Jeanine Dell'Olio Honored
Professor of Education Jeanine Dell'Olio was honored in December at a reception to mark the conclusion of her service at Hope College. Dell'Olio joined the Hope faculty in 1993. The Board of Trustees voted in January to grant her status as Professor Emerita of Education. She has taught courses including "Elementary Curriculum and Methods (Math, Science, Social Studies)" and "Classroom Management for the Elementary and Middle School Teacher." Prior to joining the Hope faculty, Dell'Olio held teaching positions at The Ohio State University and Xavier College.
Her past positions also include serving as a teacher specialist in staff development with the New York City Teacher Centers Consortium. From 1978 to 1990 she held a variety of elementary or secondary teaching positions, including in North Hollywood, Calif.; East Los Angeles; and East Harlem. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in theatre from the School of Fine Arts of the University of California-Los Angeles in 1976, and obtained a fifth-year teaching credential from the UCLA Graduate School of Education in 1978. She received a master of arts with an emphasis in dance education for children from New York University in 1987; and a master of education from Columbia University in 1990 and a doctorate from Columbia University in 1993, both with emphases in teacher education and staff development.