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Academic Degrees:

Ph.D., Administration and Supervision, concentration in school psychology, University of Virginia
Ed.S., Combined School Psychology and Community Agency Counseling, James Madison University
M.Ed., School Psychology, James Madison University
B.S.Ed., Special Education, University of Virginia
National Board Certified School Psychologist

Professional Interests:

Resilience and factors to promote student success
Teacher development and support
Classroom management

Dr. Haraway teaches courses in assessment, practical research for teachers, foundations, middle school collaborative leadership, and student teaching seminar. She is involved with the Valley Scholars program and supports mentors in their work with 8th and 9th graders. Prior to coming to James Madison University, she was an assistant and associate professor at the University of West Florida where she coordinated the middle level education program and taught a variety of courses including classroom management, general methods, assessment, and foundations. She serves on the executive council for the American Association for Teaching and Curriculum and served as the higher education liaison to the Virginia Middle School Association board for eight years. Dr. Haraway worked in the public schools for ten years as a special education teacher, a school psychologist, and an administrator. Her passion is helping students succeed and fostering school environments that are developmentally appropriate, academically challenging, and meet the mental health needs of students.

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