Sharon Raimondi

Sharon L. Raimondi, Ph.D.

Professor Ketchum Hall 216
Office: (716) 878-5311
Email: raimonsl@buffalostate.edu

About Sharon Raimondi, Professor

Sharon L. Raimondi, Ph.D., who joined the faculty in 1992, received her doctorate from American University. She presently directs the Joint Doctoral Program in Special Education operated by both UB and Buffalo State.

In addition to teaching courses in the doctoral program at UB, she directs a U.S. Department of Education grant designed to increase the number of leaders in the field of special education. Raimondi works with the Buffalo Public Schools on several initiatives all designed to improve the outcomes of students with disabilities or those at risk of failure. She is also interested in helping teachers develop universally designed instruction and implement effective instruction.


EDUCATION
  • PhD Special Education, American University
  • M.S Learning and Behavior Disorders, SUNY Buffalo College
  • B.S Elementary Education and Mental Retardation, SUNY Buffalo College
AWARDS & HONORS
  • LAI (University at Buffalo) Distinguished Faculty Award, 2013
  • LAI (University at Buffalo) Distinguished Faculty Award, 2002
  • NYS Council for Exceptional Children’s Leadership Award, 2002
  • Volunteer of the Year, East Aurora Recreation Department, 2000
  • President’s Excellence in Teaching Award, Buffalo State College, 1999
COURSES OFFERED (AT UB)
  • LAI 534 Teaching the Exceptional Learner, Master’s class
  • LAI 689 Single Subject, Doctoral Seminar
  • LAI 638 Issues in Special Education, Doctoral Seminar
  • LAI 687 Theories of Learning and Behavior, Doctoral Seminar
  • LAI 687 Grant Writing, Doctoral Seminar
  • LAI 630 Appraisal, Doctoral Seminar
  • LAI 631 Curriculum and Instruction, Doctoral Seminar
  • LAI 695 University Teaching, Doctoral Seminar
TEACHING & RESEARCH INTERESTS & EXPERTISE
  • Special Education; Technology
CURRENT COLLABORATIVE SERVICE & INVOLVEMENT
  • Tresurer (2013-present), CEC
  • Reviewer (2013-2014), Educational Research and Review
  • Reviewer (2012), Children and Youth Services
  • Reviewer (2008-present), Leadership and Policy in Schools
  • Reviewer (2007-present), Children and Youth Services
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • Kaczorowski,T.,& Raimondi,S.(2014). eWorkbooks for mathematics: Mapping the independent learning experiences of elementary students with learning disabilities. Journal of Learning Analytics.
  • Chen, S., Huang, S., Zhu, L., Zhu, Y., Hu, W., Tam, B. K. Y., & Raimondi, S. (2012). Effects of paramilitary management and single-gender education on the learning and social growth of university students in marine engineering and navigation programs. Journal of Jimei University (Education), 13(4), 74-78.
  • Kindzierski, C. O'Dell, R., Marable, M., & Raimondi, S. (2012). You tell us: how well are we preparing teachers for a career in classrooms serving children with emotional disabilities? Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, 1-17. DOI:10.1080/13632752.2012.72632
  • Rafferty, L. A., & Raimondi, S. (2009). Self-monitoring of attention versus self-monitoring of performance: Examining the differential effects among students with emotional  disturbance engaged in independent math practice, Journal of Behavioral Education, 18(4), 279-299.
  • Rafferty, L. M. & Raimondi, S. L. (2009). Understanding and preventing runaway behavior: Indicators and strategies for teachers. Beyond Behavior, 18(3), 19-25.
  • Cercone, D., Miller, K., & Raimondi, S. (2008). Building capacity for instructional improvement: Key factors, Exceptional Individuals, 32/33(4/1), 18-21.
  • Marable, M. A. & Raimondi, S. L. (2007). Teachers’ perceptions of what was most (and least) helpful during the first year. Mentoring and Tutoring: Partnership in Learning. 15(1), 25-37
  • Dobey, D. C., Beichner, R. J. & Raimondi, S. L. (1999). Essential of Classroom Teaching: Elementary Science, Instructor’s Manual. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.
  • Dobey, D. C., Beichner, R. J. & Raimondi, S. L. (1999). Essential of Classroom Teaching: Elementary Science, 2nd edition. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.
  • Raimondi, S. L. (1982). Effective communication. In R. C. Talley (Ed.) Administrator’s handbook on integrating America’s mildly handicapped students. Reston, VA: The Council for Exceptional Children