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 Expert  727449

Expert in School-Related Accidents & Sexual Abuse, School Evaluation for Child Custody


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Florida (FL)
USA
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Expert, Ph.D., FACFE, is a forensic education expert with extensive experience in school related accidents, incidents & sexual abuse/sexual assault/sexual harassment and educational evaluation for child custody. He has been court qualified as a schooling and education standards/policy expert in over 30 states. He currently serves as President and CEO of the SchoolMatch® Institute and as a Distinguished Research Professor at The University of Dayton. He is the former superintendent of three school districts in Ohio and Virginia and served on the executive staff of the Ohio Department of Education and as a Professor for the National Academy for School Executives. He has been a consultant to over 1000 organizations including law firms, corporations, government agencies and school systems.

Expert has more than 20 years experience researching and describing standards of care in school settings and designing/analyzing/reporting research studies involving school effectiveness. While leading SchoolMatch®, the nation's only comprehensive research and information service on public and private schools, beginning in 1986, lawyers began consulting with him on cases ranging from child custody school evaluation to establishing standards of care in a wide range of incidents and accidents occurring on the watch of school systems. Publication of Expert's work in THE AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION JOURNAL, THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, USA TODAY , many daily newspapers and appearances on NBC'S TODAY SHOW and ABC's Good Morning America, to name a few, motivated lawyers to contact Expert. Working with lawyers provides Expert and his colleagues with a new area to apply knowledge of public and private school and school system standards, policy, research, evaluation, practices and effectiveness.

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accident

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athletic accident

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child abuse

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child custody

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child molestation

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day care

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education

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educational assessment

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family law

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negligent training

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playground

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playground equipment

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safety

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school safety

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sexual abuse

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special education

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supervisory training

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swimming

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wrongful death


Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Jacksonville, Florida;  Orlando, Florida;  Gainesville, Florida;  Deltona, Florida;  and Daytona Beach, Florida.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1979   Ph.D.   Educational Leadership & Research   The Ohio State University  
1983   Post Doctoral Studies   Educational Leadership & Research   Columbia University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2001 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

School of Education and Applied Professions

 

Distinguished Research Professor

 

Managed school evaluation studies and developed/implemented the SchoolMatch® FairCompare Audit of Educational Effectiveness for public and private educational institutions; Published articles; Delivered presentations; Taught classes;


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Forensic Expert Witness Association Member, 2007- Diplomate and Board Certified, American Board of Forensic Examiners-specializing in matters regarding educational evaluation, 2001 Diplomate and Fellow, American College of Forensic Examiners, 1999 Honorary Life Member, National Forensic League, 1974- National Academy for School Executives, Professor, 1980-1991 Listed in BEST's Directory of Recommended Insurance Expert Service Providers State Educator of the Year, State of Ohio PTA, 1982 and Honorary Life Member, Ohio State PTA Rotary Club of Jacksonville, Member, Board of Directors, 2008-; Chair Rotary Club of Jacksonville Foundation Committee, 2008-; Ambassadorial Scholarship Point Person, 2006-2008. Rotary International District 6970, Region 1, Ambassadorial Scholarship Chair, 2008-present. Rotary International District 6690, Education and Literacy Chair 2003-2006, New Generations Roundtable, District Chair, 1997-1999 The Ohio State University Alumni Association, President-The Ohio State University Alumni Club of Northeast Florida, 2006-2007

Licenses/Certifications

Ohio Superintendent Permanent; Ohio Educational Research Specialist;

Awards/Recognition

Educator of the Year-Ohio PTA; Diplomate-National Academy of School Executive; Fellow-American College of Forensic Examiners; Featured consultant - The TODAY SHOW, NBC News, Good Morning America, ABC News, FOX News Live, THIS MORNING ON CBS, CNN-Cable News Network, CNNfn – Dolans Unscripted; National Public Radio – "Morning Edition” and “All Things Considered" ; CBS Radio News over 180 local television and radio stations


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has several publications


Consulting Services:
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert has more than 20 years experience researching and describing standards of care in school settings and designing/analyzing/reporting research studies involving school effectiveness. While leading the nation's only comprehensive research and information service on public and private schools, beginning in 1986, lawyers began consulting with him on cases ranging from child custody school evaluation to establishing standards of care in a wide range of incidents and accidents occurring on the watch of school systems. Publication of Expert's work in THE AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION JOURNAL, THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, USA TODAY , many daily newspapers and appearances on NBC'S TODAY SHOW and ABC's Good Morning America, to name a few, motivated lawyers to contact Expert. Working with lawyers provides Expert and his colleagues with a new area to apply knowledge of public and private school and school system standards, policy, research, evaluation, practices and effectiveness.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Autistic child wrongful death & negligent supervision case.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

 

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