Education & Schools Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of education & schools expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on education & schools and related issues. Education & schools expert witnesses and consultants on this page may form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, and provide expert witness testimony at deposition and trial. The issues and subjects these education & schools expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Special Education, Education, School Safety, Ada, Bullying, College, Evaluation, Hazing, Higher Education, Personal Injury, Risk Management, School, School Security, School Violence, and Sexual Abuse.

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Joseph S Schwartzberg, Ed.D.

Education & Schools, School Safety - Special Education Expert witness . Particular expertise in issues related to the standards of care for children with disabilities. Extensive experience testifying in state and federal court on matters concerning the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.
Fully credentialed/certified in special education. Administrative credentials in both NY and California. Served as a classroom teacher and Principal in schools designed to serve special populations as well as general education/mainstream environments. Served as Senior SELPA Director. Taught university classes designed to prepare prospective special education teachers. Developed and implemented agreements with other agencies with responsibilities to persons with disabilities. Development , implementation and evaluation of special education programs. Establish protocols for standards of care for students with disabilities. Expertise and trial testimony experience in matters concerning school safety and child abuse.

Edward G Paul, M.D.

Phoenix, Arizona
Family Medicine, Education & Schools - acute chronic and preventive care all ages, Outpatient, Inpatient, Nursing home, State medical board experience, Academic family physician, Resident and student disciplinary actions and remediation
BC family physician with extensive outpatient and hospital experience. Experience in regulatory medicine as a physician member of the Arizona Medical Board for seven years (2014-21). Testimony and rebuttal of testimony in courtroom-like setting at monthly meetings. Very familiar with standards of care and public safety aspects of medicine. Academic appointments with The University of Arizona College of Medicine and Creighton University School of Medicine; Associate Professor. Experience with developing and directing family medicine residency training programs in university, community hospital, and community health center settings. Medical student and resident training requirements and standards.

Pro/Consul Technical & Medical Experts

Long Beach, California
Engineering, Orthopedic Surgery - Accident Reconstruction, Biomechanics, Premises Liability, Construction, Safety, Equipment & Machinery, Education & Schools, Medical, Dental, Materials Failure
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Robert P Gelhart, Ed.D.

Laguna Niguel, California
School Safety, Education & Schools - Education, School Safety, Handicapped Children, Special Education, School Premises Liability, Bullying, Sexual Molestation
Dr. Gelhart is a licensed Educational Psychologist and credentialed School Counselor and Teacher. He specializes in school safety including sexual molestation, physical and emotional trauma and wrongful death of handicapped children. He has over 40 years of experience in education at all instructional levels.

ANDREA D LORANT, MA EDUCATION CONSULTANT/SPECIAL EDUCATION

WEST HILLS, California
Education & Schools - CHILD CUSTODY, SPECIAL EDUCATION, ADA ,INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS, REGIONAL CENTERS, EARLY INTERVENTION, RESIDENTIAL PLACEMENTS, LEAST RESTRICTIVE ENVIRONMENT, TRANSITION SERVICES, ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION, PROGRAM/SERVICES EVALUATIONS, SPECIAL EDUCATION ELIGIBILITY, AUTISM
22 YEARS AS A CONFERENCE PRESENTER ON DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL EDUCATION TOPICS

Joseph S Schwartzberg, Ed.D.

Vista, California
Education & Schools, School Safety - Special Education Expert witness . Particular expertise in issues related to the standards of care for children with disabilities. Extensive experience testifying in state and federal court on matters concerning the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.
Fully credentialed/certified in special education. Administrative credentials in both NY and California. Served as a classroom teacher and Principal in schools designed to serve special populations as well as general education/mainstream environments. Served as Senior SELPA Director. Taught university classes designed to prepare prospective special education teachers. Developed and implemented agreements with other agencies with responsibilities to persons with disabilities. Development , implementation and evaluation of special education programs. Establish protocols for standards of care for students with disabilities. Expertise and trial testimony experience in matters concerning school safety and child abuse.

Steven M. Elias, PhD Academic Consulting Services, LLC

Durango, Colorado
Education & Schools - Higher Education, Faculty Affairs, Student Affairs, Academic Affairs, Tenure and Promotion, Personnel Decisions, Grievances, Accreditation, Policies and Procedures, Faculty Discipline, Student Discipline, College, University
Dr. Elias is a distinguished professor, accomplished scholar, and senior administrator with over 15-years of diverse higher education administrative experience. His administrative roles have included, for example, Dean, Associate Dean, Director, Department Head, Doctoral Program Director, and Graduate Coordinator. While Dr. Elias has previously earned tenure and promotion in both psychology and management, he is currently serving as Dean of the School of Business Administration at Fort Lewis College, a rural and Native American-Serving Non-Tribal Institution (NASNTI) that serves more than 180 Tribal nations. In addition, Dr. Elias is also the Founder and Director of the US Economic Development Administration funded Fort Lewis College Center for Innovation. In terms of academic experience, Dr. Elias has received numerous honors and awards, has received millions of dollars in grant funding, has published over 20 peer-reviewed articles, has edited one book (Deviant and criminal behavi...

