Dr. Alison Telsey

Dr. Telsey has spent several summers in Bhutan, working with educators and government officials to expand the educational programs for children with special needs. She co-authored an article, “Lessons from Bhutan; Embrace Cultural Differences to Effect Change,” in the Journal of Staff Development. Alison has worked for Southern Westchester BOCES (Boards of Cooperative Education Services) as a professional development specialist for over 27 years. She is a licensed psychologist, with certifications in special education, deaf education and more. She has a PhD in psychology from New York University and a master’s degree in special education from Teachers College, Columbia University.