Kathleen Sciarappa

Kathleen SciarappaKathleen Sciarappa
Graduate Teaching Lecturer, Educational Leadership
Phone: (603) 533-7412(603) 533-7412
E-mail: k_sciarappa@plymouth.edu


Profile

Kathleen Sciarappa has 26 years of experience as an elementary and middle school principal in New Hampshire. She taught grades 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 in Ohio and New Hampshire while researching curriculum and instruction as well as pursuing her interest in educational leadership, especially with aspiring, new, and practicing school leaders. Currently active as a mentor and educational consultant, Sciarappa coordinates a statewide mentor program for school leaders in New Hampshire and facilitates professional networks for experienced school leaders. She coaches principals across the country; provides mentor training at the state and national level; supervises graduate students; and consults with school districts on mentoring, coaching, professional learning communities, school culture, leadership, curriculum development, and workplace bullying. Sciarappa has been a guest speaker at numerous professional gatherings throughout the nation.


Degrees and Education
  • EdD, Nova Southeastern University, 2008
  • CAGS, Plymouth State University, 2004
  • MEd, Northeastern University, 1978
  • BS, Ohio State University, 1972

Research Interests
  • Aspiring, new, and practicing principals
  • Leadership challenges
  • Professional development
  • Culture

Awards and Distinctions
  • The Northeast Region of the Alliance for Community Media Award Best School/Educational program in New England and New York, 2005
  • Principal of the Year Award, Junior Achievement Business Organization, 2001
  • Outstanding Woman of New Hampshire, New Hampshire Union Leader, 1984

Associations, Boards, and Committees
  • Faculty: National Association of Elementary School Principals
  • International Mentoring Association
  • Nationally Certified Mentor and Coach for the Principal Advisory Leadership Services (PALS) Program
  • National School Leaders Network: New Hampshire Network Facilitator
  • New Hampshire Association of School Principals School Leaders Mentor Coordinator
  • Principal Magazine, contributing writer
  • New England Coalition of Educational Leaders, NH President
  • Mirror Lake Protective Association: Education Chair and Executive Board member
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