Priva Fischweicher, PhD
PhD, Higher Education Administration, Barry University
MS, Teaching and Learning, Nova Southeastern University
BA, Religious Education, Hadar Hatorah/Beth Rivkah Seminary
Priva Fischweicher is an assistant professor of the PhD program in Leadership and Education/Higher Education Administration. She serves as Barry University’s representative on the Miami-Dade Public School’s Ethical Advisory Board. Dr. Fischweicher is a member of the Faculty Senate and co-chairs the Grants, Leaves and Sabbatical Committee. In addition, she has served on the board of the Barry University chapter of Phi Delta Kappa in various capacities including co-president. Dr. Fischweicher has more than twenty-five years of experience in K-12 public and private education as both a teacher and administrator. Premised on her diverse work experiences in the U.S., Australia, and New Zealand, Dr. Fischweicher has interest in the following areas: teaching and learning, curriculum development, critical thinking, technology and education, leadership and organizational change. She has chaired a number of dissertation committees in the areas of higher education and leadership. She has also served as a reviewer for both the American Educational Research Association and the Future Educators’ Association. Listed below is Dr. Fischweicher’s latest scholarly contribution.
- McCrink, C. L., & Fischweicher, P. (2012, November).Language arts teachers’ use of young adult literature in South Florida public schools. Paper presented at the Florida Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Gainesville, FL.