PHD, Columbia University
MA, Fordham University
BA, Beaver College
Manhattan College, School of Education: Program Director for Graduate Programs in Counseling.
Teach courses on graduate level; Supervise graduate students. Taught classes on undergraduate level; advised mathematics and social studies secondary ed. majors. Chair of the Council for Faculty Affairs (2004-2006). Developed and continue to direct the Optimal College outreach program, in which MC students provide outreach services to In Tech Academy, a local church, a community center, and other schools. The model includes MC students providing direct services to K-12 students, and/or working directly with teachers and counselors.
Assistant Professor: Western Conn. State Univ., Educational Psychology Dept.; taught graduate courses in Counseling and Educational Psychology; integrally involved in CACREP and Ct. NCATE accreditation process.
Private Practice. Emphasis on children, adolescents, young adults, including assessment, learning difficulties, school and personal problems; assessment for Educational Records Bureau and Board of Education, New York City.
Adjunct Professor. School Psychology Doctoral Program Pace University. Taught Advanced Development and Theories and Applications of Learning.
Manhattan Psychiatric Hospital. Responsibilities included evaluation, treatment cases and consulting on hospital based school team; residential adult and adolescent clients
Rose F. Kennedy Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center of the Albert Einstein Hospital. Responsibilities included evaluation, treatment cases of at risk children, adolescents and adults with disabilities.
Intern - Psychologist. Pomona Junior High School. Psychological, educational evaluations, counseling, school consulting. Taught 7th-8th grade Social Studies and Remedial Reading Group.
Counselor. Dominican Academy, New York City.
Director of Counseling Services. Taught Physics
Counselor, Teacher, Assistant Prin. Notre Dame School, New York City
Director of Counseling and School Psychological Services: supervision of counselors, social worker, psychologists. Some special projects included: 1) initiation and implementation of Teacher Advisor Program, 2) implementation of ADDAP, a state funded substance abuse prevention program, 3) initiation and implementation of math program for gifted disadvantaged students. Chair, Mathematics Dept., Social Studies. Teacher: throughout employment period in all areas of mathematics;11th,12th grade Social Studies, Psychology. Assistant Principal (two yrs).
Teacher/Counselor. Brandeis High School: Mathematics, Social St. (afternoon sessions).
Associate, Lehman Bros: Mergers & Acquisitions Dept.
Fitzpatrick, C. (2009). Optimizing Learning in a technology Rich environment: the importance of cognitive and metacognitive processing. SITE 2009--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, Charleston, SC, March 2 – 6. 8 pages.
Fitzpatrick, C., Fairweather-Clunie, McMahon, C. A.* & O’Hara, J.* (2007). Breaking Ground in College Advisement: A School/College Collaboration to Ensure College Access and Success. Presentation at National Conference for Transforming School Counseling (NCTSC), Portland, OR, June, 2007.
Fitzpatrick, C. & Mucciardi, M. (2003). Learning with Interactive Media: Implications in Three Learning Environments. Presentation at International Conference on Interactive Media, Prague, August, 2003.
Fitzpatrick, C. & Mucciardi, M., Drobnak, M. * (2002). Infusing Technology into a College and K-12 school collaboration, San Antonio, Texas, 2002.
Fitzpatrick, C. (2001). Assessment and Appraisal for Counselors in Training: providing outreach services through training. Accepted for presentation at the American Counseling Association Annual National Convention. March, 2001.
Fitzpatrick, C. & Rienti, L. (2000). A College Campaign to Reduce Misperceptions: using multimedia. Presentation at National Conference on Alcohol and Other abuse. Pittsburgh, Oct.
Fitzpatrick, C. & Potozcniak, M. (1999). Misperceptions of College Norms about drinking and its effect on alcohol abuse. Presentation at National Conference on Alcohol and Other abuse. Albany, fall 1999.
Fitzpatrick, C. (1999). Peer assessment in Counseling: a look at how students rate each other and at gender differences. National Conference for the Association of Counselor Educators and Supervisors. New Orleans, Jan.
Fitzpatrick, C. (1998). Peer Assessment in a counseling practicum: a look at gender differences. Presentation of Research. North Atlantic Research Association for Counselor Educators and Supervisors (NARACES) annual meeting, Maine, Oct. 1998.
Fitzpatrick, C. (2000). A College Campaign to Reduce Misperceptions: from pilot study to campaign to reduction. Presentation at New York State Counseling Association, Fall. 2000.
2011 – 2013
Optimizing Students Success for College. Proposal submitted to HESC with Young Women’s Leadership Initiative. $400,000. Pending.
2011 – 2017
GEAR – UP. Grant proposal with Bronx College Initiative. Manhattan College would be a partner supporting outreach and mentoring activities. Pending.
2009 – 2011
Optimal College Readiness (OCR). A grant proposal to the HESC and the U.S. Department of Education to further the development of counselors, teachers, and 6-12 students to utilize best practices to be optimally prepared for college. Funded: $400,000. PI. This grant is enabling the School of Education to further provide outreach services and professional development to local schools, a community center, and a local Methodist church.
Scholarship Programs for Special Education in teaching and Clinical Services and for related Services. Funded: $45,000/ year for 5 years. Co PI with Dr. Elizabeth Kosky. There is a serious need for Bilingual Counselors and Special Education educators in NYC. This grant is enabling the School of education to attract students committed to working with a diverse population in the city schools.
2000 – 2004
Transforming Instruction through Technology and Networking (TITAN). Grant proposal to U.S. Dept. of Education. Funded. Initiated development of proposal, developed partnerships and co-authored with Community District 10. Project Director; check site: www.manhattan.edu/~cfitzpat/titan). Funded – $2.2 million total – Us. Gov’t: $1.75 million.
2000 – 2001
The American Studies Workshop. Project to develop writing and reading skills using primary source documents in history. Grant proposal to Gilder Lehrman Foundation. Co-author with K. Costantini, Director of Gilder Lehrman American History Academy in New York City.
2000 – 2001
Grants for women in mathematics. Proposal to develop after school mathematics discovery experience for middle school girls including mentoring by college mathematics, science and engineering females. Mathematical Association of America & Tensor Foundation: Funding renewed. Grant will be extended to 1 more school. Co-author with Dr. Kathryn Weld. Powerpoint presentation on my web site: www.manhattan.edu/~cfitzpat).
2000 – 2001
Grants for women in Mathematics and science American Association of University Professors. Not funded. Co-author.
2000 – 2001
Sonia Kovalesky Days. Grant for Funding of Program for girls in mathematics and Science. Not funded. Co-Author.
1999 - 2000
Chess In The Schools. Mobil Grant. Proposal for Intensive chess program for Jonas Bronck School (middle school on college campus). July. Funding renewed. Author.
1999 – 2001
Misperceptions of College Norms about drinking and its effect on alcohol abuse. Grant proposal to Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse. Proposal funded. Co-author with Dr. C. Geary (Director of Counseling Center, Manhattan College). check presentation on my web site: www.manhattan.edu/~cfitzpat).
1999 – 2000
Grants for women in mathematics . Mathematical Association of America & Tensor Foundation. Proposal funded. Co-author.
1997 – 1999
Chess In The Schools. Proposal for funding for initial chess program at Jonas Bronck Academy (middle school on college campus). May. Funded. Author.
Created the Optimal College Readiness Center through a grant. The Center has been institutionalized by Manhattan College’s SOE and provides Manhattan College student services to local schools. College students from all majors work with urban city middle school and high school students to encourage them to succeed and go to College.
EDUG 732 Practicum in Counseling
EDUG 851 Data Analysis and Report Writing in Educational & Psychological Research