Doctorate in Educational Leadership: D'Youville College
Master of Science in Education, Educational Leadership; Master of Science in Educational Leadership, Pupil Personnel Services; Master of Science in Educational Leadership, Reading: Canisius University
Bachelor of Science in Education, Elementary Education: State University of New York College at Fredonia
Non-matriculated study at Oxford University, England
Dr. Jacqueline Gow's career started as a reading specialist in Western New York. While working as a reading specialist, Dr. Gow completed her Masters of Education degrees at Canisius University. While completing her doctorate in education at D'Youville College, Dr. Gow served as a TOSA Principal, professional development provider to the Frontier Central Schools and other districts across Western New York, and NYS Education Department testing consultant. Her dissertation research investigated the relationship of elementary school climate and socio-economics.
Dr. Gow currently teaches candidates in the Childhood Education/Special Education program about the strategies for effective literacy instruction and how to differentiate instruction for students with disabilities, English Language Learners, Gifted and Talented students, and any other students identified as special and/or with unique educational needs. She also teaches candidates in the Literacy Education programs about the research-based foundational principles for effective instruction as well as best practices in teacher education.
Dr. Gow co-directed a federal grant from the division of the U. S. Department of Education, earning the National Blue Ribbon Award and a state grant from the New York State Education Department, the Reward School Grant, for Big Tree Elementary. Through this endeavor, Dr. Gow and her colleagues have transformed elementary educational programs to provide high quality education for all students to succeed.