Curriculum and Program Development

  • 2016 – Developed the Executive Masters of Public Administration in Community Development program in Puerto Rico, The Graduate Department of Public Policy and Administration. 
  • 2016 – Developed Course on Social Problems and Public Policy – Modern Cuba: Perspectives on Socio-Economic Development, Community Building & Cultural Adaptation in the New Global Context.
  • 2011 & 2016 – Facilitated Institutional Agreement with University of Havana for faculty and student exchanges. 
  • 2010 – Developed and authored the Graduate Certificate Program in Community Development in the Department of Public Administration. 
  • 2009 – Developed the Educational Policy and Leadership Track curriculum under the Graduate Department of Public Administration. 
  • 2005 – Facilitated Institutional Agreement with Sila Calderon Center and Rutgers for graduate courses, fellowships and programs. 
  • 2000 – Facilitated Institutional Agreement with University of Puerto Rico and faculty and student exchanges. 

Master of Public Administration and Public Policy                                                                        

Graduate Courses: Designed Curriculum for the Education Policy and Leadership Track:007-Rutgers-23julio2015

  • Community Development Theory Course
  • Colloquium: Community Development 
  • Colloquium: Educational Policy & Leadership 
  • Education Supervision of Instruction
  • Human Resources Management
  • Executive Leadership and Communication in Education

Specialized Elective Courses:

  • Internship
  • Internship IIdsc_0203
  • Curriculum Leadership
  • Continuous Improvement of Schools
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Executive Leadership and Communication
  • Directed Study
  • Independent Study
  • Managerial Survival Skills
  • Models for Planning and Policy in Education
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Education
  • Creating a Culture of Continuous Improvement
  • Developing Curriculum for Deep Learning

Special Projects Summer Course:    2012-2014

  • Modern Cuba: Perspectives on Socio-Economic Development, Community Building and Cultural Adaption in the New Global Context.

 Graduate Courses –Master of Social Work Program

  • Community Development – Ph.D. course
  • Independent Study in Social Work
  • Innovation and Change
  • Bias and Discrimination
  • Special Topics in Research
  • Social Welfare Policy I and II
  • The Urban Family
  • Supervision and Consultation
  • Issues in Social Policy and Planning

Undergraduate Courses

  • Direct Service III and IV
  • Introduction to Social Welfare
  • Groups at Risk in Contemporary Society
  • Field Practice I and II
  • Power and Decision Making in Urban Communities

Field placement

Created many field placements for undergraduate and graduate students to train them in policy formulation, policy implementation, school reform and lobbying, advocacy and curriculum development concerning vulnerable populations.