Susan M. Dreves

Instructor of Education
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Contact Information
Phone: 724-458-2986
Email: smdreves@gcc.edu

Susan M. Dreves

Education

  • B.A., Grove City College
  • M.S., Slippery Rock University
  • Administrative Certificate, Westminster College

Academic Interests:

Second language acquisition/ESL techniques as applied in the regular classroom with a particular interest in how these techniques affect the academic performance and social relationships of non-ESL learners, teacher preparation and effectiveness, particularly in regard to classroom management through interpersonal relationships and student-internalization of wanted behavior, and a general interest in educational technology used to diagnose, evaluate, and enhance both teaching and learning.

Course(s) Taught:

  • EDUC 324: Teaching Elementary Social Sciences, Fall and Spring Semesters
  • EDUC 325: Teaching Elementary Science and Health, Fall and Spring Semesters
  • EDUC 371: Secondary Field Experience (First Level); Fall and Spring Semesters
  • EDUC 381: Elementary Field Experience (First Level); Fall and Spring Semesters
  • EDUC 382: Elementary Field Experience (Second Level); Fall and Spring Semesters
  • EDUC 383: Elementary Field Experience (Third Level); Fall and Spring Semesters

Personal Interests/Hobbies:

  • Spending time with my husband (Mike Dreves, GCC Head Men’s Soccer Coach/Exercise Science and Phys. Ed. Dept.) and two boys
  • Volunteering (particularly with local youth sports, the YMCA, and with my church)
  • Sports (playing…but not watching!); volleyball is my favorite, but I run a lot as well
  • Trying new recipes (much to my family’s dismay, I rarely make the same recipe twice)
  • Vacuuming and Organizing (yes, I am aware that this is an odd hobby)
  • Traveling (I’m not picky as to where…just take me somewhere I’ve never been)
  • Researching on the Internet and in books for all my “wonderings”

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