Claudette Christie

Adjunct Professor, Education

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  • Campus:
    Lander College of Arts & Sciences

I am currently, employed as a School Administrator with the New York City Department of Education. Over the last 19 years, I have worked with the New York City Department of Education (DOE), serving in the capacities as: Special Education Teacher, Classroom Teacher of Reading Instruction, Crisis Intervention Teacher, Academic Intervention Teacher, Literacy Coach, and School Administrator.  I have also worked as an adjunct instructor at Touro College, serving in the School of Education (Undergraduate Department) for the last 8 years.

I hold an Associate Degree in Applied Science from Kingsboro Community College; a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Sociology from Brooklyn College; a Master’s Degree in Education (Reading) from Brooklyn College; an Advanced Degree in Leadership in Special Education from Bank Street College of Education; and am currently perusing a doctorate in Educational Leadership. 


Brooklyn College, CUNY Bachelor of Arts, Sociology June 2000
Brooklyn College, CUNY Master of Science, (Reading Teacher) 2/2004
Bank Street Graduate School of Education (National Fellowship in Special Education Leadership) Master of Education-Advanced (Special Education Leadership) 12/2008
Nova Southeastern University perusing doctorate in Educational Leadership Current

Area(s) of Expertise

Literacy/Special Education


Balanced Literacy and its Impact on Reading Achievement

Regular Courses Taught

Education 317

Special Education 310

Education 316

Interests/Hobbies/Life Outside of Work

Traveling; Reading; Drawing