Cathy A. Rosensteel

Cathy Rosensteel

Clinical Faculty
Director of Special Education Programs
Beatty Hall 112


M.A. Loyola University Maryland, Spiritual and Pastoral Care
M.Ed., Loyola College Maryland,  Supervision and Administration
B.S. Coppin State College, Special Education 

Assistive Technology Application Certificate, California State University 


As the director of the special education program, the coordinator of the special education practicum program, and an instructor in the undergraduate and graduate programs, Ms. Rosensteel enjoys observing students apply the knowledge that they have gained. Her areas of interest include urban education, inclusive education, and teacher resilience. Ms. Rosensteel has 20 years of experience as an urban educator. While working with the Baltimore City Public Schools, Ms. Rosensteel taught special education students in a variety of settings and held administrative positions at the school-based and central office levels. Her accomplishments include developing and directing the Canton K-12 Citywide Inclusion Project, a professional development initiative that supported inclusive education programs for students with special needs.

When not at work, Ms. Rosensteel enjoys outdoor activities with her husband, son, and dog at their home on the Chesapeake Bay. Ms. Rosensteel also holds a degree in Spiritual and Pastoral Care and relishes the opportunity to lead retreats and conduct spiritual direction sessions.


Awards and Grants

Co-Director, Loyola University Maryland Teach for Maryland Consortium Race To The Top Grant

Selected Presentations

June 2013                               Race to The Top Workshop  
“Saturday Teacher Relief Series to Create Harmonious Classrooms”      

October 2009                         Professional Development Workshops for Walter P. Carter
"Using UDL & Co-Planning Elementary/ Middle School, Baltimore City Public Schools to Meet the Needs of Students”                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       


Professional Activities/Society Memberships

Council for Exceptional Children,
Faculty sponsor for the Council for Exceptional Children Student Club,
Executive Board member- the Northeast Interfaith Peace Garden