Professional Bio


  • Master of Arts, English, Slippery Rock University
  • Bachelor of Science, Secondary English, Edinboro University

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Regis University, Assistant Professor, Education
  • Regis University, Education Undergraduate Licensure Chair, 2005-2011
  • Post Master’s degree work at Slippery Rock University, Colorado State University, and Regis University
  • English Teacher, Coudersport High School, 1974-1984

Research & Scholarship

Publications & Presentations

  • Lowenthal, P. R., White, J. W., & Cooley, K. C. (2011). Remake/remodel: Using eportfolios and a system of gates to improve student assessment and program evaluation. International Journal of ePortfolio, 1(1), 61-70.
  • Presented: WYPEC, August 2010, “Strategies for Supporting Classroom Management”
  • Presented: American Evaluators Association, November 2008, “Thinking Differently About Student Assessment and Program Evaluation in a School of Education: A Self-Study and Blue Print for Change

Awards & Recognition

  • Regis University, School of Education & Counseling, Mission Award, 2011
  • Regis University, School of Education & Counseling, Excellence in Advising, 2009
  • Regis University, President’s Service Award, 2006