Susan Mitchell, M.Ed.

Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities
Rhode Island College
600 Mount Pleasant Avenue
Providence, RI 02908
 
Phone: 401-456-8072
Email: smitchell@ric.edu
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Last Updated: June 15, 2010

 

Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments, RI Vision Education & Services Program
 
Discipline(s): Education/Special Education
 
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership

Vita/Bio

 

Susan Rogers Mitchell

 

410 Windstone Drive

Portsmouth, Rhode Island 02908

(401)682-2423

 

EDUCATION                        UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS, New Orleans, LA

                                    M.Ed., Special Education

May 1991, GPA 3.92

                                    Focus: Teaching Children with Visual Impairments

 

                                    TULANE UNIVERSITY, New Orleans, LA

                                    B.A., Psychology/Early Childhood Special Education

                                    Cum Laude, August 1987, GPA Overall 3.55/Major 3.70

                                    Focus: Teaching Preschoolers with Non-Categorical Handicaps

 

TEACHING               RHODE ISLAND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, Providence, RI

EXPERIENCE          Itinerant Teacher for the Visually Impaired

August 1993-                        Major Responsibilities and Duties:

present                       Direct Instruction in the Expanded Core Curriculum; Consultation

with School Personnel; Assessment and Evaluation; and Family Advocacy

 

February 1992-         THE GREATER FALL RIVER EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAM

August 1993             Fall River, MA

                                    Developmental Educator/Service Coordinator

                                    Infants and Toddlers, birth to 3 years

 

September 1992-     RHODE ISLAND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, Providence, RI

August 1993             Consultant- Itinerant Teacher for the Visually Impaired

                             Performed Functional Vision Evaluations

 

September 1991-     THE PROVIDENCE CENTER FOR COUNSELING

November 1991       PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES, Providence, RI

                                    Classroom Teacher for students with behavioral disorders

                                    Elementary students ages 6-8 years

 

August 1990-            J.P. BENJAMIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, New Orleans, LA

June 1991                 Classroom Teacher

Preschool Students with Non-Categorical Handicaps, ages 3-5 years

                                    mild/moderate disabilities

 

August 1897-            E.D. WHITE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, New Orleans, LA

August 1990             Classroom Teacher

Elementary Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilties ages 8-13 years

                                    moderate/severe disabilities

 

CERTIFICATION     Rhode Island Teacher's Certificate for Blind/Visually Impaired