Chatham University

Master of Arts in Teaching Faculty and Staff

Ronald Lombard Ed. D

rlombard@chatham.edu
Assistant Professor

Hometown : Perryopolis, PA
Joined Chatham : 2000

Academic Areas of Interest

teaching of social studies in the schools, Integratio of technology into the classroom environment

Personal Areas of Interest

Scuba Diving, Reading, Community Service (Borough Council 34 years), Travel

Biography

Dr. Ron Lombard, Assistant Professor of Education, earned his BS degree in secondary education with a major in the social studies from California University of PA 1969, MA degree in History California University 1972, M.Ed in secondary administration California University 1979, Ed.D in educational leadership Nova University 1987, post graduate work West Virginia University for superintendency certification 1988 -89. He has thirty years of educational experience in the public schools as a secondary classroom teacher, building principal, district assistant superintendent, and administrative certification at the elementary and secondary levels. He worked as a participant in New American Schools national group with CoNect Schools – dealing with integration of technology into the classroom environment, researched and created curricular materials for online work for Bell & Howell – in creation of online American history text / presented by Big Chalk, and created online continuing education courses dealing with integration of technology into classroom. He has presented a number of papers at international education/technology Conferences. He jas also created materials and conducted research dealing with aspects of assessment and the classroom teacher for administrators and teachers in Intermediate Unit One. At present Dr. Lombard is working with a group of international educators in the editing and publication of a text dealing with aspects of the integration of technology into programs for pre-service teachers. Dr. Lombard has been an Assistant Professor of Education for Chatham College since 2000. His has served as an instructor at both graduate and undergraduate levels and served as a student adviser for both levels. During his tenure at Chatham he has been involved in the development of online courses for the Education Department and Continuing Education.

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