READING PROGRAM/ORTON GILLINGHAM
Chancellor Academy has been at the forefront of offering the very best in services in relation to reading and curriculum development. Where many programs fall short in addressing Dyslexia, which is prominent in the learning-disabled child population, Chancellor Academy is able to tackle the issues that the learning-disabled and Dyslexic child encounter under the guidance of Dr. Petrozzino.
This program has been a vital tool in ameliorating our students' academic and behavioral issues.
Dr. Petrozzino is a Learning Consultant and Educational Therapist in private practice and specializes in Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, ADHD, and other learning-related issues.
Dr. Petrozzino received a B.A. degree in Elementary Education and an M.Ed. in Special Education in Learning Disabilities. She holds a Ph.D. in Educational Administration and Supervision from Fordham University where she won the Phi Delta Kappa “Best Dissertation of the Year” Award. Her doctoral dissertation has also been published.
Dr. Petrozzino has a wide range of educational experience in both general and special education. She is a Special Education School Administrator for Curriculum and Instruction and has held various positions in both private and public schools. Dr. Petrozzino has been a Director of Special Services, Principal, Assistant Superintendent of Schools, Assistant Executive Regional Director for Special Education, Child Study Team Member, Special and Regular Education Teacher, and College Professor.
Doctor Jane's Bio
Dr. Petrozzino is considered one of 25 experts in the country in the field of Dyslexia and Learning Disabilities. She was selected to represent the United States as a member of a world team to meet with counterparts in Russia, Ukraine, China, and South Africa to exchange technical information. She also served as a Panelist/Consultant to the U.S. Department of Education, Research Branch, Washington, D.C. Dr. Petrozzino has also been selected by the New Jersey Department of Education to be an evaluator for the Model Lesson Awards (Race to the Top).
Dr. Petrozzino is a national speaker and has provided Professional Development workshops for teachers and administrators in both private and public schools in current trends and best practices in the education of students with Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, and ADHD. Dr. Petrozzino has appeared on national television (CNN) and radio.
Dr. Petrozzino is currently providing state-wide Professional Development Training on Dyslexia for educators to fulfill their two-hour requirement mandated by the recent New Jersey law. Dr. Petrozzino is also presenting these trainings to thousands of educators in New Jersey school districts, at the Bergen County Special Education Expo, and for the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association/Foundation for Educational Administration (NJPSA/FEA). She also presented this training at the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Spring Conference.