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B.A., Framingham State University
M.Ed., Curry College
Paula Cocce became a faculty member at Curry College and the Program for Advancement of Learning (PAL) in September of 2000. In addition to her work in PAL, her experience at Curry includes teaching: First Year Seminar, The Transfer Experience, Learning Academy and Summer PAL (online and residential). She most recently participated in training and received a certificate for online teaching, utilizing both BlackBoard and Canvas learning management systems.
Paula is the current Outreach Coordinator for PAL. She facilitates workshops on LD Awareness, Study Skills Strategies, Student Motivation and the College Search Process for parents, students, guidance counselors and educational consultants.
Paula received a Master's of Education degree at Curry College where her research focused on reading and study skills, metacognition and motivation in adult students. She holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Education and obtained an additional Certification in Reading for Reading Specialist at Framingham State University.
Paula is a contributing author in Changing Lives Through Metacognitive Relationships (2009). Her chapter is entitled: Reigniting the Light for Lifelong Learning.
Before joining Curry, Paula was coordinator of the Adult Basic Education Program at Quincy College. While at Quincy College, she taught literacy and GED preparation. Additionally, she worked with adolescents with learning differences in the Canton and Sharon Public School Systems.