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Board of Directors

Dr. Paul Alberto

Dr. Paul Alberto is a Regents’ Professor whose area of scholarship is education of students with moderate to severe intellectual disabilities. He was appointed Interim Dean of the College of Education July 1, 2012, and permanent Dean March 13, 2014. Prior to that he served as Chair of the University Senate Executive Committee for eight years. As a member of the faculty he founded the Multiple and Severe Disabilities program and directed the teacher training and research components of the program through the Bureau for Students with Severe Disabilities until 2012. His research received continuous federal and state funding for 30 years. This work brought to Georgia the first funded programs in community-based education, inclusive education, education of students with profound disabilities, and literacy for students with moderate to severe disabilities. He served on the national board of The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps. Dr. Alberto has authored over 75 journal articles and five books including Applied Behavior Analysis for Teachers, which has been printed in four languages and is in its 9th edition.

Staff

    • President/CEO
      Davida Morgan Washington 

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          • Director of Accounting and Operations
            Amy Zygler 

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          • Development and Communications Manager
            Benita Brisco

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          • Program Manager
            Michelle Maddox 

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          • Operations Coordinator
             Leslie Vestal 

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          • Enrollment Coordinator/Office Manager
            Tonia Scheff>

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          • Regional Program Coordinator
            Debbie Ross 

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          • Regional Program Coordinator
            Edwina Turner 

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          • Regional Program Coordinator
            Melissa Silva 

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          • Administrative Assistant Publications
            Olivia Ramfos 

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          • Database Management
            Glenda Cofer 

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