Adjunct Assistant Professor
Professor Marie Gironda is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Masters of Arts in Teaching program at the USC Rossier School of Education. She has been working in the field of education since 1972, particularly with the Newark Public Schools District in Newark, New Jersey. She has taught secondary classes, Grades 7-12, in English and American Literature, from remedial through Advanced Placement; Latin I and II; Creative Writing; SAT Preparation; Introduction to Teaching and Methods of Teaching. She also coordinated a Future Educators Program at University High School in Newark, NJ, for 15 years, which is affiliated with the National Future Educators Association, and coached Lincoln-Douglas Debate Teams. She currently teaches Guided Practice A and B for the USC Rossier School of Education as a Part Time Lecturer, and also serves as a research consultant for Dr. John Pascarella, Director of Fieldwork at USC. Her Bachelors and Masters Degrees in English Literature were both earned at Rutgers University, in Newark, New Jersey, and she is a Doctor of Letters Candidate at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey.