Title: Associate Professor of Education; Former Associate Dean of Elizabethtown College; Former Chair of Department of Education
Company: Elizabethtown College
Location: York, Pennsylvania, United States
Carroll Tyminski, Associate Professor of Education at Elizabethtown College, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in special needs education.
Since 2004, Dr. Tyminski has flourished as an associate professor of education with Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania, in which she teaches special education courses and senior honors projects in education. Her research areas include inclusionary practice in the United States and abroad and intergenerational service-learning, and her primary areas of teaching focus on the areas of inclusion and cognitive, behavioral, physical and health impairments. In addition, she has served as Elizabethtown’s former chair of its department of education and as an associate dean. Previously, Dr. Tyminski excelled teaching special education students in Maryland and Pennsylvania public schools and studied human genetics at the Johns Hopkins University.
After obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill in 1970, Dr. Tyminski followed with a Master of Education in special education from UNC. She continued her education with an educational doctorate in adult education and psychoeducational processes from Temple University in Philadelphia in 1995.
Dr. Tyminski attributes her success to her ability to establish a connection and relationship with people, as well as her passion for helping special education students. As a career highlight, she cites creating Elizabethtown College’s Special Education Certification Program to prepare teachers to teach every child, including those with special needs. Her goal in the coming years is to expand her network, which would give her the opportunity to find out about financial sources that might enable the work to continue for advocacy for special needs children.
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