177 Graham Hall | University of Delaware | Newark, Delaware 19716-7380
MPA, University of Delaware 2000, Human Resource Management
Policy Scientist and Coordinator, Conflict Resolution Program, Institute for Public Administration, University of Delaware
Associate Policy Scientist and Coordinator, Conflict Resolution Program, Institute for Public Administration, University of Delaware
Assistant Policy Scientist and Coordinator, Conflict Resolution Program, Institute for Public Administration, University of Delaware
Staff Associate, Conflict Resolution Program, Institute for Public Administration, University of Delaware
Environmental Consultant, Winsor Associates (Ardmore, Pa.)
Pi Alpha Alpha, National Honor Society, 2002
Maryland Program for Mediator Excellence, 2012
Office of Women in Higher Education, ACE Network, member 2011-present
Delaware Elder Mediation Services, board member, 2011-present
National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation, 2011-present
Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR), 2001-present
Delaware Conflict Resolution Network, 2008-present
ACR Greater Delaware Valley Chapter, 2005-present
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 2002-present
Conflict Resolution Education Network (CREnet), 1999-present
The National Association for Community Mediation (NAFCM), member, 1999-present
The American Society for Public Administrators (ASPA), member, 1998-present
UAPP 461–Conflict Resolution and Collaborative Negotiation
Dealing with Difficult People
Basic Mediation Training
Advanced Mediation Training
Conflict Resolution for Leaders
Effective Communication and Collaboration Skills
Teams and Cross-Cultural Communication
Conflict Resolution Skills for Home and Work
Building Collaboration in IEP Meetings
Making Public Involvement More Effective
Conflict Resolution and Team Skills
Leading Effective IEP Meetings
“Introduction to Conflict Resolution Styles,” Office of Women in Higher Education, Wilmington University, September 2012.
“Effective Project Management,” Southern Consortium of University Public Service Organization 2013 Annual Conference, Baltimore, Md., April 2013.
“Collaborative Governance and Civic Engagement from a University Center’s Perspective,” Policy Consensus Initiative (PCI) Workshop for University Centers, Jupiter, Fla., May 2007.
“Collaborative Governance and Civic Engagement from a University Center’s Perspective,” Southern Consortium of University Public Service Organizations 2007 Annual Conference, Baltimore, Md., April 2007.
“Special Education Mediation – The Delaware Model,” Inter-American Summit on Conflict Resolution in Education at Cuyahoga College, Cleveland, Ohio, March 2007.
“Conflict Resolution and the Importance of Collaboration,” Delaware Women’s Leadership Group, February 2007.
“Defining and Marketing IEP/IFSP Meeting Facilitation Services/Programs,” Consortium for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education (CADRE) Fourth National Symposium on Dispute Resolution in Special Education, Washington, D.C., December, 2006.
“Expanding the Conflict Resolution Continuum: The Design and Delivery of an Effective IEP Meeting Facilitation System,” National Symposium on IEP Facilitation for CADRE (Consortium for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education, Eugene, Ore., October 2005.
“Facilitating Effective IEP Meetings,” CADRE (Consortium for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education), Washington, D.C., December 2004.
“Resolving Conflict in Special Education: IEP Facilitation Skills,” Vermont Council for Exceptional Children and the Vermont Department of Education, Burlington, Vt., May 17, 2004.
“Facilitating an Effective IEP Meeting,” Phoenix, Ariz., March 2004.
“Appropriate Dispute Resolution Methods Used by Public Authorities in the USA,” Funded by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) for the Siberian Academy for Public Administration, Novosibirsk, Russia, November 10-15, 2003.
Conflict Resolution Education Activity Calendar 2011-2012, third edition, co-author and co-editor with Mapping Change, Inc., published through the Conflict Resolution Education in Teacher Education initiative, August 2011.
HR 4223 Academic, Social and Emotional Learning Act, lead sponsor CASEL, statewide snapshot contributor, July 2011.
Supporting the IEP Process, Brookes Publishing, book contributor, June 2011.
“National Best Practices for Charter High Schools,” Campus Community Schools, co-author Marcia Scott, August 2007.
“Updating Delaware High School Graduation Requirements Focus Group Report,” Delaware State Board of Education, co-author Fran Fletcher, April 2006.
“Appropriate Dispute Resolution Methods Used by Public Authorities in the USA,” Siberian Academy for Public Administration, Intermediation in Labor Relations Resolution Conference, Novosibirsk, Russia, November 2003.
Alternative Dispute Resolution Directory for the State of Delaware, 2001-2002, a first-of-its-kind in Delaware, this directory was prepared in collaboration with Frances Haug, CRP staff associate, the Delaware Federation for Dispute Resolution and the Delaware Bar Association.
”Independent Living Services Strategic Plan for the State of Delaware,” Department of Health and Social Services, Division for the Visually Impaired, co-authors Kathryn Denhardt, Ph.D., and Frances Haug, September 2001.
“The Fragile Consensus: Exploring the Ethical Obligations of Society and Advocates to Persons with Disabilities,” written in collaboration with Kathryn G. Denhardt and Michael Gamel-McCormick, July 2001.
Hawaii Department of Education Report, an in depth look at how the state of Hawaii might adapt collaborative educational models used in Delaware, co-author Martha Toomey, February 2000.
“Establishing ‘Buy-In’ for Conflict Resolution in Schools: the Art of Pre-Training Design,” co-author Marina Piscolish, July 1996.Guide to Conflict and Dispute Resolution Programs in Delaware, written in collaboration with The Delaware Center for Justice, Inc. May, 1996.