Project Director, Autism Spectrum Annotation
Supervised Fieldwork Advisor; Course Instructor
Some of the Values that Shape My Work
Work with Families, Children, Schools, and Communities
Recent Professional Contributions
Autism 3-hour training for Bright Smile Early Childhood Center, Brooklyn, New York. Bank Street training contracted by NYC DOE, Children First Initiative, Early Childhood Assessment in Mathematics.
Fieldwork advisement to current students in dual certification childhood and middle childhood program. Project Director, Autism Spectrum Annotation, sponsored by an OSEPS grant. Serve on advisory board for Project Rise. Serve on Advisory Board for Project SEND.
Co-Chair of Advisement Board for Autism Annotation. Faculty member on Lincoln Center Institute planning. Faculty member selected for Network Team Institute Training, NYSED, Race to the Top. Leadership faculty member on UCEA FIPSE grant, preparing leaders to support diverse learners. Instructor for LEAD 871, 872. Instructor for Autism Annotation Practicum supporting EDUC 813, 814.
- Ed.D., Educational Administration, Teachers College, Columbia University
- M.Ed., Developmental Psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University
- M.A., Developmental Psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University
- B.A., Psychology, Northeastern University
- Cognitive Modifiability Professional Certification, Yeshiva University, New York, New York
- Consultation Skills Professional Certification, Institute for Educational Leadership, Washington, D.C.
Selected Publications and Presentations
Singer, M., & Romero, O. (2012). Strengthening professional ability of educators with a focus in autism/ASD: Outcomes for the field. Young Adult Institute Network, Annual International Conference on Development and Learning Disabilities.
Singer, M., & Romero, O. (2012). Autism spectrum disorder: From the child’s perspective. Council for Exceptional Children, Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.
Thornburg, D., Marcellino, P., Eichenholtz, S., Singer, M., & Sirus, K. (2009). Symposium: Action research within an educational leadership program: Studies in partnership, authenticity, and resistance. The University Council for Educational Administration, UCEA Convention, Anaheim, CA.
Singer, M., & Newman, D. (2009). Use of instructional materials in novel ways: A creative opportunity for students on the spectrum. Educational Update, Special Education Conference.
Newman, D., & Singer, M. (2008). Using a classroom-based coaching model to foster differentiated instruction. CEC Today. Retrieved June 4, 2011 from http://www.cec.sped.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=CEC_Today1&TEMPLATE=/CM/ContentDisplay.cfm&CONTENTID=11464
Hummel-Rossi, B. & Singer, M. (2001). A model for researcher-teacher collaboration. In R. M. Hasburg (Ed.), Annuals of the joint meeting of the association for the advancement of educational research and the national academy for education research 1989-1999, (pp. 185-190). Lanham, MD: Univeristy Press of America.
Singer, M., & Foley-McInerney, M. (1989). The equalizer - Technology for the low incidence child. The FORUM, 12(1), 18-20.