Education : Education Faculty

Dr. Theresa Canada, Professor

B.A., University of Rochester,
M.A., M.Ed., Columbia University;
Ed.D., University of Rochester

Office location:
White Hall 325c

Phone and Email:
canadat@wcsu.educreate new email
(203) 837-8509

Biographical Information

Dr. Theresa J. Canada is a Professor in the Education and Educational Psychology Department at Western Connecticut State University. She served as chairperson of the department from 2007 until  2011. Research interests include cultural diversity in K-12 and higher education programs, early childhood/adolescent development, equity, and urban education.

Dr. Canada presented papers and conducted webinars and workshops at national and international conferences. Her television credits include Dateline NBC, The Discovery Channel and local cable stations. She is a member of several professional organizations and has been a board member of several national organizations. Her certifications and licenses include N, K 1-6 Teacher (NYS - permanent), School District Administrator (NYS - permanent), National Certified Counselor, Board Certified – TeleMental Health Provider and Licensed Professional Counselor (CT). Her latest accomplishment was the book entitled, Desegregation of the New York City Schools: A Story of The Silk Stocking Sisters.