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EDUCATION

August 2005 – May 2009 Central Michigan University Master of Science in Administration Concentration: Leadership  

August 1994 – August 1999, December 2004 Central Michigan University Bachelor of Science Major: Community Development. Concentration: Health Sciences.  

SELECTED WORK EXPERIENCE

May 2007 – September 2015 Western Michigan University Cooley Law School Enrollment Coordinator

Met with disabled students regarding accommodation procedures, in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Sat on the Disability Services Committee and made decisions regarding accommodations for students with disabilities

SELECTED WORKSHOPS, CONFERENCES AND PRESENTATIONS

Learning Disability Association of Michigan Annual Conference

Michigan Association on Higher Education and Disabilities (MI-AHEAD) Annual Conference

Using the Strong and MBTI Instruments in College and Career Counseling

ADA Amendments Act of 2008 webinar hosted by Clark Hill Law Firm

State Bar of Michigan: Deaf/Hard of Hearing legal training

Michigan Association of International Educators (MAIE) Annual Conference

PEPNet Regional Roundtable: Topics related to deaf and hard of hearing students

MI-AHEAD Annual Conference

Michigan Association of International Educators (MAIE) Annual Conference

Michael Golds Memorial ADHD Conference

Perspectives on Disability Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) offered by Northern Illinois University

Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy training

PAC Saturday Parent Series: Statewide Autism Resources and Training (START) Parent Modules

Panel presenter on a Special Education Town Hall with U.S. Congresswoman Haley Stevens

Michigan Alliance for Families panel presenter PBIS Strategies for Supporting Your Child’s Learning at Home

Michigan Alliance for Families Webinar PAC Roles & Responsibilities

Varsity Tutors Webinar Advocating for Your Student with Special Needs featuring Pete Wright

Michigan Council for Exceptional Children Annual Conference

Michigan Alliance for Families IEP Course

Ashley Barlow Company Advocacy, Business and Concepts in Special Education Course

Ashley Barlow Company Special Education and Advocacy Lab

Ashley Barlow Company Negotiation Workshop

Michigan Alliance for Families Effective Communication with School During COVID-19

Michigan Alliance for Families Why More Education on Sensory Processing Disorder is Needed

Michigan Alliance for Families Special Education State Complaints

Ashley Barlow Co. Podcast interview Community Organizations: A How to…

Ashley Barlow Co. 2022 Special Education Advocacy Conference presenter Attending College with a Disability: Facts, Myths, Tips & Tricks

Oakland Mediation Center Conflict Management In Special Education Workshop

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

2007 Learning Disability Association of Michigan

2007 – 2015 Michigan Association on Higher Education and Disabilities (MI-AHEAD)

2008 – 2015 NAFSA: Association of International Educators

2008 – 2015 Michigan Association of International Educators (MAIE)

2009 Michigan College Personnel Association (MCPA)

2021 Michigan Council for Exceptional Children (MCEC)

2021 Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA)

COMMITTEE/VOLUNTEER INVOLVEMENT

2005 – 2007 Chair of the Volunteer Committee for the Cooley 5K Race for Education

2011 – 2015 Cooley Diversity Programs Working Group Member

2011 – 2015 Cooley Staff Development Committee Member

2012 – 2015 Cooley Disability Services Committee Member

2016-Present Avondale Friends of Different Learners Co-Chair

2016-Present Oakland Schools Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) member

2019-2021 Oakland Schools Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) Chairperson

2021-22 i9 Youth Baseball Coach

2022 i9 Youth Basketball Coach

2022 Oakland Forward member