LOS ANGELES, Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP), a nonprofit graduate school devoted to psychology and the behavioral sciences, welcomes Gino Natalicchio, Ph.D. as vice president of Online and Blended Learning.
"Many institutions are integrating online courses into their curriculum, but few have taken a strategic, measured and quality-driven approach as The Chicago School of Professional Psychology," said Dr. Natalicchio. "I'm honored to join the TCSPP family and work on taking our online programs to the next level, incorporating TCSPP's highest academic quality and cutting edge technology; ensuring a rich and full learning experience in a dynamic, interactive, convenient and self-paced online learning environment."
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology's Online-Blended Programs give students with full-time jobs and family commitments the opportunity to get a comprehensive graduate education. Programs are taught predominantly online with a "blended" format that combines online, on-campus and community-based learning. Master's and doctorate degrees are offered in a variety of programs with experienced faculty who teach as well as use engaging content through video conferencing, real-time conversations and social networking tools. The school also has countless partnerships so students can take advantage of real-world training in the field.
Dr. Natalicchio spent more than 20 years in senior management including the past six years as executive director at Laureate Education, Inc., overseeing online, blended and hybrid initiatives for domestic and international programs. He previously served as a full-time faculty member and acting director at Walden's School of Management, where he launched the first business administration program with the Universidad del Valle de Mexico. Prior to that, he worked with large media corporations, including Turner Pictures Worldwide, Inc. and Quiero Television S.A. and Launch, S. L. in Europe. His business models have resulted in successful start-ups around the world.
Dr. Natalicchio earned his doctorate in industrial and organizational psychology from Walden University and an MFA from the American Film Institute. He is fluent in five languages.
About The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Founded in 1979, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP) is the largest nonprofit graduate school devoted exclusively to psychology and related behavioral sciences. It serves more than 4,300 students across campuses in Chicago; Southern California (L.A., Irvine, Westwood); and Washington D.C. The institution is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, and its Clinical Psychology doctoral program in Chicago is accredited by the American Psychological Association. A member of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology, TCSPP is recognized for its distinguished service and outstanding contributions to cultural diversity and advocacy. Its community service initiatives have also earned it recognition on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for five consecutive years. With more than 20 graduate degree programs, thousands of hours of real-world training, and a wealth of international opportunities, TCSPP is a leader in professional psychology education. To learn more, visit www.thechicagoschool.edu.
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