Good education is fundamental for EVERYONE.

Good education is fundamental for EVERYONE.

EDUCATON CONSULTATION

My background and qualifications include:

Masters degree in Education, specializing in consultation.

  • Doctorate in applied psychology with post-doctoral training in evaluation and treatment of children and adolescents with significant developmental, neuro-developmental and Traumatic Brain Injury at Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation and School as well as Children’s Specialty Hospital.

  • Active Certification as School Psychologist, School Counselor and School Principal State of New Hampshire, Department of Education. Certificate #40687 Exp. 06/30/2013

  • District-Level Administrative, Management and Leadership experience in the area of Special Education, Pupil Personnel, Guidance and College Advising as well as Section 504 coordination. 

  • Expert Witness in several significant Special Education cases in New Hampshire.

  • Independent Evaluator providing clear, unbiased and astute evaluations and practical recommendations.

  • Faculty of Education with focus on Special Education & Education of Exceptional learners as well as Developmental Educational Psychology.

  • Special Advisor to New Hampshire Senator Bob Smith during the 1997 IDEA Reauthorization legislation.

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Services for Districts:

  • Independent evaluations

  • Second-opinions on psychoeducational evaluations and special education services

  • Expert testimony.

  • Administrative consultation and training—including School Board training—for preventative and mitigative risk management.

  • Executive coaching for District-level personnel on critical human resource and contract negotiations.

  • Grant writing, monitoring and management services.

  • System-wide program design, development, implementation and evaluation.

  • Developing and delivering targeted training for faculty and staff.

  • Other services as requested.

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Services for Families:

  • Independent Evaluation.

  • Advising, Consultation & Second Opinion on quality and appropriateness of educational services and placement for students with disabilities.

  • College Admission Advising, coaching and mentoring including development of a plan from Sophomore year of high school to maximize college and financial aid option. 

 
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For Attorneys:

  • Forensic psycho-educational evaluation.

  • Consultation on advocacy strategy.

  • Training on understanding nuances of educational evaluation, services and individual education plans. 

  • Development and analysis of programming and placement with regards to FAPE.

  • Expert Testimony.