||B.A. Seton Hill University
Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne
M.A. University of Southern Mississippi
Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh
Michele Regalla, Ph.D. is an assistant professor at Ohio Dominican University, teaching in both the Master of Education program and the Master of Arts in TESOL program. Dr. Regalla began her career in education as a French teacher in the Pennsylvania public school system. Dr. Regalla taught French at the secondary level and later worked in an elementary foreign language program. After 10 years of teaching at the K-12 level, she left public education to pursue a doctorate degree in Education. As a teaching fellow at the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Regalla taught Teacher Education courses, supervised student teachers, and taught listening and speaking courses at the English Language Institute. During graduate school, she also spent a summer teaching English in Atenas, Costa Rica, and conducting research. Dr. Regalla's dissertation research, which focused on preparing teachers to meet the needs of mainstreamed English learners, has been the topic of several professional conference presentations. Her research focus is the influence of service-learning projects on teacher preparation. Dr. Regalla has presented at conferences on both the local and national/international level, including TESOL, Ohio TESOL, AREA, NCTE and ACTFL. Dr. Regalla ALSO has published articles in TESOL Journal, Essential Teacher and Ohio Journal of Teacher Education.
Dr. Regalla's educational background includes the following: Bachelor of Art Seton Hill University, Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne, Master of Art University of Southern Mississippi, and Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh.