Twoey, Emery

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Contact Info

Campus: West Palm Beach
Building: Borbe Hall
Number: 120

Phone: (561) 803-2354
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School and Department

The School of Education and Behavioral Studies
Education (UG)

Faculty Profile

Full Name: Emery D Twoey

Professor of Education

B.A., St. Leo College; M.S., Barry University; Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University; M.Div., Luther Rice Seminary.


Dr. Twoey has been in teacher education at the collegiate level since 1992. He was an associate professor of Education at Olivet Nazarene University in Kankakee, Ill. until joining the faculty of PBA in 1996.Previously, he was a school counselor and special education teacher in Dade County public schools. He is the author of "ProTeen: A Positive Approach to Understanding Adolescents," and his area of interests are special education, adolescent education and counseling. He is director of Crosspoint Counseling  Center at Church in the Farms in Jupiter. 


Dr. Twoey has written numerous articles for various periodicals on character development in teenagers, developing social skills in children and pragmatic education.He has presented papers at educational conferences and workshops including Teaching Academic Survival Skills (TASS) conference, the Florida Association of Colleges and Schools (FACS) and the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).


He was a contributing writer for the “What Works” Survey of the Palm Beach County public schools that looks at what students desire in their learning environment,  designed by PBA’s education department. He has also written a grant titled, “Preparing for Middle School” (PMS).  He has written several workshops including “Catching Up With Your Daughters,” a seminar for dads with daughters, and “Running With The Wild Mustangs,” a seminar for men’s integrity.  He is currently writing a special education textbook and a book on post-modern teens.


Dr. Twoey co-hosts a weekly Bible study for high school boys in his home and has worked extensively with his church's youth group since 1999.