Carol S. Rubel, Ed.D.


Doctor of Education Degree in Educational Leadership [2004]


Master of Science Degree in Administration and Supervision [1987]


Master of Science Degree in Reading [1974]


Bachelor of Arts Degree in Speech/Education [1969]



New York State – School District Administrator; School Administrator and Supervisor; Teacher of English (7-12); Speech (7-12); Reading (K-12); Elementary (K-6)

New York City – H. S. Principal; H. S. Asst. Principal- Supervision English; Grades 5-8 Principal; Grades 5-8 Asst. Principal; Curriculum Specialist; Funding Specialist; Reading Specialist

Nevada, – Administration, English, Reading, Elementary

New Jersey – Administration


Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society In Education Outstanding Counselor Award 2008                             

Kaplan University Outstanding Graduate Faculty Award 2007

Supervisor of the Year 1993 – Bronx High School Division

Professional Experience

1991 – Present     LEHMAN COLLEGE, Adjunct Instructor, Bronx, NY

Graduate Courses in Department of Specialized Services in Education; Research in Special Education; course development: Gifted/Talented 4 courses for state certification

2010 – Present     KEAN UNIVERSITY, Adjunct Instructor (online) Educational Administration and Supervision; SPED- Special Ed. and Counseling, Union, NJ

Graduate Courses: Organizational Theory; Supervision and Evaluation of Instruction; The Disabled Person in American Society; Language Arts/ Reading in the Preschool and Elementary Curriculum

2009 – 2015     UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA LAS VEGAS, College of Education, Adjunct Instructor Las Vegas, NV

Courses: Graduate TFA Student Teaching; Internship in Early Childhood Management Programs; Non-Licensure Student Teaching; Preschool Field Experience

2004 – 2014     KAPLAN UNIVERSITY, Graduate School of Education (online), Fort Lauderdale, FL

Master of Arts Program Course Developer and Professor

  • Outstanding Graduate Faculty Award 2007
  • Developed curriculum for: Teaching Exceptional Students in Inclusive Settings, Classroom Research Practice, Principles of Curriculum Design, Action Research, Classroom Management, Reading in the Content Area, Writing in the Content Area, Behavior Management
  • Course Instructor: Masters in Teaching and Learning and Masters in Education – various courses to include Curriculum; Inclusion; Classroom Management; Capstone Research
  • Developed and Implemented Profession Staff Development for instructors
  • Developed APA online program for students and presented APA conferences for instructors
  • Monitored Instructor performance- Mentor for Faculty and Students
  • Member of the Faculty Development Committee; Academic Appeals Committee, IRB

2008 – 2014     WALDEN UNIVERSITY, Adjunct Instructor (online), Minneapolis, MN

The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership

  • Instructor for various Doctoral Education program courses
  • Chair and second member for doctoral candidates
  • Taskstream Reviewer (Mentor for At-Risk Students-Writing and APA)

2007 – 2013     ARGOSY UNIVERSITY, Graduate School of Education- Adjunct Instructor (online), Philadelphia, PA

(Offices have since moved to CA) Course Instructor in Master’s and Doctoral Education Programs; Second Chair for Doctoral Dissertation Candidates

2009 – 2010     TEACHER EDUCATION UNIVERSITY, Course Developer and Adjunct Instructor (online), Winter Park, FL

Graduate School of Education

Developed RED 626: Diagnosis and Remediation of Reading Difficulties; Instructor for various teacher education courses

2002 – 2005     CLARK/DURANGO HIGH SCHOOLS H. S. Asst. Principal, Las Vegas, NV

  • Directed budgets, business operations, and staff development
  • Instructed new teacher orientation and Professional Development Education.

1999 – 2002     NYACK UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT Middle School Asst. Principal, Nyack, NY

  • Managed test administration, programming, staffing, budgets, textbook selection
  • Developed 6-8 scope and sequence for English/Language Arts, Technology, Spanish/French and Social Studies and student orientation.
  • Conducted workshops: differentiated instruction, brain research, inclusion methodology, SAT preparation, college essay, content area reading.

1996 – 1999     BRONX HIGH SCHOOL OF SCIENCE -Principal Summer Sessions, Bronx, NY

1997 – 2000     MERCY COLLEGE Department of Graduate Education -Adjunct Instructor, Bronx, NY

Courses: Children’s Literature; Teaching Across the Curriculum; Elementary Language Arts; Philosophy of Education;

1991 – 2002     ACADEMIC ADVANTAGE – SAT and English/ Reading Tutoring Business (Owner) Tutoring for SAT, English, Reading, and Writing, Scarsdale, NY

1991 – 1999     EVANDER CHILDS HIGH SCHOOL, Bronx, NY

Assistant Principal Public Personnel Services/ English

  • Created school policy, student service handbook, college adoption program.
  • Directed annual performance review.
  • Chaired English, ESL, Foreign Language departments for 3,500 students
  • Created school-wide reading/writing initiatives, advanced placement courses
  • Wrote grants, developed parenting skills, supervised debates.

