Susan Mitchell, M.Ed.

Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities
Rhode Island College
600 Mount Pleasant Avenue
Providence, RI 02908
Phone: 401-456-8911
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: March 13, 2023


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


Susan Rogers Mitchell


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



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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ages 8-13 years

                                                      moderate/severe disabilities


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