Ilene Davison is a private consultant and remediation expert for students, families, schools and professional groups, focusing on pre-kindergarten through 12th grade.
Ilene works closely with students from public and private schools. She manages the collaborative process among families, teachers, psychiatrists, psychologists and other professionals, assessing students’ needs, identifying the required support and facilitating communication among all those involved. In this capacity, Ilene serves as a student advocate assisting in the development of remediation plans, assessment of 504 accommodation plans and attendance at Committee of Special Education meetings (CSE) for the development of Individualized Education Plans (IEP).
A veteran in the special education field, Ilene established the learning centers of two prominent day schools in New York’s Westchester County: The Leffell School (formerly Solomon Schechter School) in White Plains and Westchester Day School in Mamaroneck. Ilene served as Director of Special Education at these schools for 37 years. In these positions, she provided supplemental support for children with learning issues and enrichment for children who required more challenging material.
During her career, Ilene was an adjunct professor at the Graduate Department of Specialized Services at Lehman College. She began her career as a classroom teacher. A graduate of Stern College, Yeshiva University with a B.A. in Education, Ilene went on to earn an M.P.S. – S.E. Masters in Professional Studies in Special Education and Certificate in Learning Disabilities from Manhattanville College and an M.S. Masters in Elementary Education with a specialization in Developmental, Corrective and Remedial Reading from Lehman College of the City of New York.
Ilene and her husband have two grown children and three grandchildren.
Ilene is a member of the following associations:
The International Dyslexia Association
International Reading Association
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
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