Ronald R. Musoleno, Ph.D.

Academic Program Coordinator, Principalship; Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership



    • School administration
    • Educational Leadership
    • Curriculum and Instruction


    Recipient, Arthur L. Glenn Award for Faculty Innovation


    • Ph.D. - University of Kansas
    • M.Ed. - Penn State University
    • B.S. - Penn State University


    • EDLDR 540 - Technology Applications in Educational Leadership
    • EDLDR 551 - Curriculum Design:  Theory and Practice
    • EDLDR 568 - The Principalship
    • EDLDR 530 – Inclusive Practices in Educational Administration
      EDLDR 595A - Principal  Internship    



Musoleno, R. R. , & White, G. P. (2010). Influences of high-stakes testing on middle school mission and practice. Research in Middle Level Education Online, 34(3), 1-10.

Conference Presentations

"iPads: Mobile Tech Literacy for Education Students," PETE & C Conference, Hershey, PA (February 2013).

"iPads in the Classroom: Education Students Experience Mobile Technology," EDUCAUSE Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference, Baltimore, MD (January  2013)

"Using iPads: Libraries and Faculty Members Working Together to Increase Student Technology Literacy," PaLA Conference, Gettysburg, PA (October 2012).

"High-Stakes Testing and Its Effects on Pennsylvania Middle Schools," Pennsylvania Middle School Association Conference, Hershey, PA (March 2011).

"Future Principals Meet eBooks in the Classroom," Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo and Conference (PETE&C) Hershey, PA ( February 2011) with D. Fidishun, Ed.D., Librarian, Penn State Libraries; Head Librarian, Penn State Great Valley Library.

"Kindling Interest in New Technologies," Library Research Seminar V, University of Maryland (October 2010).

"Partnering to Introduce eBooks into a Graduate Education Course," Pennsylvania Library Association Conference, Lancaster, PA (October 2010).

"Developing an Alumni Student Teacher Network," 39th Annual Teacher Education Assembly, Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators, Grantville, PA, October 2010).

“Data-Driven Decision Making,”  PSBA/PASA Annual Conference, Hershey (September, 2004).

“Instructional Strategies That Work for Middle Level Students,” Kutztown University, Middle Level Education Conference (December, 1996).  Also presented at Hamburg Area School District (March, 1997) and NMSA Annual Conference, St. Louis (November, 2000).

“Celebrate Diversity:  An Integrated Multicultural Program,” PASA - PSBA School Leadership Conference, Hershey (September, 1999).

“A Closer Look at Interdisciplinary Approaches to Instruction and Cooperative Learning Environments,” ASCD Annual Conference, San Francisco (March, 1999).

“Instructional Planning for the Middle Level Learner,” Kutztown University, Middle Level Education Conference (October, 1998).

“Planning for Curriculum Integration,” Kutztown University, Middle Level Education Conference (October, 1997).

“Interdisciplinary Curriculum and Instruction,” ASCD Annual Conference (March, 1996).

“Steps Toward Implementing an Interdisciplinary Curriculum,” Pennsylvania ASCD State Conference (November, 1992).  Also presented at the Pennsylvania Middle School Association State Conference (March, 1992) and the Pennsylvania Middle School Association Regional Conference (November, 1991).

“Global/International Education:  The ASCD - Pennsylvania ASCD Connection,” Pennsylvania ASCD State Conference (November, 1992).

“International Education and the Interdisciplinary Curriculum,” Pennsylvania ASCD Conference (November, 1990).

“Effective Middle Level Schools,” Lehigh University Middle Level Institute (March, 1990).

“Homogeneous Versus Heterogeneous Grouping,” ASCD Middle School Conference (December, 1989).

“The Middle School of the Future,” ASCD Annual Conference (March, 1989).