Donnelly, Susan Mislove

(917) 502-9912
OAKE Affiliated Chapter

Educational Background

Ithaca College, BM Music Education1991
Ithaca College, MM Vocal Performance 1996

Kodály Studies

Kodaly Certification - New York University 2001
Kodaly Certification Summer Refresher 2004

Teaching Experience

1998-Present ~The Spence School, NYC (K-4 Music)
1998-1999 ~ St. David's School, NYC (Interim K- 5 Music)
1996-2006 ~ Private Voice Studio, NYC
1996-1999 ~ Diller-Quaile School of Music, NYC (Infant-5 yrs Music)
1997-1998 ~ Cayuga Community College, NY (Vocal Rep Class)
1996-1998 ~ Substitute Teacher, Tompkins County, NY)

Presentation Experiences

Presented hundreds of public speaking engagements and workshops since 1992

4 local workshops for KONY
2 Connecticut Chapter workshops
1 Eastern Division session
3 National sessions

Areas of Expertise

Social-Emotional Connections
Anti-Biased Teaching Practices

Session Topics

K-5 Repertoire, Literacy, Games, Movement Activities
Technology in the K-5 classroom
Social and emotional learning
World Music (esp. Central America - coteaching with Spanish & Music)
Diversity, multiculturalism, decentering whiteness

Intercultural Knowledge and Competence

Responsive Classroom Levels 1 & 2 2005/2007
Peggy MacIntosh SEED: 2015
Critical Friends: 2014, 2016, 2017
Inquiry-Based Learning: 2016
Action-Based Learning: 2018
Beyond Diversity/Courageous Conversations
-Level 1 - 2010 & 2011
-Level 2 2013
-Extension: Leading While White 2018
White Anti-Racist Affinity Group 2018-present
The Spence LS Equity Committee 2019-present

Organizational Leadership

I have held random positions throughout the years with KONY - member at large, secretary, vice-president and ran the volunteer system for OAKE Philly