Robert.Isherwood@sru.edu 724 738 2453
Dr Robert Isherwood is a faculty member in the Special Education Department. He received his undergraduate degree in Special Education and Elementary Education from SRU. He earned a Master’s degree in Special Education and School Leadership with Principal Certification from The University of Pittsburgh. He also earned a doctorate in Educational Leadership from Pitt and has a superintendent's Letter of Eligibility in Pennsylvania. Dr. Isherwood was a special education teacher for 10 years in public schools and served as a principal in two school districts in Pennsylvania. He also served on the Butler Area School Board for a four year term. Dr. Isherwood received the United Way's Red Apple Award in Education in 2007 for outstanding teaching and community service in Butler County, where he lives. Dr. Isherwood does work throughout Pennsylvania in public schools in the areas of inclusion, special education law, differentiated teaching practices and data driven instructional practices. He has recently published articles in the Journal of Ethnographic and Qualitative Research and Pennsylvania School Administrator Magazine on co-teaching.