Adjunct Faculty Directory

The quality of the courses and internships offered at the Warner School is further enhanced by the participation of a number of expert practitioners and faculty from other institutions in the roles of instructor or co-instructor for specific courses or internship supervisors.

These adjunct faculty members are selected to complement the expertise of the tenure-track and clinical-track faculty for the benefit of Warner students.

The following list includes only a subset of the people who will be serving as adjunct faculty.

Lisa Brown
EdD, University of Rochester
Certified in Online Teaching and Learning, Lisa Brown teaches a number of online and hybrid/online courses. Brown also has 20 years’ experience working in higher education at the University of Rochester and oversees online learning activities and the Blackboard learning management system.

Christine Green
PhD, University of Rochester 
Christine Green was a practicing educator in the Rochester area for 16 years teaching elementary education, special education, and literacy. Most recently, she has applied all those years of experience to design college courses for preservice and practicing educators in the areas of special education and literacy at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Additionally, Green has supported preservice educators during their field experiences and student teaching placements in area school districts through supervision and facilitating seminars. Her research interests are centered on early literacy acquisition, digital literacy, multimodal learning, and teacher education. 

Robert R. Ike
EdD, Seton Hall University
Robert Ike became superintendent of the Palmyra-Macedon Central School District in 2007 after serving as a superintendent in New York's North Country for three years prior. He started his career as a middle-level social studies teacher in the Romulus Central School District, then served as principal at Newfield Middle School in Tompkins County where he earned the designation as New York State Middle School Principal of the Year in 2004. A native of Seneca County, Ike holds a BS and MSEd. from the State University of New York College at Oswego, a Certificate of Advanced Study from the State University of New York College at Cortland, and a EdD in education leadership, management, and policy from Seton Hall University. He was named the 2018 New York State Superintendent of the Year.

Patrick McCue
EdD, University of Rochester
Patrick McCue teaches courses in the educational leadership program related to human resources management. He currently serves as the assistant superintendent for human resources and strategic initiatives in the Rush-Henrietta Central School District, where he is responsible for hiring, staff evaluation, professional development, strategic planning, and the district’s diversity and equity initiatives. He previously served as a high school principal for 14 years and was an assistant principal and a secondary social studies teacher.

Kevin McGowan
PhD, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Dr. McGowan became Superintendent of BCSD more than three years ago after being Superintendent of Warsaw Central School District. He started his career as a second grade teacher in the Starpoint Central School District in Niagara County, then served as assistant principal and principal in the Iroquois Central School District in Erie County. A native of Buffalo, he holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and master’s degree in school administration from Canisius College and a doctorate in educational leadership and policy from the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, a premier, research-intensive public university.

Dan Osborn
EdD candidate, University of Rochester
Dan Osborn has taught courses on inclusive education at Warner since 1999. A veteran elementary and special education teacher, he brings to his courses his personal experience teaching multi-grade classes that include students with very different abilities. Osborn is a doctoral student at Warner.

Kevin Whitaker
EdD, University of Rochester
Kevin Whitaker currently serves as superintendent for the Jamestown Central School District. Before this role, he was an assistant superintendent for the Geneva City School District, a position that he held for seven years.  Prior to his work in Geneva, Whitaker was the high school principal in Newark from 2003-13, assistant principal, and K-12 mathematics coordinator in the Churchville-Chili CSD from 1999-2003, assistant principal at Dake Middle School in Irondequoit from 1998-99, and high school and middle school teacher for seven years prior to that.  His interests lie in all things instructional and assessment related, with a heavy dose of change and individualized student support.  His research interests include early dropout detection and keeping students on the graduation path, and supporting under-represented populations and under-resourced schools. He has been an educational consultant and presenter, and has also served his community as a Captain in his local fire department and as an EMT on a volunteer ambulance corps.