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Expert Testimony

Expert testimony for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

2008-present Expert Testimony in A.N. A. et al. v. United States Department of Education (Breckinridge County, KY Middle School) Civil Action No. 3:08-cv-00004-CRS

2009-present Expert Testimony in Jane Doe et al. v. Vermilion Parish School Board  Click here for report

Congressional Testimony

2009 Presented testimony May 20, 2009 on “Supporting a Healthier Workplace: Workplace Flexibility and Wellness” Sponsored by Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-CA) and Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), Co-Chairs, Congressional Mental Health Caucus.

2005 Provided testimony on Women in Science before the Science & Congress Project and the Senate Science & Technology Caucus on June 6, 2005.

2001 Provided testimony on the Applications of Principles from cognitive Psychology to Education before the United States House of Representatives, Committee on Science, Testimony published in the United States Congressional Record for May 10, 2001. Available on line at “Classrooms as Laboratories: The Science of Learning Meets the Practice of Teaching

Expert Testimony for the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong

2000-2001 Prepared “expert testimony” for the Hong Kong Department of Education for use in a lawsuit concerning discriminatory use of test scores and grades for placement in secondary schools. Testimony was provided to Hong Kong court. Made recommendations for school change—presentations to numerous groups in Hong Kong, including the Legislative Council, Department of Education, parents, and school administrators. Outcome affects approximately 1 million children every year.