is the program manager for the Pennsylvania Office for Dispute Resolution (ODR), where she supervises statewide special education dispute resolution resources and services. During her tenure with ODR, Samantha has served over 10,000 constituents through her work with the Special Education ConsultLine, an information helpline for families and advocates of children with disabilities. Samantha is trained in mediation and is the lead presenter of "Creating Agreement in Special Education," a conflict resolution training for all stakeholders of the special education process. Prior to starting at ODR, Samantha was a school-based speech language pathologist. These experiences have provided Samantha with insight into the critical school-family relationship and the significance of supporting effective partnerships. Samantha is a graduate of James Madison University (B.S.) and MGH Institute of Health Professions (M.S.).