B.S., Ed., Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (2003) - Secondary Education Social Studies
M.A., Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (2009) - Applied History
D.Ed., Indiana University of Pennsylvania (2012) - Curriculum and Instruction
Level Two Pennsylvania Social Studies-Grades 7-12
Foundations of American Education
Teaching of the Social Studies
Technology in Education
Social Studies Education
1. DeSantis, J. (2012). Digital discovery: A model for integrating digital interactives during social studies lessons. Social Studies Research and Practice. 7(2), 130-136.
2. DeSantis, J. (2012). Expanding the argument for equity. [Review of the book The flat world and education: How America's commitment to equity will determine our future by L.D. Hammond]. International Journal of Progressive Education, 8(1), 35-38.
3. DeSantis, J. (2012). Getting the most from your interactive whiteboard investment: Three guiding principles for designing professional development. The Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues, and Ideas, 85(2), 51-55.
DeSantis, J. (2013, March) Building Teacher Technology Self-Efficacy: Sustained, Collaborative, and Scaffolded Professional Development. Presented at the National Association of Teacher Educators Annual Conference: Atlanta, GA.
DeSantis, J., & Freyvogel-DiBunno, C., (2011, April). None of Us is as Smart as All of Us: Collaboration in Pre-Service Teaching Programs. Presented at the National Student Teaching and Supervision Conference, Slippery Rock University: Slippery Rock, PA.
Horizons History Club Advisor
Student Teaching Supervisor
Keystone Examination Parent Feedback Form Review Committee
Social Studies Keystone Tests Review Committee
2012 New England Education Research Organization Conference Proposal Reviewer