Dr. Patricia Walsh Coates

Coordinator of Non-certificate M.Ed. Secondary Education Programs

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Secondary Education
Beekey Building 238

About Dr. Walsh Coates:

Dr. Patricia Walsh Coates is a Professor of Secondary Education at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. She holds a Ph.D. in history and specializes in both educational theory and 20th century feminist and trans-Atlantic history. Dr. Walsh Coates has published various works in the field of teacher education, most recently on outcomes-based doctoral programs, sexuality education in United States public schools, and restorative practice in the classroom. She served as director of Kutztown’s Education Doctorate in Transformational Teaching and Learning program.

    • Ph.D. History Lehigh University
    • M.A. History Lehigh University
    • M.Ed. Social Studies Education Widener University
    • B.A. History West Chester University of PA
    • Miness, A. & Walsh Coates, P. (in progress). In Hamlet, H. 2nd edition (2021). School Counseling Practicum and Internship: 30 Essential Lessons. Cognella Publications, CA.
    • Walsh Coates, P. (2017). “Sexuality education and the School District of Philadelphia: The importance of community.” In Sirrakos, G. and Emdin, C. (Eds.) What the world can teach us about urban education. Rotterdam: Sense Publishing.
    • Walsh Coates, P. & Sirrakos, G. (2016). “Rethinking the EDD to transform Classroom teaching.” In Ellis, A. L. (Ed.). Ed.D. programs as incubators for social justice leadership. Rotterdam: Sense Publishing.
    • Walsh Coates, P. (2016). “Restorative practice for the school counselor.” In Hamlet, H. School counseling practicum and internship: 30 essential lessons. S.l.: Sage Publications.
    • Walsh Coates, P. (2016). "To build a culturally sensitive educator: A clinical model highlighting the importance of innovative ESL strategies in early field placement classes teaching ELL middle level students." Theory and Practice in Language Studies. U.K.: Academy Publications.
    • Walsh Coates, P. (2008). Margaret Sanger and the origin of the birth control movement, 1910-1930: The concept of women's sexual autonomy. Lewiston, N.Y: Edwin Mellen Press.
    • EDD 725
    • EDD 710
    • SEU 544
    • EDU 564
    • EDU 526
    • EDU 590
    • EDU 593
    • EDU 428
    • SEU 342/343