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Kristen Bonanno-Sotiropoulos, MS

Coordinator of Graduate Programs in Special Education & Assistant Professor

MS, Bay Path University; BA, Bay Path University

Currently, Kristen Bonanno-Sotiropoulos is a doctoral candidate preparing to defend her dissertation in March 2018, focusing on the benefits of evidence-based instructional strategies for student with disabilities. In addition, she has published several books, book chapters and articles on various special education topics. Kristen brings to Bay Path over 10 years of special education teaching and administrative experience before moving on to working in higher education. Below is a list of her publications.

Publications

Books
Young, N., Noonan, B., and Bonanno-Sotiropoulos, K. (2018). Wrestling with writing: Instructional strategies for struggling students. Rowman and Littlefield Publications. Lanham, MD.
Young, N., Bonanno-Sotiropoulos, K., and Citero, T. (2018). Paving the pathway for educational success: Effective classroom strategies for students with learning disabilities. Rowman and Littlefield Publications. Lanham, MD.
Young, N., Bonanno-Sotiropoulos, K., and Smolinski, J. (2018). Making the grade: Promoting positive outcomes for students with learning disabilities. Rowman and Littlefield Publications. Lanham, MD.
Young, N., Bonanno-Sotiropoulos, K., and Smolinski, J. (2018). Achieving results: Maximizing positive outcomes for students with learning disabilities. Rowman and Littlefield Publications. Lanham, MD.
Young, N., Bonanno-Sotiropoulos, K., and Smolinski, J. (2018). Guardians of the next generation: Igniting the passion for quality teaching. Rowman and Littlefield Publications. Lanham, MD.
Book Chapters
Young, N. and Bonanno-Sotiropoulos, K. (2018). Finding a college that fits: Features of campuses that are friendly to students with learning disabilities. In Young, N., Michael, C., and Citero, T. To campus with confidence; Supporting the successful transition to college for students with learning disabilities. Atwood Press. Madison, WI.
Young, N., and Bonanno-Sotiropoulos, K. (2018). Designing successful reading comprehension programs: Promising instructional strategies and practices. In Young, N., Michael, C., and Citero, T. From floundering to fluent: Reaching and teaching struggling readers. Rowman and Littlefield Publications. Lanham, MD.
Morgan, P., Young, C., Fuchs, D., and Bonanno-Sotiropoulos, K. (2018). Using peer-assisted strategies to reverse Matthew Effects in reading. In Young, N., Michael, C., and Citero, T. From floundering to fluent: Reaching and teaching struggling readers. Rowman and Littlefield Publications. Lanham, MD.
Young, N., and Bonanno-Sotiropoulos, K. (2018). Learning disabilities and anxiety: Understanding the common occurrence. In Young, N., Michael, C., and Citero, T. Emotions and education: Promoting positive mental health in students with learning disabilities. Vernon Press. Wilmington, DE.
Young, N., and Bonanno-Sotiropoulos, K. (2018). Administrative factors critical to developing and supporting highly effective teachers. In Young, N., Jean, E., and Citero, T. From head to heart: High quality teaching practices in the spotlight. Vernon Press. Wilmington, DE.
Young, N., and Bonanno-Sotiropoulos, K. (2018). Best teaching practices to support highly effective teaching. In Young, N., Jean, E., and Citero, T. The contemporary classroom: promoting teacher effectiveness for the 21st century. Vernon Press. Wilmington, DE.
Young, N., and Bonanno-Sotiropoulos, K. (2018). The importance of peer relationships: Nurturing and maintaining peer support systems into young adult hood. In Young, N., Michael, C., and Citero, T. The turbulent times: Confronting challenges in emerging adulthood. Atwood Press. Madison, WI.
Articles
Young, N., and Bonanno-Sotiropoulos, K. (2018). Open educational resources: Supporting student learning. School Business Affairs. Association of School Business Officials International. Vol. 83. No. 11.
Bonanno-Sotiropoulos, K. (2017). Students with disabilities in postsecondary institutions: What higher education should be doing to support them. National Association of Special Education Teachers, January 2017 issue.
Bonanno-Sotiropoulos, K. (2016). Cooperative teaching to benefit all learners: What can educational leaders do to ensure success? National Association of Special Education Teachers. October 2016 issue.
Presentations
Bonanno-Sotiropoulos, K. (2017). Project-based learning with technology and through the principles of universal design for learning. New England Educational Research Organization (NEERO).
Bonanno-Sotiropoulos, K. (2017). Teacher retention: A comparison of public and charter schools” Symposium Chair, New England Educational Research Organization (NEERO)
Bonanno-Sotiropoulos, K. (2016). Incorporating the principles of universal design for learning into your teaching. Faculty Institute- Springfield College.