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Dr. Rosie Branciforte

Adjunct Instructor

My Background

I earned my BA from the College of Mount Saint Vincent in Riverdale, New York, with a double major in English Literature and Elementary Education; then I continued on to the University of Bridgeport for my Masters in Education with a specialization in Remedial Reading. And, in May 2011, I completed my Doctor of Education degree (E.D.D. in Curriculum & Instruction with a specialization in English Composition).



Valencia College - 2018

For the Summer 2018 semester I will be teaching EAP courses at the West campus.



My Teaching Philosophy

Education, as well as my philosophy of teaching and learning, is not accomplished by individual effort; rather it is a group dynamic driven by invention, interaction, questioning, sharing and discovery, realized by “re-vision”.



Personal Interests and Hobbies

After my teaching responsibilities, what is left of me and my time, I unselfishly give to my significant other, my two Italian Greyhounds (Giovanni {Gio} and Josafina {Jojo}), mindless comedy movies, reading, gardening, and beachcombing in Ormond Beach, Florida. I may be busy and extremely time challenged but I believe that what does not kill me will make me stronger. And, as E.E. Cummings noted, “then laugh, leaning back in my arms, since life is not a paragraph and death is no parentheses.”





Phone: (407) 399-3648

Email: rbranciforte@valenciacollege.edu

Office: Other

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