Due to the inclement weather, the University will cancel all classes at all locations as of 1:00 p.m. today through and including Wednesday January 28, 2015. Classes will resume on Thursday January 29, 2015, at their regularly scheduled times at all locations. All University offices will close at 4:30 p.m. today through Tuesday January 27, 2015. A decision on reopening the University will be made Tuesday evening and notification to all employees will be made. Note: All essential services employees please report as scheduled. For more info, visit the SHU Campus Alert page.

Gerald Neipp, Ed.D.

Gerald Neipp, Ed.D.


Dr. Neipp has 35 years of experience in public education as a classroom teacher, guidance counselor, work study coordinator, special education supervisor and director of pupil services.

During his tenure at Sacred Heart University Dr. Neipp has specialized in classroom management and has written a book on the subject. Competence, Confidence, Execution: The Key To Good Classroom management. One Small Step At A Time is used by many of the faculty teaching classroom management at both the undergraduate and graduate level. In addition to his teaching at SHU Dr. Neipp has done numerous presentations on the subject of classroom management to both teachers and parents.

Professional interests include providing workshops in classroom management and technology in the classroom to professional educators.

Degrees and Certifications

    • EdD, 1991, Nova Southeastern University
    • Sixth Year Degree, 1977, Southern Connecticut State University
    • MS, 1971, Central Connecticut State University
    • BA, 1965, Boston University

Teaching Responsibilities

    • Classroom Management
    • Secondary Methods
    • Secondary Curriculum
    • Administrative Interns

Research Interests & Grants

    • The brain and learning
    • Technology in the classroom

Contact Information

Office Location & Hours

  • Location:
    Leadership Literacy
    Isabelle Farrington College of Education
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