June Gothberg

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June E. Gothberg, Ph.D. is Senior Research Associate at Western Michigan University.   Dr. Gothberg received her Ph.D. in Evaluation, Measurement, and Research.  Previously, she received her bachelor degree in special education, elementary education, and secondary English graduating with Magna Cum Laude honors.

Dr. Gothberg was the Director of Transition Projects for the Michigan Department of Education.  She spent 10 years working in the classroom, teaching at-risk students and students with special needs. She co-developed a countywide transition program for students ages 18-26, which continues to receive exemplary post-school outcome results. In addition, she delivers numerous workshops by Browse to Save">and courses at the district, state, and national level on evidence based practices for special education, transition planning, self-determination, universal design, person centered planning, the IEP process, including student-led IEPs, data-based decision making, and program evaluation.