Dr. Griffin holds a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership from Rowan University, a master’s degree in School Administration from Georgian Court University, a master’s degree in School Counseling from Georgian Court University, and a bachelor’s degree in elementary education K-8; special education K-12. She has served as a school counselor at the elementary and middle school levels and as a general education and special education teacher for several years. She has taught several courses in the educational counseling program, including Counseling & Ethical Practice, Consultation Procedures in Counseling, Practicum, and Internship in Counseling. She has contributed to the field in various ways, including her work as a curriculum writer for the Old Bridge School District’s K-12 counseling, faculty facilitator of student leadership corps, and faculty facilitator of peer mediation. Her research is focused on secondary school counselors’ identification of strategies for meeting the needs of high-functioning autism spectrum disorder students placed in the general education program. She is a member of ASCA, ASCD, CEC, NJSCA, NJEA, Alpha Epsilon Lambda Honor Society, and the traumatic loss coalition of Middlesex County.
Peer-to-Peer Teacher facilitator-building school leadership with students to combat drugs, alcohol, and peer pressure 1999-2001, District liaison for Homeless Coalition 2010-present New Teacher Orientation-workshop developer and facilitator (each fall)
MA in School Administration, Georgian Court University