Simone Lambert, PhD, associate professor in the College of Counseling, Psychology and Social Sciences at Argosy University, Northern Virginia, has been elected to serve as the 67th president of the American Counseling Association. She will serve as president-elect for the term beginning July 1, 2017 and as president beginning July 1, 2018.
Dr. Lambert is a licensed professional counselor and national certified counselor, serving as a counselor and supervisor over the past two decades. Dr. Lambert's research interests include addiction prevention, counselor wellness, sensory processing disorder, and issues related to children, adolescents, and families. Dr. Lambert was the recipient of the 2010 International Association of Addictions and Offenders Counselors (IAAOC) Addictions/Offender Educator Excellence Award. She is a past-president of IAAOC, a division of the American Counseling Association. Her current professional leadership includes serving as the IAAOC representative to the American Counseling Association Governing Council. Additionally, she has served as the editor of ACAeNews.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of New Orleans, a master’s degree in counseling psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi and a Ph.D. in counseling and counselor education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
The Doctor of Psychology and Education Specialist in School Psychology programs at Argosy University, Phoenix have been approved/recognized by the National Association of School Psychologists for a period of five to seven years. The programs are recognized through the next Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation accreditation decision. This is the maximum amount of time that a program can be recognized for.
The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) is a professional association that represents more than 25,000 school psychologists, graduate students, and related professionals throughout the United States and 25 other countries. The world's largest organization of school psychologists, NASP works to advance effective practices to improve students' learning, behavior, and mental health.
The National Association of School Psychologists' (NASP) Program Accreditation Board provides a review and approval service to graduate programs in school psychology. NASP program approval is part of the association's commitment to serving the mental health and educational interests of all children and youth by promoting the preparation of competent professionals in accordance with the Standards for Graduate Preparation of School Psychologists. See nasp.org for more information.
Michelle Doherty has been named Arizona’s 2017 Teacher of the Year, earning a $15,000 cash award, professional training in public speaking, and a full scholarship toward an advanced degree at Argosy University, Phoenix.
Now in her 22nd year of teaching Michelle Doherty is in her 22nd year of teaching at Encanto School in Phoenix’s Osborn Elementary School District, Doherty says that she believes that outstanding teaching can be measured by inclusivity and attention to all students. The first grade teacher will compete for the title of National Teacher of the Year and attend Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama.
The Arizona Education Foundation Arizona Teacher of the Year program spotlights the contributions of outstanding public school teachers throughout Arizona by annually recognizing 10 exceptionally skilled and dedicated pre-kindergarten through 12th grade public school teachers.
Nominees are those individuals who have gained the respect and admiration of students, parents, and co-workers. They play an active and useful role in their communities as well as their schools, often distinguishing themselves as leaders. They have a superior ability to help all students achieve.
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Dr. Wirt been on the commission since 2005, has chaired 12 evaluation teams, and served as a trustee of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, where he was a member of the finance committee and the human resources committee. In 2011, he was re-elected to the Commission on Higher Education.
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