Paul Bocko, M.Ed., M.S. is Teaching Faculty in the Department of Education. He teaches in the Experienced Educator and Integrated Learning programs. Courses taught include Real World Sustainability, Place-based Education, the Learning-Centered School, and Building Inclusive Learning Communities. He serves as the Internship Coordinator for early childhood and elementary education certification students. Research and special interests include sustainability education, place-based education, professional learning communities, sociocultural theory, reconstructionism, problem-based learning, and project-based learning.
Paul is a Critical Skills Master Teacher and School Reform Initiative National Facilitator. He also serves as Project Manager for the Horatio Colony Nature Preserve, 645 acres of uplands, wetlands, and diverse woodlands in Keene, NH. He will earn his Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst College of Education in 2019. His research focus is how teachers guide K-12 students to solve real world problems as they fully participate as citizens and ensure that future generations can meet their ecological, economical, and social needs.
PhD, Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies (TECS), Teacher Education and School Improvement (TESI), expected May 2019
Bocko, P. (2016) Synergy between problem-based learning and educating for sustainability: A review of the literature. In R. Papa, & A. Saiti (Eds.), Building a sustainable future in education: Brick by Brick (Chapter 11). New York, NY: Springer.
Bocko, P. (2014). Leverage point: The shifting landscape of teacher evaluation. In D. Sobel, P. Bocko, & S. J. Gentile (Lead Authors), National action plan for educating for sustainability (pp. 18 – 19). Boston, MA: Hougton Mifflin Harcourt.
Sobel, D., Bocko, P., & Gentile, S. J. (Lead Authors). (2014). National action plan for educating for sustainability. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Bocko, P. & Saba, R. (Eds.) (2000). Rachel Marshall Outdoor Learning Laboratory teacher resource book (2nd ed.). Keene, NH: Antioch New England Institute.
Bocko, P. & Denehy, S. (1998). Pondering vernal pools. Connect, Teachers’ Innovations in K-8 Science and Math, 11 (3).
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