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    Professor Selected to National Academy

    Julie A. Cerrito, Ph.D., associate professor and director of the School Counseling Program at The University of Scranton, was one of just eleven counselor educators nationwide to be selected to participate in the Counselor Educator Academy. She also received the University’s Faculty Senate Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award for 2020.
    August 14, 2020

    Julie A. Cerrito, Ph.D., associate professor and director of the School Counseling Program at The University of Scranton, was one of just eleven counselor educators nationwide to be selected to participate in the Counselor Educator Academy held at the National Career Development Association Global Conference in Houston, Texas. Dr. Cerrito also received the University’s Faculty Senate Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award for 2020, which recognizes a faculty member at Scranton who demonstrates dedication to teaching graduate students in a manner that creates an encouraging and intellectually stimulating environment that promotes critical thinking and learning.

    Dr. Cerrito was selected to the Counselor Educator Academy based on her role as a professor of career counseling graduate courses to focus on the growth and development of the intersection of counselor education and career counseling.

    The purpose of the Academy is to support those counselor educators who work teaching future counselors about their role in career counseling. The goal of the Academy is to provide information, experiences, and tools that counselor educators can use in their work to enhance the practice of teaching career counseling across the profession. This Academy aims to facilitate determining best practices in the field of career counselor education and to provide leadership/research opportunities to academics.

    As part of the 2019-20 Counselor Educator Academy cohort, Dr. Cerrito has been working with a group of fellow counselor educators on a year-long research and development project focused on the intersections of career counseling and counselor education. The cohort will then present their findings and recommendations at the 2021 National Career Development Global Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.

    Dr. Cerrito is a National Certified Counselor and a National Certified School Counselor.

    Dr. Cerrito joined the faculty at the University in 2013. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Bloomsburg University, her master’s degree from The University of Scranton and her Ph.D. from The Pennsylvania State University.

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