.
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