Grace May teaches elementary and special education preparation courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. Her current research interests include the predictive value of the edTPA in future teacher success, as well as the need to develop teacher candidate health and safety knowledge related to school shootings. Currently, Dr. May serves as the CEHS liaison to the Cranford School District, working with teachers, clinical interns, and hosting on-site courses. She also serves as the advisor to tracking education majors, supporting them through the entrance process into the full major.
Dr. May has served the university in multiple roles including dean and acting dean of the College of Education and Human Services, Associate Dean for Assessment and Accreditation, NCATE accreditation coordinator for two successful accreditation visits, and program director of the elementary/special education program.
- Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
- M.A., University of Pennsylvania
- B.A., Cedar Crest College
- May,G., Pelc,N., Farrelly,M. & Grove, K. "Expanding Teacher Education in a Landscape of Active Shooter Drills and Hypervigilance: Implications for Recruitment, Sustainability, and Advocacy" AACTE Conference, February 2020, Atlanta, GA.
- May,G., Winter, E., & Grove, K. “Developing future teachers: a complex landscape of variables and outcomes: Entrance criteria, exit criteria & edTPA.” National edTPA Conference, October 2018, San Jose, CA.
- Mirless, D., May, G., & Zekeck, M. (2012). “Bringing the Classroom to Life: Using Virtual Worlds to Develop Pre-service Teaching Skills.” In C. Wankel & P. Bessinger (Eds.), Increasing Student Engagement and Retention Using Immersive Interfaces: Virtual Worlds, Gaming, and Simulation. Cutting Edge Technologies in Higher Education Series (Volume 3). Emerald Press.
- Linda Gupta Ward Teaching Award, Spring 2002
- CEC Program Review, Nationally Recognized Program (2009)