Staff Information

Associate Professor/Education Coordinator - Towanda

James Gilhooley, Ph.D.

Associate Professor/Education Coordinator - Towanda

Department or Division: Division of Education

Office Location: Ward Hall 2nd Floor - Room 200


Phone Number: (570) 945-8575

What makes Keystone special to me?
"Great students and fellow faculty."


  • Bloomsburg University, B.S. Elementary Education
  • Marywood University, M.S. Middle School Education
  • University of Pennsylvania, Ed.D. Educational Administration

Pennsylvania Certification

  • Instructional  I - Elementary Education
  • Administrative II - Elementary Principal
  • Supervisory II  - Elementary Supervisor
  • Letter Of Eligibility  - District Superintendent
  • Letter Of Eligibility - Iu Executive Director
  • Supervisory 1  - Director Of C+I (K-12)
  • Administrative II - Secondary Principal

Courses Taught

  • Foundations of Education
  • Child, Family & Community
  • Teaching Children with Divers Needs
  • Ethics for Educators
  • Contemporary Research, Issues, and Ethics in Education
  • Introduction to Education
  • Elementary Math Methods
  • Classroom Management
  • Praxis Prep in Math, Reading, Writing, Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, Fundamental Subjects, PAPA/PECT, Family Health and Safety, and Developmental Assessment I & II

Additional Training

  • National Association Of Elementary School Principals National Convention – 2013, Three day conference focusing on best practices for better schools
  • Best Practices In E-learning - 2012 
  • An online workshop dedicated to online learning
  • PACTE Annual Spring Conference - 2011
  • Teaching:  a subversive activity to educate all
  • Pennsylvania Early Learning Keys Conference – 2011
  • To further develop skills, explore new research, and instructional strategies associated with meeting the
  • unique educational needs of all learners.
  • NASDTEC 14th  Professional Practices Institute – 2010
  • Sound professional practices across the continuum:  doing more with less
  • Pennsylvania Higher Education Institute - 2010
  • The future is here: developing responsive pre-k to grade 4 educators and learners
  • Basic Reading/English, Math, Writing Professional Education Course – 2009
  • Praxis prep course provided by Pattan for continuing education credits
  • Differentiated Instruction In Mathematics Academy – 2007-2008
  • A thirty hour course in the development of integrated math instruction
  • National Association Of School Psychologists National Convention – 2007
  • Helping children achieve their best at home and in life
  • Pennsylvania Middle School Association State Conference – 2007
  • Workshops on assessment and state testing, inter-disciplinary units, teaming, integrated curriculum, technology, school law, and adolescent development
  • National Association Of Laboratory Schools Fall Symposium – 2006
  • A three day conference focusing on the multiple intelligence theory of dr. Howard Gardner
  • Praxis Preparation Training – 2005
  • A training provided by butler community college to help students pass the Pennsylvania Praxis 1 test