Geneva College

Faculty & Staff

Natalie Heisey


Office Phone: 724-847-6579
ndheisey@geneva.edu

Disciplines/Field of Instruction

  • Reading Education

Degrees Received

  • B.S. Elementary/Special Education, 1994
  • M.Ed., 2004, Gannon University
  • Ed.D., 2009, University of Pittsburgh

Courses Taught

  • EDU 216 - Level 1 Field Observations
  • EDU 251 Integrating the Arts in the Pre K-4 classroom
  • EDU 335 - Advanced Teaching of Reading
  • EDU 413 - Content Literacy in the Secondary Classroom
  • EDU 420 - Educational Assessment
  • EDU 530 History and Philosophy or Reading
  • EDU 533 - Reading Assessment, Curriculum, and Standards
  • EDU 574 - Reading Intervention for the Exceptional Child
  • EDU 591 Miscue Analysis

Presentations/Publications

  • Heisey, N. & Kucan, L. (2010). Introducing Science Concepts to Primary Students through Read-Alouds: Interactions and Multiple Texts Make the Difference. The Reading Teacher, 63 (8), 666-676.
  • R.M. Bean, N. Heisey, & C.M. Roller (Eds.), Preparing Reading Professionals (Second Edition) (pp. 205-215). Newark, DE: International Reading Association.
  • Bean, R., Heisey, N, & Roller, C. (Eds.). (2010). Preparing Reading Professionals: A Collection From the International Reading Association (second edition). Newark, DE.
  • Heisey, N. Jenkins, K., & Panepinto, D. (2007). Dr. Shanklin Speaks, The Literacy Professional. A publication of the Specialized Reading Professionals Special Interest Group. International Reading Association: Newark, DE.
  • Bean, R., Ezell, H., Heisey, N., Morewood, A., & Ankrum, J. (2007). Outcomes of On-line Professional Development in Pennsylvania, Fifty-Sixth Annual Yearbook of the National Reading Conference.

Affiliations, e.g., membership in professional organizations, etc.

  • Literacy Research Association
  • International Reading Association
  • PAC-TE
  • College Reading Association
  • Keystone Reading Association
  • Three Rivers Reading Council
  • Beaver County Reading Council
  • Serves on the board of directors of Lan Vwa, a non-profit organization providing educational resources in Third World countries

Miscellaneous, e.g., hobbies, sports, personal info, etc.

  • Mother of a 6-year-old daughter who keeps me very busy! I love to read and travel!