Associate Professor of Education
Phone: ext. 2286
Email: sabas@centenaryuniversity.edu

Academic Accomplishments

  • Ed.D. Educational Technology, Lehigh University, 1998
  • M.Ed. Educational Technology Lehigh University 1985
  • M. Ed. Curriculum & Instruction Lehigh University, 1976
  • Certifications: New Jersey Elementary K-6
  • New Jersey Middle School Language Arts
  • New Jersey Middle School Mathematics
  • New Jersey Middle School Science

Biography

Prior to arriving at Centenary, Dr. Saba was a classroom teacher at the Marian McKeown Elementary School in Hampton Township Sussex County, New Jersey. During his 30 years with the district, he was a sixth grade teacher primarily in Language Arts, Mathematics, and Science. He also served as the district’s technology coordinator for 10 years pioneering the use of technology for teaching and learning.

At Centenary, Dr. Saba teaches in both the undergraduate teacher preparation program and the online Masters of Education in Educational Practice. He also serves as the coordinator for the online Masters program. In addition, Dr. Saba coproduces professional development workshops for area teachers for the Centenary Teachers’ Academy. He is also one of the CAEP Accreditation Coordinators which provides accreditation for the Education Department certification programs.

During his doctoral sabbatical, Dr. Saba served as the Assistant Director of the Educational Technology Resource Center for the College of Education at Lehigh. He provided technology support for school districts in the Lehigh Valley, PA. He specializes in online learning and the use of technology in classrooms for teaching and learning.

Research

Formative assessment strategies in the mathematics classroom.

Published Works

Developing Competence in the New Literacies: What Teachers Need to Know. Paper published in the Pennsylvania Teacher Educator Journal Vol. 8. (October 24, 2009)

Using Wikis to Develop Competence in the New Literacies. (March 14, 2008) Kennesaw State University Atlanta GA MAKING AN IMPACT: Best Practices for P-12 Teacher Preparation conference

American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education Making an Impact – Chicago, IL Paper Presentation: Using Wikis to Develop Competence in the New Literacies (February 7, 2009)

Teachers’ Academy: Meeting the Needs of Teachers in Diverse PDS Communities (March 10, 2011). National Professional Development Schools Conference New Orleans, LA

Teachers’ Academy: Meeting the Needs of Teachers in Diverse PDS Communities (May 26, 2011). New Jersey Professional Development Schools Conference William Paterson University.

Accreditation Briefs and Annual Reports. (Annually). Council for Accreditation of Education Programs.