Adrienne Gang, M.Ed.
Board of Director
Adrienne Gang joined the Board of Directors in 2014. She is an educator who received her Bachelor’s Degree in Developmental Psychology and Elementary Education at Briarcliff College. After teaching Special Education in rural Virginia, she received her Master’s Degree in Special Education from the University of Virginia.
Mrs. Gang has had a broad range of professional experience. At Meeting Street School, a Providence Rhode Island Easter Seals regional center for early intervention and education for children with special physical and educational needs, she was the Educational Diagnostician in the Parent Program for Developmental Management for infants-3 year old children and the Transition Leader for the Learning Disabilities Unit for children 5-7 years.
A longtime advocate of early intervention, Mrs. Gang was an Educational Diagnostician in the Child Find Screening, testing and consultative program of Warwick, Rhode Island public school system.
There she led training workshops for paraprofessionals and professionals at Head Start and Day Care programs and twenty elementary schools in the administration of screening and rescreening instruments for the identification of children with learning disabilities.
She provided in-depth diagnostic assessment and placement for identified children, and ongoing coordination of recommended special education services in public and private preschool and kindergarten programs. Additionally, Mrs. Gang was an adjunct professor at Rhode Island College teaching the certification course for Resource Specialist
More recently, Mrs. Gang assisted in developing and served as first principal at the Gulliver Schools campus committed to providing middle and high school curriculum modifications for students with learning issues. There she led the faculty in translating individual educational recommendations into classroom strategies with consultation to the Middle School and Preparatory teachers for the inclusion program.
Throughout her career, Mrs. Gang has presented in numerous workshops and training programs for parents, administrators, teachers and children to advance the success of education for students with special needs.