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Executive Director

Email: l***@***.us
Local Address: Charleston, West Virginia, United States
The Accessibility Group Inc
3052 NE 89Th St
Seattle , Washington 98115
United States

Company Description: The Accessibility Group (TAG) is dedicated to the proposition that all technology should be accessible to and usable by people with the full range of disabilities...   more

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Deafweekly May 11, 2011, 11 May 2011 [cached]
LYNN BOYER NAMED SUPERINTENDENT FOR W.VA. SCHOOLS FOR THE DEAF AND BLIND A former state director for special education has been named superintendent of the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and Blind. The state Board of Education approved Lynn Boyer's hiring Wednesday. Last year the Romney school was cited by the Office of Education Performance Audits for deficiencies in leadership, curriculum, safety and technology. Boyer will begin her new job on July 1. She currently is assistant executive director of the Council for Exceptional Children, a nonprofit group in Arlington, Va. / The Associated Press
CEC | CEC News, 1 Mar 2010 [cached]
04/19/10 - Dr. Lynn Boyer Joins CEC Headquarters Team Dr. Lynn Boyer has joined CEC as Assistant Executive Director for Professional Development Services, bringing a broad range of special education-related leadership experience to the position.
CEC | Dr. Lynn Boyer Joins CEC Headquarters Team, 19 April 2010 [cached]
Dr. Lynn Boyer Joins CEC Headquarters Team CEC | Dr. Lynn Boyer Joins CEC Headquarters Team Jump to main content. Jump to main navigation. Jump to secondary navigation. Jump to teaching & learning center navigation.
Dr. Lynn Boyer is New Assistant Executive Director for Professional Development Services at the Council for Exceptional Children
April  19, 2010 - Dr. Lynn Boyer has joined the Council for Exceptional Children as Assistant Executive Director for Professional Development Services, bringing a broad range of special education-related leadership experience to her new position.
Most recently, Dr. Boyer was West Virginia's state director for special education and executive director for the Office of Special Programs, Extended and Early Learning within the state's Department of Education.  In addition to overseeing all special education programs in the state, Dr. Boyer supervised the statewide universal preschool program and the federal Reading First grant.
"Dr. Boyer is very well respected in the field of special education and is an excellent addition to our executive team at CEC," said Bruce A. Ramirez, executive director of CEC.  "She brings tremendous experience and leadership to the organization and we are delighted to have her at the helm of our professional development services team."
As state director of special education, Dr. Boyer oversaw significant grants and directed program improvement initiatives in areas such as early reading, response to intervention, teacher effectiveness and leadership, disproportionality, and alternate academic achievement standards and assessments. 
Dr. Boyer will oversee the CEC service team responsible for the annual convention and expo, publications, Exceptional Children and TEACHING Exceptional Children journals, and online learning, as well as forms of professional development and grants related to them.
This represents Dr. Boyer's return to CEC's Headquarters Office staff.  Prior to 2004, she was the senior director for the National Clearinghouse for Professions in Special Education and then the Council's senior director for program development.
Dr. Boyer also is the former local director of special education programs and services in Fairfax County (Virginia) Public Schools.
WVSDB Superintendent Lynn ..., 9 July 2014 [cached]
WVSDB Superintendent Lynn Boyer said she has met with the caretakers and local teachers union several times to talk about compromises such as providing more time for them to obtain the degree but said that, after researching deaf and blind institutions in surrounding states, requiring degrees is the best move.
In all cases, the differentiation between the school and the home was not there. It was very much a seamless set of expectations. So that gave us some confidence that we were, in fact, on the right path, Boyer said. I fully expect that many familiar faces will be with [the students] in August. It is not our intention to do away with jobs or people, but to increase the quality of teachers and provide support to do that.
The controversy over the new degree requirement is not the only issue the WVSDB has struggled with recently. While Boyer has pushed for new facilities and more funding for renovations, it continues to be unclear which state entity is financially obligated to the school.
MetroNews put in a call to ... [cached]
MetroNews put in a call to Lynn Boyer, head of the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and Blind, but the call was not immediately returned.
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