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Arlene A. Moliterno


Arlene Moliterno Faculty Profile Image

Clinical Professor
Curriculum and Teaching

113 West 60th Street
Room 1102

Dr. Moliterno is a clinical professor of education in the Division of Curriculum and Teaching at Fordham University Graduate School of Education. She has extensive experience in teacher education at the elementary and secondary levels.

Dr. Moliterno is the Program Coordinator for the Advanced Literacy Program and serves as advisor for Childhood/Special Education students at the Lincoln Center and Westchester campuses.


PhD - Language, Literacy and Learning, Fordham University Graduate School of Education

MA - Adelphi University

BA - Herbert H. Lehman College


Literacy Education

Assessment and Instruction for Struggling Readers and Writers

Reflective Practice and Mentoring Novice Teachers

Literacy Leadership/Literacy Coaching


Professional Activities

Moliterno, A. (2014). New York State score setting conference for the Content Specialty Examination in Literacy (065).

Moliterno, A. & George, M.A. (2014). It takes a village: Responding to the NYSED reform agenda. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of New York State Association of Teacher Educators, Saratoga Springs, NY.

Moliterno, A. (2014-2015). Consultant for Astor Foundation Planning Grant awarded to Anita V. Batisti to investigate the efficacy of coaching on pre-kindergarten and kindergarten teachers’ early literacy instruction. Fordham University, New York, New York

Moliterno, A. (2014). Project REACH: Completed Orton-Gillingham Training Sessions for Faculty.

Selected Publications

Brause, R.S., Lee, S., & Moliterno, A. (2008). Teaching for childhood reading/literacy engagements: curricular concepts, contexts, and challenges. In S. Kucer (ed.) What research really says about teaching and learning to read. Mawah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum/Routledge Falmer & Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English.

Moliterno, A. A. (2005). Using PowerPoint to create digital poster sessions in a literacy methods course. Journal of Reading Education, 31, (1), 41-42. 

Schmalz , K.J. and Moliterno, A. (2001). Developing presentation skills: A guide for effective instruction. Needham Heights , MA: Allyn and Bacon. 

Professional Affiliations

International Literacy Association

Alpha Upsilon Alpha, Fordham University Chapter (Advisor)

Organization of Teacher Educators in Reading (OTER)

NYSATE -New York State Association of Teacher Educators

Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers

National Council of the Teachers of English


Assessment and Development of Literacy Practices: Birth-Grade 6 (CTGE6012)

Assessment and Development of Literacy Practices: Grades 5-12 (CTGE6014)

Critical Literacy for Childhood Readers and Writers (CTGE6008)

Critical Literacy for Adolescent Readers and Writers (CTGE6010)

Final Reflective Seminar for Literacy Leaders (CTGE6551)

Reflective Seminars for MST Students (Lincoln Center and Westchester Campuses) (CTGE5551/5552/5553/5554)

Research and Assessment of Struggling Readers and Writers B-Grade 6 (CTGE6016)

Research and Assessment of Adolescent Struggling Readers and Writers (CTGE6018)