Dr. Maria Manno

Dr. Maria Manno
Dr. Maria Manno
Assistant Professor,

Meet Dr. Maria Manno

This is my sixteenth year in education. I have experience in all educational levels: elementary, middle, and high school.

Working well with a diverse population of children and truly loving my job. I also mentor beginning teachers to help them be successful in both curriculum and classroom management.

WHEN NOT IN THE CLASSROOM, CAN OFTEN BE FOUND: At my son’s marching band competitions or out on the boat.

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

Examples of classes taught by Dr. Maria Manno:

ED300- Introduction to Education
ED305- Introduction to Exceptional Children
ED308- Perspectives in Education
ED310W- Educational Development and Psychology
FYE- First Year Experience

Doctorate in Education (Ed.D)- Florida Southern College
Masters in Educational Leadership- University of South Florida
Bachelors in Elementary Education- University of South Florida

• August 2023: Shapes that Build Positive Relationships with Students (Gaston County Schools Teaching and Learning Conference)
• March 2023: Building Positive Relationships with Exceptional Students (NCMLE- North Carolina Middle Level Educators Association conference)
• February 2023: A Phenomenological Study of Third Grade Teachers of Students with Autism in an Inclusive Classroom (NCARE- North Carolina Association for Research in Education conference) – paper presentation
• September 2022: Creating a Virtual Steam Night (NCACTE- North Carolina Association of Colleges for Teacher Educators Conference)

Anything education related. I have my license in K-6 all subject areas and K-12 administration. My passion is working with children with exceptionalities, at Title 1 public institutions and with high at-risk students. This is where I believe I can make the most impact in education.

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