Spring on the York College campus

FACULTY

Nicole Hesson, Ed.D.

Education

  • B.S. Davidson College (2004) – Biology
  • M.A.T. Johns Hopkins University (2007) – Secondary Science
  • Ed.D. Temple University (expected 2015) – Educational Administration

Credentials

  • Pennsylvania Instructional I Certificate, Biology 7-12
  • Maryland Professional Eligibility Certificate, Biology 7-12

Courses

  • Education in Today’s Society
  • Teaching of Secondary Science
  • Teaching of Elementary Mathematics
  • Curriculum Development

Research Interests

  • Novice teachers
  • Middle school teacher education
  • Urban teacher education

Honors

  • Maitland P. Simmons Memorial Award for New Teachers, National Science Teachers Association (2007)

Recent Presentations

  • Hesson, N. (2013, April). Urban students creating media. Presented at the National Science Teachers Association National Conference: San Antonio, TX.
  • Hesson, N. (2012, November). Engaging Students in Creating Their Own Media. Presented at the National Science Teachers Association Area Conference: Atlanta, GA.
  • Hesson, N. (2012, October). The Science of Seat Belts. Presented at the National Science Teachers Association Area Conference: Louisville, KY.
  • Hesson, N. (2012, May). Integrating STEM with Media Literacy. Presented at the National Science Teachers Association STEM Conference and Expo: Atlantic City, NJ.

Service

  • Submission Reviewer, MLER SIG and Division K, American Education Research Association
  • Manuscript Reviewer, Science Scope, National Science Teachers Association
  • Essay Competition Judge, Future Educators Association
  • Proposal Reviewer, Association of Teacher Educators