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Judith Tanner, Ed.D.

Dr. Judith A. Tanner is a retired public school administrator who has worked in the field of education for the past 34 years as a teacher, school administrator and faculty at Post-Secondary Institutions. Doctoral Degree in Educational Leadership and Organization is from the University of New Mexico, Master's Degree in Special Education is from University of California, Fullerton, California, and Bachelor's Degree is from New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology in General Studies. Her teaching experience includes teaching first grade, kindergarten, middle school special education and K-6 special education. Judith's administrative experience includes elementary school principal, director of special education, director of human resources, director of curriculum and instruction and director of federal programs. Her post-secondary teaching experience includes teaching pre-service teachers and future school administrators. She has also worked for the University of Phoenix as a Dissertation Chair, a Lead Faculty Area Chair and a Campus Faculty Assessment Liaison. Recently, she has begun work with Walden University College of Education Education Leadership as an Contributing Faculty. She has presented at numerous education conferences throughout her career, and was President and Executive Director of New Mexico Association of Curriculum Development. Additionally, she was the recipient of the Milken Award for Outstanding Teaching and Leadership. She has published two scholarly papers. Community outreach includes volunteering to teach and coach a Balance Class at the Dona Ana County Senior Adult Program

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College of Doctoral Studies