1984 – 1990     NEW YORK SCHOOL DISTRICT 10, Bronx, NY

Jr. High School Communication Arts Coordinator – 12,000 students

  • Developed District Communication Arts Program –Aspects of Critical Thinking
  • Trained, supervised and evaluated performance trainers and teachers.
  • Coordinated district-wide debate program and wrote anthologies and books.

1972 – 1984     INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL 115 Gr. 6-9 Reading and English Teacher, Bronx, NY                              

1969 – 1972     J. E. MANCH ELEMENTARY Gr. 5 and 6 Reading and English Teacher, Las Vegas, NV

Books Published

Hudson Finds A Home (2012)

Research and Published Papers

  • Promoting a Culture of Best Practice Using Wikis and Blogs (Rubel, Wallace, and Adams)
  • Global Time Conference on Technology – AACE 2012 February 9, 2012  (Research Study Article)
  • Instructor Tone in Written Communication: Are they saying what we want them to hear? (Rubel and Wallace) -PASSHE Online Conference February 15, 2012 (Research Study Article)
  • Technology, Colleges, and Community (TCC) Worldwide Online Conference April 2010 (Research Study Article)

Academic Journal Peer Reviewer

Reviewer, Journal on Excellence in College Teaching [2010-2014]

Affiliations & Presentations

Phi Delta Kappa, ASCD, NASSP, ASCA, AACE

  • AACE ELearn 2013: “Student-Teacher Boundaries: Striking A Balance in the Online Learning Environment,” October 23, 2013
  • EdMedia International Conference: “Cognitive Load and Online Learning -When Is Working Memory Capacity Exceeded?” June 27, 2013
  • Lilly West: International Alliance of Teacher Scholars: “Cognitive Load in Online Learning: How Much is Too Much?” March 16, 2013
  • Global Time online Conference on Technology, Innovation, med… “Promoting a Culture of Best Practices Using Wikis and Blogs” …February 9, 2012
  • PASSHE Online Conference- “Instructor Tone in Written Communication: Are We Saying What We Want Them to Hear?” February 15, 2012
  • KU Village Online Conference – “Promoting a Culture of Best Practices Using Wikis and Blogs,” September 2011
  • International Lilly Conference on Teaching West (2011) “Instructor Tone-Are We Saying What We Want Them to Hear?”
  • Technology, Colleges, and Community (TCC) Worldwide Online Conference 2010 “Instructor Tone in Written Communication: Are We saying What We Want Them To Hear?”
  • International Alliance of Teacher Scholars: Lilly West Conference 2010 – “Instructor Tone in Written Communication: Are We saying What We Want Them To Hear?”
  • KU Village Conference 2009 “Strategies for Coaching New Online Instructors During Stressful Economic Times-
  • AACE 2008 – “A Toolbox for Online Instructors: Best Practices for Virtual Education”
  • NSDC 2007 – “At the Crossroads: Enhancing your Legacy through Mentoring”
  • NJEA 2007 – “Professional Development in your PJs”
  • Parents/Reading Conference, 1996 “Dear Reader: A Reflective Response to Alternative Assessment”
  • IRA, 1992 “Literacy and Censorship: Conflicting Issues for Young Adults”
  • IRA, 1991 “Aspects of Critical Thinking: Literacy for Young Adults”
  • Long Island Univ. Guest Lecturer, 89/90 “Curriculum Training for Congruence”
  • NYSRA, 1990 “Literature Links to Global Understanding”
  • Eight International Reading Assn Regional Conference, 1990 “Aspects of Critical Thinking: A Congruent Approach”
  • NYSRA, 1989 “Know Thyself Through Literature”
  • NYSRA, 1988 “Congruence, Are You Doing It?”
  • Greater Metropolitan New York Social Studies Conference, 1988
  • “Strategies for Coping with Content: Social Studies and Reading Connection”
  • NYSRA, 1987 “Using Graphic Organizers in Content Area Instruction”
  • NYSRA, 1986 “Improving Reading Comprehension Through Content Area Reading”
  • NYSRA, 1975 “Aesthetic Education and its Impact on the Adolescent”