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About Ellie Abdi

Internationally recognized expert in education with extensive experience in physical education and research, Dr. Ellie Abdi is a former gymnast, dancer, and coach who is now a faculty and researcher. She has worked in capacity of a teacher, teacher trainer, teacher leader, professional development & research coordinator, and a member of an urban district's physical and health education leadership team in New Jersey. With the district's partnership Professor Abdi is a clinical faculty member at Center of Pedagogy in Montclair State University. A research associate and Professeur associé for Groupe de Recherche en Sciences pour l'Ingénieur (GRESPI) at Université de Reims in France, a consultant with the Global Professional Skills Program (GPS) at The American University of Paris, France and a Content Expert for University of Grand Canyon, School of Doctoral Studies in Arizona are among her other academic endeavors. Furthermore, Dr. Abdi was an elected Vice President of physical education for New Jersey Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (NJAHPERD, 2016-2018) and now is an elected member of Diversity and Inclusiveness board for SHAPE-America (Society of Health And Physical Education) who advocates on behalf of NJ teachers and students before Congress in Washington, DC. She is also a Vice President for Jerome Lohez 9/11 Scholarship Foundation in New York City and director of Scholarship program for Little Falls, New Jersey Democratic Club. Dr. Abdi is an Editorial Board Member for 3 peer-reviewed journals in Turkey, India, Bulgaria, and a review editor for Frontiers International Youth Journal in Switzerland in addition to Elsevier International plus an invitee member of scientific committees at many international conferences. An author and presenter of many papers, keynotes and workshops domestically & internationally who holds a Masters of Education in Philosophy for Children from Montclair State University in New Jersey and an Education Doctoral in Educational Leadership from Northcentral University in San Diego, California. Professor Abdi's research, interviews and articles have been published in various international and national journals and sites. She is the author of 2 books and contributed several chapters in books.

Positions

Present Clinical Faculty, Montclair State University
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Education

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Ed.D., Northcentral University ‐ Education
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Articles (10)

Book Chapters (1)

Conference Proceedings (6)

Contributions to Books (1)

Journal Articles (6)

Research Works (1)