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Click on link at the bottom of this page for MGWSpeaks Flyer, my CV. and my Dissertation. 

Purpose of this Portfolio

Welcome to my professional portfolio. I am seeking a tenure-track faculty position at an institution of higher learning that promotes critical thinking and nurtures personal development for all students and faculty.
The purpose of this portfolio website is to showcase some of my doctoral coursework, research experiences, and service.

In this e-portfolio you will find:

  • my teaching statement
  • my research statement
  • my curriculum vita
  • service activities
  • article and book reviews (under publications, reviews & news)
  • samples of grants I have been awarded
  • and conference proposals and presentations.

Please note that I can be reached at MiriamMWitmer@gmail.com if you have questions or would like to contact me. You can use the navigation bar to the left to go directly to various content on this site. I have organized my coursework assessments into Research Coursework, Educational Psychology Core, Urban Schools and Technology.

You can find my Curriculum Vita, my Research Statement, and my Teaching Statements under Professional Documents.

Samples of my conference proposals can be found under Conference Presentations and grant proposals are listed under Grant Writing. Student evaluations of my teaching and student work I have advised are listed under Student Feedback.

Present Employment

Instructor of Educational Foundations
    Psychological Principles of Teaching/ Educational Psychology
    Issues in Secondary Education
    Instructional Technology

Supervisor of Secondary Student Teachers

Advisor to the Color of Teaching Mentoring Program

Millersville University
400 Stayer Hall
Millersville, PA 17551

Recent Research

Witmer, Miriam. (2014). Ethnically diverse college education students' perceptions of mentoring: Implications for career aspirations and college success. Dissertation defended April 2014 at Temple University.

Witmer, M., Bergey, B., Kaplan, A., Karakus, M., and Dai, T. (2013, March).    The relations of the academic and social classroom environment and patterns of aggression among junior high school students. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association. New York, NY.

Karakus, M., Dai, T., Bergey, B., Kaplan, A., Witmer, M. (2013, March). The interplay of academic and social processes in students’ sense of school belonging: A multiple methods investigation. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, New York, NY.

Witmer, M. (2012, Spring). Identifying needs and characteristics of students of color in education programs.

Witmer, M. (2011, Fall). The color of teaching mentoring program.

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