Geraldine Fitzpatrick-Doria, EdD
BS in Elementary Education, Holy Family University
MEd in Reading & Literacy, East Texas State University
MS in Educational Leadership, Gwynedd Mercy University
Superintendent’s Letter of Eligibility, Saint Joseph University
EdD in Educational Leadership & Administration, Capella University
EDEC 203: Developing Language & Literacy
EDEC 205: Theory & Practice Educational Psychology
EDEC 310: Language Arts Theory & Instruction
EDEC 311: Theory & Practicum
EDUN 320: Classroom Management
EDUN 412: Student Teaching
EDUC 543: Teaching Science/Social Studies Methods
EDUC 505: Research and Evaluation in Education
EDUC 580: Theories in Educational Leadership
EDUC 582: Supervision & Performance Evaluation
EDUC 583: The Principalship
EDUC 584: Practicum
EDUC 589: Seminar in School Leadership
EDUC 620: Seminar in Curriculum Development
Fitzpatrick-Doria, G & McNellis, J. (2020, February): Flipped Classrooms: A Cross-cultural Examination of Effectiveness and Issues. Poster Presentation at 4th Annual Conference on Academic Research in Education (CARE), Las Vegas, NV
Fitzpatrick-Doria, G. (2020, January): Light Your Inner Candle. Symposium presented at Holy Family University Student Leadership Conference Bloom Your Own Way, Philadelphia, PA
Broderick, D., Danilchik, A., Dickerson, K., Fitzpatrick-Doria, G., & Savoy, E. (2019, November) Inquiries into Identity and Practice: Educator Growth through Transformation Action Research. Symposium presented at National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) 2019 Annual Convention, Baltimore, MD.
Fitzpatrick-Doria, G & McNellis, J. (2020, October): Flipped Classrooms: Building a Community of Learners . Teacher Educator Assembly Conference 49TH Annual Conference (PAC-TE) Virtual.
Dr. Geraldine Fitzpatrick-Doria brings more than 30 years of instructional and leadership experience to this work of educating students and supporting communities. She has passionately worked for The Dallas Independent School District, Saint Peter Independent School, The School District of Philadelphia, The Lower Merion School District and the School District of Cheltenham Township. During her career, Dr. Fitzpatrick-Doria has served in a variety of educational and administrative capacities, including elementary and middle school teacher, academic coach, elementary school administrator, staff development specialist, and director of instruction. She is also a Learning Forward Academy Graduate. As a Staff Development Specialist, she collaborated with a team of 6 specialists to support over 250 Philadelphia schools.
As an educational leader, Dr. Fitzpatrick-Doria’s primary responsibilities included: curriculum coordination and implementation, program development in support of student learning, and adult learning opportunities strategically aligned to instructional practices and student achievement.
Currently Dr. Fitzpatrick-Doria is an Assistant Professor here at Holy Family University teaching undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students. She is passionate in her work supporting Holy Family University's ASPIRING EDUCATORS and the Future Teachers of Philadelphia Project. Dr. Fitzpatrick-Doria's research focuses on Self-Care Strategies for Educators, Cultural Competency and Student Engagement. Dr. Doria is a lifelong learner and she is committed to the work of supporting the students, families and community she serves.