Expertise DescriptionI have over 40 years experience in pre-K through post-secondary education in alternative, charter, international, private, and public schools, and educational camps. My expertise includes: administration / management; at-risk students; boards of education; bullying; civil rights; curriculum review; education laws; education programs and services; education supervision; employee dismissal; liability; I.E.P. review; litigation support; negligent hiring; performance assessment; placement; policies, procedures, and practices; restructuring; retention; risk analysis; school evaluation; school security; sexual abuse; special education; staff accountability; student disabilities compliance; student peer harassment; student safety; student grading; sports injury, including pole vaulting, head and brain injury, javelin, and baseball game; and student supervision / negligence. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: school agency case review and analysis; document reviews; expert report and affidavit development; discovery suggestions; Bullying; School and agency accidents; Civil Rights; School Evaluation in custody matters; Standard of Care in regard to: student safety and supervision; staff hiring, supervision, and retention; school administration; special education; Sports injury.
My consulting services include: develops and present seminars in education law, special education, and management; performs safety and risk assessments; provides policy-and-procedure reviews and recommendations; school-related bullying and harassment issues for families and individuals; carries out student due-process reviews, assessment of student records for program placement, reviews and analyses of children's special education and disability needs, and reviews and comparisons of schools in custody matters.
|Doctorate||Education Administration and Supervision||Rutgers University|
|Masters||Special Education||The College of New Jersey|
|Masters||Education Law||University of New Hampshire|
|Certified School Superintendent|
|Certified School Principal|
|Certified Special Educator|
|Certified Management Consultant|
Awards & Affiliation
|Radio America – Commitment to Community Services Radio Recognition Award|
American Association of School Administrators
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases