Adjunct Faculty Graduate Counseling Online
Maude teaches COUN 551 Effective Practices for All Learners, EDME 505 Educational Leadership, EDME 525 Curriculum and Learning, EDME 583, 584 Thesis/Project and Seminar and courses for undergraduate Teacher Education majors.
Dr. Yacapsin earned a doctoral degree in Higher Education Administration and Teacher Leadership in Online Teaching from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
She holds Pennsylvania teaching certification in the areas of Special Education and Middle-level Language Arts. Maude's published works on Compassion Fatigue and Special Education Teachers, Differentiation for Faith and School Leaders’ Role in Preventing Compassion Fatigue in Special Education Teachers, have gained international attention for the benefits to educators. She has expertise in online pedagogy and serves as a consult to area schools and US universities. Her research and professional development interests include Quality Matters with the Illinois Online Network, Ed Tech Strategies, and The Intersection of School Leader and Special Ed Leader Roles in public education. She is an active member of several IT organizations such as PAECT and ISTE, presents at national and statewide conferences each year and served a faculty fellow for Messiah College’s Sawyer Digital Proficiency Initiative.
Maude teaches COUN 551 and EDME 551 Effective Practices for All Learners, EDME 505 Educational Leadership, EDME 525 Curriculum and Learning, EDME 583, 584 Thesis/Project and Seminar and Special Education courses for undergraduate Teacher Education majors.