Kathryn Ado

Assistant Professor; Ed.D., Columbia University

Peter Sammartino School of Education


Professor Ado is interested in teacher attrition and retention, urban school reform, blended learning and the use of technology in the classroom, literacy, and meeting the needs of all students.

Professor Ado teaches in the QUEST Program at FDU, including Seminars I, II, and III. She also teaches Effective Reading Instruction.

Credentials, capsule biography:

Professor Ado earned her Doctorate in Education from Teachers College, Columbia University in 2009 in the Leadership and School Change Program. She conducted research with NCREST at Teachers College, focuing primarily on the Early College Project. Before earning her Ed.D., Professor Ado provided professional development on meeting the literacy needs of struggling readers in middle and high schools in New York City.


New teacher attrition and retention, teacher preparation and induction, school change in urban environments, and blended learning in K-12 settings

Short Abstract

Teaches undergraduate education seminars, graduate courses in secondary literacy instruction and urban education.

University College

Peter Sammartino School of Education
Mail Stop T-BH2-01
1000 River Road
Teaneck, NJ 07666
(201) 692 -2836