SPECIAL EDUCATION EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-034031
This highly qualified educational expert is fully credentialed and certified in all areas of special education. Having earned his MS in special education from Hofstra University and his EdD from Columbia University Teacher's College, this expert has served as a classroom teacher and principal in schools designed to serve special populations as well as general education/mainstream environments. He has taught university classes designed to prepare prospective special ...
Expert Witness: E-065815
This expert received his B.S in Psychology and his M.S. in Special Education and Mental Retardation, and a PhD in Special Education from Yeshiva University in 1980. In 2006 he was awarded a position as a Fulbright Senior Specialist and in 2007 was granted the NYU Distinguished Teaching Award. His research includes: special education instructional programming, shaping special education policy, preparation of teachers in special education, and integration of general and ...
Expert Witness: E-000670
This expert provides education expert consultation for high-profile and complicated cases. As an educator and administrator, he has more than 35 years’ experience as a teacher, principal, superintendent and director of special education. He also has served as a state department of education official. As a sought-after authority on school safety and education law. This expert has presented at more than 80 events internationally and has been interviewed as an ...
Expert Witness: E-271493
This highly qualified expert is an Associate Professor of Community Health and Physical Education. She has a Ph.D. in Kinesiology (Physical Education Teacher Education) from the College of Physical Activity and Sports Science at West Virginia University, a MS in Community Health Education from the West Virginia University School of Medicine, and a BS in Health and Physical Education from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. She was among the first group of health ...
Expert Witness: E-163907
This highly qualified expert earned her BS in nursing from the Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and her MS in nursing from the Virginia Commonwealth University. She is a certified pediatric and pediatric oncology nurse and is a certified chemo/biotherapy provider course instructor with the Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses. She formerly served as a clinical nurse, nurse manager, and clinical coordinator at the Children's Hospital of Richmond. She ...
Expert Witness: E-008803
This expert currently currently serves as Professor and Academic Chair of the Physical Education Department at a community college in New York. Prior to this role he was the Fitness & Aquatics Director and Head Men's Lacrosse at Suffolk County Community College. This expert is a Certified Playground Safety Inspector by the National Recreation and Park Association. He currently serves on the Sports Equipment, Playing Surfaces, and Facilities committee with American ...
Expert Witness: E-015722
This highly qualified and board certified expert is a fellowship trained retinal specialist who practices in a major academic setting. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and belongs to numerous other prestigious professional societies including the 'American Society of Retinal Specialists' and the 'American Academy of Ophthalmology'. He is widely published with 36+ peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, reviews, and monographs, and he has been ...
Expert Witness: E-008016
This well seasoned professor of higher education has over 30 years of experience in physical education and recreational sports. Throughout his career he has been a member of several professional societies including the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA), the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA), the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) and the International Association of Approved Basketball ...
Expert Witness: E-102955
This expert has extensive experience with youth recreation, safety, and sports programs in the United States. He earned his Ph.D. in Parks, Recreation and Tourism at the University of Utah following an M.S. in Sports Medicine & Movement Studies and Disabilities at Oregon State University and a Bachelor's of Physical Education in Athletic Training & Special Education from Brock University. The expert is a member of the National Recreation and Park Association, the ...
Expert Witness: E-007270
This expert provides consultations and expert witness services related to the impact of blindness/visual impairment on a person's life. He has helped several attorneys involved in civil cases, on both district and federal levels, as well as criminal cases. He has assisted them in representing defendants and he has also worked on behalf of several attorneys representing plaintiffs who have legitimate vocational and independent living needs and lifelong expenses as a ...

SPECIAL EDUCATION EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

School Fails to Prevent Student Suicide Despite Repeated Warnings SPECIAL EDUCATION Expert Case

This academic affairs case involves the suicide of a public high school student in New Jersey who had a known history of self-harm, primarily cutting. At some point, the girl’s mother approached the administration of her high school with concerns about he …

Education Expert Witness Opines on Hostile Classroom Environment SPECIAL EDUCATION Expert Case

…  Dragan is certified as a school superintendent, principal, special needs educator, teacher, management consultant, public manager and …  for school business. He holds a master’s degree in education law from the Franklin Pierce Law Center, an educational doctorate …

School Nurse Fails to Prevent Choking Death of Disabled Student SPECIAL EDUCATION Expert Case

This case takes place in Illinois and involves a male child who died from suffocation due to choking while at a school serving students with disabilities. The student was newly-admitted and had a known history of choking hazard – he was not supposed to be  …

Child is Injured by Negligent Home Nursing Care SPECIAL EDUCATION Expert Case

Child is Injured by Negligent Home Nursing Care

This case takes place in Arkansas and involves the care of a physically and mentally disabled child on the autism spectrum, who was typically cared for at home by his parents. On the day in question, the child’s parents had to leave for a work-related ev …

School’s Failure to Monitor Leads to Truant Student Getting Hit by Motorcycle SPECIAL EDUCATION Expert Case

This academic affairs case involves a 10-year old boy who was taking summer school classes. The student’s mother dropped him off at school and later, before the last classes were dismissed, he decided to leave the school. The student went to an intersec …