Maria Manno

Maria Manno
Maria Manno
Assistant Professor,

Meet Maria Manno

Has held faculty and administrative leadership positions at 6 elementary and middle schools, with a focus on Exceptional Student Education. Professional career and research has focused particularly on teaching students with autism and inclusive classroom experiences.

Educating future educators with passion and personal connection.

“I love teaching because it allows me the opportunity to be a life-long learner while also sharing my experiences and knowledge with others.”

  • Master’s in Educational Leadership (all levels) from the University of South Florida
  • Bachelor’s in Elementary Education (K-6) from the University of South Florida
  • Exceptional Student Education Endorsement from the Florida Department of Education
  • English Speakers of Other Languages Endorsement from the University of South Florida
  • Associate’s in Arts (Education) from Polk State College
  • Associate’s in Science (Pre-Medical) from Broward Community College
  • February 2020: Writing strategies for struggling students
  • January 2020: Student Achievement Objectives (teacher evaluations)
  • December 2019: Reading strategies for struggling students
  • August 2019 & 2018: Title 1 procedures and documentation
  • September 2019 & 2018: Title 1 funding and parent engagement activities
  • August 2017: Introduction to Accelerated Reader
  • October 2016: Classroom management strategies
  • September 2016: Positive Behavior Interventions Support implementation
  • April 2016: Learning Focused Solutions implementation
  • May 2013: Exceptional Student Education training
  • Exceptional students specifically students with autism
  • Teaching inclusion using differentiated teaching methods
  • Interventions for struggling students
  • Classroom management

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