2000 Admin & Supervision, 12 Grad. Cr., McDaniel College
1998 Special Education, M. A., George Washington U.
1994 Ed. Studies & Psychology, B. A., U. of Delaware
Higher education experience
University supervisor of 4 interns per semester
Instructor of Internship Seminar
Recruitment Officer for 3 projects
Manager of tuition and stipend awards for 20 master's students
Student Representative on faculty search committee
School administration experience
Grew nonpublic school from 18 to 120+ students in 4 years
Showed 20% or higher profitability
Supervised and evaluated faculty and staff of 30
Managed school facility and operations
Developed new programs and school locations
Eight years leading nonpublic special education high schools
Pathways of hope for the students left behind: The sagas of two students. Reclaiming Children and Youth, 12, pp.71-75.
Coming out resilient: Strategies to help gay and lesbian youth. Reaching Today's Youth: The Community Circle of Caring Journal, (3) 4, pp.51-54.
CB Career Education Scope and Sequence , Pathways Schools.
The Pathways School at Edgewood: A Guide for Students and Families , Pathways Schools.
Pioneers in the field of educational neuroscience: Special education doctoral students bridge the gap . 6th Annual Educational Symposium for Research and Innovation, GWU, Feb. 28, 2009.
A study in shadow: A metaphor of Eisner's imaginings In N. Paley Reimagining "The Educational Imagination:" A gallery walk of Aesthetic Research Methodologies. 6th Annual ESRI, GWU, Feb. 28, 2009.
Meeting Students Where They Are . The Benedictine School, May 16, 2003.
The Pathways Schools: Transition within the Community , MANSEF Conference, Dec. 1, 2000.
The Pathways Schools: Transition within the Community , Apr. 4, 1997
Providing Culturally Sensitive Services to Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Adolescents . The Metropolitan Consortium of Special Education Schools' Conference, Nov. 5, 1996.
Advanced Professional Certificate, Maryland, 2011
Special Education, Grade 6 - Adult
Trainer, Therapeutic Aggression Control Techniques, expired
Awards Selective Excellence Doctorate in Special Education Dean's Scholar Award, 2008-2009 & 2009-2010
Community & volunteer service
2008 – 2010 President, GW Student Ch #1006, Council for Exceptional Children
2008 – 2009 Student Representative, EBD Faculty Search Committee, George Washington University
2001 – 2007 Advisory Council for Programs for Teachers of Students with EBD, George Washington University
2000 – 2004 Board Director & Treasurer, Anne Arundel Council of Community Services, Maryland
2003 - 2004 Reviewer, Bridge to Excellence Master Plan Peer Review Panel, Maryland State Department of Education
1999 – 2004 Professional Member, Anne Arundel Special Education Citizens’ Advisory Council, Maryland
1998 – 2003 Conference Planning Committee, Maryland Association of Nonpublic Special Education Facilities