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Alice E. Christie

Alice E. Christie

Contact Information:
Mitchell Hall 300H

Professor of Education; Director, Graduate Education, School of Education


Ph.D., Kent State University, 1982, Curriculum and Instruction,    Early Childhood Education
M.A., University of Akron, 1974, Special Education
B.A., Ursuline College, 1969, Art Education


1999-present, Faculty, Education Department, Malone University
2009-present, Director of the Graduate Program in Education, Malone University
1980-1998, Faculty,  Department of Counseling and Special Education, The University of Akron
1979-1980,  Primary SLD Teacher, Akron Public Schools
1973-1976, Preschool SLD Teacher, Akron Public Schools
1971-1972, Teacher, United Cerebral Palsy of Akron
1969-1970, Art Teacher, East Cleveland Public Schools

Recent Scholarly Work

Malone College Teacher Education Assessment System, Ohio Association of Private College of Teacher Education, Columbus, Ohio, October 2005

Development of Young Children with Disabilities, 3 part workshop, Stark County Educational Service Center, March-April, 2004

Math and Science Partnership Grant, funded by the National Science Foundation, in cooperation with the Stark County Educational Service Center; provided support for up to 50 teachers to receive their master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction, 2004 - 2006. (grant author)

Palm Pilot Technology Grant, 2004 (grant participant)

Prepublication reviewer: Turnbull, A., Turnbull, R., & Wehmeyer, M.L. (2010). Exceptional lives: Special education in today's schools. (6th ed.) Columbus, OH: Merrill.

Teaching Assignments

Courses Taught at the Undergraduate Level:
SPED 243 Inclusion and the Schools
SPED 352 Management Strategies in Special Education
SPED 405 Evaluation Strategies for Special Learners
SPED 441 Communication and Collaboration in Special Education

Courses Taught at the Graduate Level:
SPED 543 Exceptional Children and Youth
SPED 625 Communication and Collaborative Partnerships in Special Education
SPED 630 Practicum in Special Education
EDUC 696 Graduate Research Project

With more than 40 years experience as an educator I believe I bring a wealth of experience to my teaching. I have been an active member of my professional organization, the Council for Exceptional Children, for 38 years. I live in a historic home in Akron, Ohio where I am active in organizations that promote historic preservation.