Gwendolyn R. Y. Miller Addressing Racial Microaggressions, LLC

Millsboro, Delaware
Behavioral and Social Sciences, Education & Schools - diversity, equity, inclusion, racial microaggressions, microaggressions, implicit bias, unconscious bias
Corporations, organizations, academic institutions, and nonprofit agencies ask Mrs. Gwendolyn Miller to address racial issues such as diversity, equity, inclusion, racial microaggressions, and unconscious bias in her role as a consultant, expert witness, and co-author of Got Skillz? Recasting and Negotiating Racial Tension in Teacher-Student Relationships Amidst Shifting Demographics. Mrs. Gwendolyn Miller, the founder of Addressing Racial Microaggressions, LLC, provides expertise on the institutional and structural racism germane to marginalized groups by examining marginalized groups' experiences with and responses to racial injustice. Her mission is to arm individuals with the tools needed to design and execute effective diversity and inclusion strategies to establish a global diversity standard. Mrs. Miller also equips teams with successful best practices designed to reduce microaggressions and implicit bias in one's personal life, academic institutions, and the workplace and pr...

William L. Bainbridge, PhD, FACFE William L. Bainbridge, PhD, FACFE & Associates, LLC

Jacksonville, Florida
Education & Schools, School Safety - school evaluation, sexual abuse, child custody school evaluation, school standards of care, school safety, education standards of care, school related accidents, education, higher education, secondary education, elementary education, playground accidents, athletics and recreation
William L. Bainbridge, Ph.D., FACFE, is a forensic education expert with extensive experience in school, college and preschool related accidents, incidents & sexual abuse/sexual assault and educational evaluation for child custody. He has been court qualified as a schooling and education standards/policy expert in over 30 states. President and CEO of the SchoolMatch® Institute and Distinguished Research Professor at The University of Dayton, he is the former superintendent of three school districts in Ohio and Virginia and served on the executive staff of the Ohio Department of Education.

Morgan B Yarker, PhD, CCM Yarker Consulting

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Meteorology, Education & Schools - Forensic meteorology, data analysis, education, demonstration, severe weather, weather preparedness, PM2.5, ice, rain, snow, hail, wind
Dr. Yarker is a Certified Consulting Meteorologist with 20 years of research experience. Prior work includes analyzing, evaluating, and educating the public about weather forecast models, analysis of PM2.5 air quality data, and developing educational materials and demonstrations to effectively communicate meteorology concepts.

David Wolowitz, J.D. McLane Middleton Law Firm

Newington, New Hampshire
Education & Schools, School Safety - School standard of care, educator misconduct, educator sexual abuse and molestation, grooming, boundary violations, school investigations, school sports and physical education injuries, student misconduct, negligent supervision, harassment, bullying, hazing, discrimination
David Wolowitz, J.D., served for many years as outside counsel to some of the top schools in the country and has extensive experience dealing with a wide variety of school related legal issues in primary and secondary schools. He has consulted with dozens of schools nationwide and internationally on all aspects of student well-being and school safety. He is a frequent speaker on educational risk management and child safeguarding at national and regional school conferences. He has significant litigation experience and was invited for 29 years to teach at the Harvard Law School Trial Advocacy Workshop. He has a B.A. from Washington University, St. Louis, an M.A. from Harvard University, and a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School. He is licensed in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Mr. Wolowitz has served as an expert in cases around the country involving current and past school standards of care for protecting the health and safety of students, as well as the adequacy of s...

John F. Doherty, Ed.D School Liability Expert Group

Lambertville, New Jersey
Education & Schools, School Safety - Title IX, 1983, wrongful death, school and youth-serving agency liability, negligent hiring, personal injury, sexual abuse, harassment and bullying, physical abuse, student/child supervision, special education, child custody & school review, school security, daycare, camps, colleges & universities.
At School Liability Expert Group, we provide services from case inception through resolution. Determining the merit of a case, assisting with the development of pleadings, deposition focus and questions, conducting file and deposition review and analysis, developing expert reports, and offering testimony at deposition and trial are some of the services provided. Through the experience of its founder, Dr. Edward Dragan, and expert witness, Dr. John Doherty, along with a highly trained staff, School Liability Expert Group provides quality comprehensive services for plaintiff and defendant attorneys in high-profile and complicated cases. John F. Doherty Ed.D. is an experienced public and private school educator who has focused his work on improving schools through effective hiring practices, supervision and training of staff, and building a school culture of sustainability. He has over 35 years of experience as a Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent, Principal, Assistant Principa...

Norman J. Pollard, Ed.D. Pollard Consulting

Alfred Station, New York
Education & Schools, School Safety - hazing, bullying, school harassment, hazing prevention, anti-bullying, risk management, school violence
Dr. Norm Pollard, retired Dean of Students and a licensed mental health counselor, has professional interests that include effecting positive change to promote campus culture, risk management, student development issues, and educating students about hazing. Norm has appeared on all the major news networks to represent Alfred University's landmark studies on Initiation Rites and Athletics and Initiation Rites in American High Schools. Several high schools, colleges and communities have consulted with Norm to integrate the survey results into their anti-hazing programs. Norm has served as an expert witness in several civil litigation cases. He has been an invited speaker to a number of national and regional conferences, to speak on hazing and initiation rites. He holds a masters degree in agency counseling from Western State College and doctorate in counseling from Drake University. He has worked on college campuses since 1984 and was director of Alfred University's Counseling and Stu...

