Marie Pagliaro is currently a professional development consultant.  She was a full professor and Director of the Teacher Education Division at Dominican College, Chair of the Education Department at Marymount College, a supervisor of student teachers at Lehman College of the City University of New York, and Chair of the Science Department and teacher of chemistry, general science, and mathematics in the Yonkers Public Schools.  She received her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Teaching from Fordham University.