Judi Lambert, MPA, M. Ed.

Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities
Rhode Island College
600 Mount Pleasant Avenue
Providence, RI 02908
 
Phone: 401-456-8916
Email: jlambert@ric.edu
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Last Updated: June 27, 2010

 

Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Orientation and Mobility Instructor, RI Vision Education & Services Program
 
Discipline(s): Education/Special Education
Orientation & Mobility
 
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership

Vita/Bio

 

Education/

Certification

 Master of Special Education

University of Massachusetts-Boston                 Boston, MA

 

Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist

Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals                      Tucson, AZ

 

Master of Public Administration                  

University of Rhode Island                         Providence, RI

 

 Bachelor of Science                                 

 Rhode Island College                                 Providence, RI

Professional experience

2008-Present          Sherlock Center on Disabilities     Providence, RI

Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist

•§  Responsible for direct instruction of students with visual impairments or  blindness, in safe and independent travel skill

•§  Participate as a member of the student's Educational Team

•§  Instruct student on methods for localization and route planning, inclusive of use of public transportation

•§  Provide in-service trainings for staff and family involved in student's daily life on O&M techniques

•§  Provide long cane instruction to appropriate students

•§  Create student centered Orientation & Mobility curriculum based on students strengths and needs

 

1998-2006             Providence Children's Museum     Providence, RI

Director of Operations

•§  Budget development, interpretation and implementation.

•§  AP, AR, bill payment and verification

•§  Ensure informed compliance of all Human Resource policies in conjunction with government mandates.

•§  Management of Gift Shop, all office support functions,  building maintenance/repairs, payroll and all financial recordkeeping.

•§  Completion and compliance of all grant requirements and audits. 

•§  Supervise, direct and mentor direct and indirect report staff.

•§  Serve as organization liaison for interdepartmental communication and functions.

 

1997 - 2000         Bell Atlantic Telephone                 Providence, RI

1987 - 1990         New England Telephone                 Worcester, MA

District Analyst

    

YMCA Community Center            Central Falls, RI         

 Elmwood Community Center       Providence, RI

 Executive Director

 

Activities

•§  Create self-sufficiency intake model for diverse populations

•§  Volunteer member of various Boards of Directors

•§  Fiscal analysis of flow down budget appropriations

•§  Policy analysis of Welfare Reform models

•§  Dale Carnegie Course in Effective Communication

•§  Participant RI Committee for Quality Education for Blind and Visually Impaired Students

•§  Reaching Out to the Community Coursework