Daniel J Milz, Ed.D.

Cincinnati, Ohio
Education & Schools - School Leadership, Student Discipline, Special Education, School Human Resources, School Sexual Misconduct, Teacher Evaluation

Virginia L. Rhodes, Ed.D. Renegade Learning LLC

Cincinnati, Ohio
Education & Schools, School Safety - school,urban school,STEM,education,magnet,negligence,high school,teacher,supervision,principal,LEA,student,teacher hiring,standard of care,evaluation,school culture,teacher,professional error,administration,teacher training,school safety,liability,school accident,discrimination-race,disability
35+ years in public education administration, teaching & policy: testifies on training & supervision of school personnel, abuse, discipline, discrimination, school accidents Dr. Rhodes offers extensive experience on multiple aspects of school-related liability for negligence, both elementary and secondary. Dr. Rhodes is an exceptional analytical thinker and writer with keen insight, timely reports and compelling testimony. Founding Principal of the largest public U.S. urban STEM high school (2008). Founding Principal of the 1st environmental public high school in Ohio. Policy--former School Board member in large urban district. Skilled in School transformation, collaborative school design, leadership, experiential education, program design, school culture, discipline & multicultural education Developer of a unique innovative "T2" teacher hiring process. Articulate and engaging speaker on school policy, practice, and transformation. Rhodes travels, speaks publicly, condu...

Kenneth S. Trump, M.P.A. National School Safety and Security Services

Cleveland, Ohio
School Safety, Education & Schools - school security, school safety, school wrongful death, school assaults, school sexual assaults, school rapes, school shootings, school violence, school bullying, school crisis, school emergency, school police, security guards, security officers, student supervision, school bus, school gangs, crime
Ken provides experienced, accessible, timely and quality expert services to plaintiff and defense attorneys on preK-12 school safety and security cases. He is an experienced speaker, teacher, news commentator and personal communicator on school safety. Ken served as an officer, investigator and gang unit supervisor for the Cleveland City Schools' safety division, and as a suburban school security director and assistant gang task force director. During his 30 years in school safety he trained and consulted with school and public safety officials from 50 states and internationally.   Ken is the author, co-author and/or editor of three books, five book chapters and 450 articles on school safety. He appears regularly in national and international news.   Ken is a four-time invited Congressional witness on school safety and emergency preparedness, and testified on bullying to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. He presented to the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission, Education Commission o...

Michael Salitore, Ed.D.

Gresham, Oregon
Education & Schools, School Safety - Special Education, School Safety, Behavior, School Mental Health, School Counseling, IDEA, ADA, 504, District and School Administration, Federal Programs, School Nursing, School Improvement, Restraint and Seclusion, Evaluation, Assessment, Disability, Experiential Education, and Risk Management
Michael Salitore is an experienced school/district administrator, psychologist, and teacher, working in public education since 2003. Dr. Salitore has served as director of student services since 2014 managing special education/ federal programs, school safety, behavioral health, and administration of policy under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Most recently, Dr. Salitore has assumed a position (July, 2022) as director of student services in a district serving East Portland metro. As a school psychologist, he has experience in areas of assessment of children pre-k through post-high school with disabilities. As a teacher of college-age students since 2005 and a trainer for various school districts, he has experience teaching adults complex topics. Dr. Salitore has a proven track record of improving school structures and systems that lead to positive outcomes for students with disabilities. He has experience navigating the compl...

Brenda Eagan-Johnson, EdD Brain Injury Neurodevelopmental Consulting, LLC

New Castle, Pennsylvania
Education & Schools, Brain Injury Medicine - Pediatric brain injury, personal injury, acquired brain injury, TBI, concussion, traumatic brain injury, school concussion policy, MVA, carbon monoxide, lead poisoning, near drowning, development, brain, school, education, transition, child, teenage, young adult, college, academic, special education
Dr. Brenda Eagan-Johnson is highly specialized in a niche area of education & transition following pediatric child, teen, & young adult brain injury. She received her Doctorate from Johns Hopkins University specializing in Mind, Brain, & Teaching (educational neuroscience). Dr. Eagan-Johnson investigates brain injury from a functional neurodevelopmental & clinical perspective, looking at cognitive, behavioral, socio-emotional, & learning skills by examining a student’s home, school, & community activities of daily living following all severities of pediatric brain injury. Additionally, she excels in the field of return to school concussion management policies and procedures. School-based pre- & post-brain injury investigation is a nuanced area that requires expert interpretation. Dr. Eagan-Johnson identifies if & to what extent a brain injury has impacted learning & behavior. Brain injury can affect skills that have not yet matured, depending on areas of the brain that were damage...
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