Shawn Vecellio, PhD (he/him)
Lecturer, Teacher Education
Shawn Vecellio, PhD, is an itinerant lecturer in teacher education programs throughout Silicon Valley. In his 20 years as a faculty member, he has taught a range of credential and master’s courses such as sociology, cultural diversity, social justice, assessment, and educational / action research. As a facilitator with the Center for Courage & Renewal, his research focuses on the effective use of facilitation strategies in classroom teaching. Shawn continues to enjoy the challenge of co-creating a courageous space – whether face-to-face or online – where students are invited to bring their real selves and whole lives into the learning community.
- Ph.D., Social Foundations of Education, State University of New York at Buffalo
- M.S., General Education, Elmira College
- B.S., Mathematics Education, Elmira College
- Vecellio, S. (2018, September 4). The Appreciative Close: A Strategy for Creating a Classroom Community. The Teaching Professor. https://www.teachingprofessor.com/topics/classroom-climate/building-relationships/the-appreciative-close-a-strategy-for-creating-a-classroom-community
- Vecellio, S. (2018, October 19). Listening and the Limits of Empathy: Using Clearness Committees to Address Teacher Candidates’ Critical Incidents. Presented at the California Council on Teacher Education conference, San Diego, CA.
- Vecellio, S. (2016, March 21). Retention is in the Details: How Mentors, Support, and Relationships Help Retain Beginning Teachers. Presented at the California Council on Teacher Education conference, San Jose, CA.