DA, Associate Provost and Dean, School of Education, Human and Health Sciences, Bay Path University
A nationally recognized leader in the field of special education, Elizabeth served as assistant dean, chair, and director of the Department of Special Education—undergraduate and graduate—at Simmons College in Boston prior to joining Bay Path as the Dean of Faculty for the Burlington campus. She has been the principal investigator on several federal grants; conducted numerous program curriculum evaluations; chaired college accreditation evaluations; and served as a grant reader for several state and federal grants in Washington, DC; and was a participant at the CISSLM-IMLS International Research Symposium discussing the impact of school libraries on student learning in New York. Currently, she is co-editor of the Journal of the National Association for Alternative Certification, an education publication, and is a member of the national CEC finance committee for the Council of Special Education Administrators.
Elizabeth’s research interests are in the areas of special education, professional development, and inclusionary practices for both educators and students. She has conducted national and local presentations and initiated programs for the practice of inclusion, and she is actively committed to training professionals to expand educational skills to educators at all levels.