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Frank Tavano

  • Associate Instructional Professor, Elementary Education
  • Teacher Education
  • 773-325-4176
  • 2247 N. Halsted St., Room 365

​Dr. Tavano has taught all grades in the public schools.  He has served as principal and superintendent. Currently, he teaches undergraduate and graduate classes in the College of Education.  As a teacher educator his area of expertise is teaching reading/literacy. In addition, Dr. Tavano has supervised student teachers and administrative interns.  He has facilitated the partnership between Bernhard Moos Elementary School at the College of Education.  Master teachers at Moos School mentor our teacher candidates.   Faculty from DePaul provide professional development. 

  • EdD in School Leadership, Loyola University
  • MA in School Leadership, DePaul University
  • BA in English and Education, DePaul University
Courses Taught
  • EE 281 Introduction to Educational Practice
  • EE 326 Reading/Language Arts in Intermediate & Middle Grades
  • T&L 404 Introduction to Elementary Education
  • T&L 413 Teaching Reading and Language Arts in the Middle Grades
  • A&S 492 The Principalship
  • A&S 594 Administrative Internship
  • Foundation and Literacy classes at the undergraduate and graduate levels
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Curriculum Vitae