M.Ed., Pennsylvania College of Optometry
Areas of Focus:
Special education; executive function coaching; professional development
Debbie Flaks, M.Ed directs Student Success Services. She works directly with students and collaboratively with families and professionals to help students achieve success academically, emotionally and socially. Ms. Flaks has worked with students, parents and teachers in schools and colleges for over 25 years.
Before moving into private practice, Ms. Flaks worked at Overbrook School for the Blind and The Crefeld School, a progressive college preparatory school that attracts students who have struggled in more traditional school settings. At Crefeld she served as a teacher, learning specialist, and Director of Program and Learning Support.
Ms. Flaks is a Visiting Lecturer in the Bryn Mawr/Haverford Education Program. She holds an M.Ed. from Pennsylvania College of Optometry (with PA certification in the Education of the Visually Impaired), an M.Ed. from Temple University (with PA certification in as a Reading Specialist), and PA certification in Special Education.