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Virginia McCormack

Professor & Department Head

Education - Middle Childhood

Sansbury Hall, Room 134

  • Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University
  • M.A., St. Joseph College
  • M.S., University of Dayton
  • B.S., St. Bonaventure

Virginia McCormack is a Professor of Education. She works with diverse students in all of the Education programs.

She is a certified/licensed P-12 classroom teacher and administrator with experiences in early childhood, middle childhood, and adult and young adult classrooms in rural, suburban, and urban locations.  

Dr. McCormack has served as chair of Ohio Dominican University's Education Division and Director of the M.Ed. program. She participates on university committees; has received several grants for course development, reading and teacher preparation; and develops curricular programs and endorsements for undergraduate and graduate studies. 

Some of her publications and presentations include:  

  • Effects of Multiple Diverse Field Placements on Teacher Candidates’ Reflective Responses
  • Utilizing VoiceThread to Increase Teacher Candidates’ Reflection and Global Implications for Usage
  • Learning from Those Who are Preparing to be Teacher Leaders
  • Changes in Dispositions after Immersing Teacher Candidates in Multiple Diverse Field Experiences

Dr. McCormack holds a B.S. in Education from St. Bonaventure University; an MS in Educational Administration from the University of Dayton; an M.A. in Pastoral Ministry from St. Joseph College; and an Ed.D. from Nova Southeastern University. 

She is a member of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, the International Reading Association, Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, the Association for Middle Level Education and the National Council of Teachers of English.