Joel Dickstein, Ed.D, M.Ed

Assistant Professor, Special Education, Director - Office of Disabilities Services

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  • Campus:
    Lander College of Arts & Sciences, Graduate School of Education
  • Phone:
    718-252-7800 ext 59273
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Dr. Joel Dickstein is an associate professor at Touro College, and currently serves as the Senior Consultant of the National Education Resource Center of P’TACH. Previously, he was instrumental in establishing, and was Program Coordinator of, the Yeshiva University High School-P’TACH Program. Dr. Dickstein has also served as a consultant and teacher trainer for various organizations, yeshivas and day schools. He is an advocate for effective teaching strategies and practices to address the different needs and learning differences of all Jewish children in an inclusive classroom.


BA Case Western Reserve University 1972

M.A./ABD Brandeis University 1975

M.Ed. Columbia University 1978

Ed.D. Columbia University 1995

Area(s) of Expertise

Special Education

Professional Service

National Education & Resource Center, Sr. Consultant 2002 - 2012

Regular Courses Taught

EDU 201

EDU 309

EDU 310

EDSE 640