Dr. is currently an Assistant Professor and Student Teacher Supervisor for Central Washington University in Seattle.
Prior to that he was a Counselor/Coordinator for DO-IT. He has also worked on Washington's five-year systems change grant in transition services. He has been an elementary, middle and high school teacher and has taught graduate and undergraduate special education courses for the University of Washington, Central Washington University, Seattle Pacific University Pacific Lutheran University and Seattle University.
worked as an Equal Opportunity Specialist with the U. S. Dept. of Education. While there he investigated race, sex, age, sexual harassment and disability discrimination cases as well as providing training to educational administrators regarding these issues for thirteen years.
Special Education from Central Washington University, an MSW from the University of Washington specializing in physical disabilities and a doctorate in Special Education also obtained from the University of Washington.
Most recently he co-authored, What follow-up studies say about post-school life for young men and women with learning disabilities: A critical look at the literature, published in the Spring, 1998, Journal of Learning Disabilities and a chapter in the textbook, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America entitled. Moving from School to Adult Life: Transition Services for Students with Disabilities. Dr. S. produced a series of 26 videotapes titled Special Education 101 for Paraeducators for the Bates Technical College Para-educator Training Program.