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Edward F. Cloutier


Edward F. Cloutier

Meet Edward F. Cloutier

Associate Professor, Education

Education: 1970 Northern Illinois University, B.S.
1972 Northern Illinois University, M.S.
1974 Northern Illinois University, CAS
1980 University of Illinois, Ed.D

Courses Taught: Foundations of Education: Historical, Philosophical and Sociological Components of the American Educational System
Social Studies

Career Specialties: Edward Cloutier focuses on the recognition and development of the characteristics of effective teaching.

Professional and Community Activities: Since graduate school, Cloutier has sought to determine those characteristics that distinguish effective teachers from average. He has surveyed school principals and consolidated several dozen characteristics into three basic areas: instructional skills, classroom management and professionalism.

He is the author and project manager for the Collegial Teacher Enhancement Project. He consults with the Hillsborough County Schools in grant preparation and evaluation. Cloutier has a passion for baseballĀ and has served as an umpire for games from little league through college.