Founder Gina Piccolini DeSalvo has expertise in special education and brain injury at the local, state, and national levels. She has a background as a special education teacher, coordinator, administrator, and graduate school professor.
She has collaborated with a number of national experts in the field of brain injury across the country. Gina actively partners with The University of Oregon's Center on Brain Injury Research and Training, The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Benioff Children's Hospital Brain Recovery Education Initiative, and George Mason University's Virginia Concussion Initiative.
Gina has completed numerous presentations for the Virginia Department of Education and participated in roundtable discussions with national experts such as the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), the US Department of Education, and the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC).
B.S. (Unified Elementary & Special Education): Juniata College
M.A. Education (Special Education, Acquired Brain Injury): The George Washington University
Post Graduate Certificate (Administration & Supervision): The George Washington University
*Gina is currently a doctoral candidate (Special Education, Brain Injury) at The George Washington University
Active Certifications in Virginia:
Teaching English as a Second Language
Administration & Supervision
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