Program Manager, Educational Leadership Program, Perkins International
M.Ed., TVI, COMS
Samantha is a Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments and Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Visual Disabilities Education and Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction, with a focus in Special Education/Visual Impairments – both from Florida State University. She has worked in the field for almost a decade and has taught in a variety of programs with students between the ages of 3 and 22. Samantha has spent her career focused on providing literacy instruction and technology skills for all ages but has recently transitioned to working directly with teachers across the world. Samantha is currently the Program Manager of the Educational Leadership Program for Perkins International where she focuses on training teachers from around the world in best practices for working with students who have disabilities.