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special education administrator , academic director

Deirdre Paula Semoff, American special education administrator, academic director. Certified teacher, California, learning handicapped teacher, California. Joint Doctor of Philosophy program scholar San Diego State University, 1986, Museum Department scholar University Arizona, 1964.


Semoff, Deirdre Paula was born on October 5, 1944 in Albuquerque. Daughter of Milton C. F. and Padrice (McLaughlin) Semoff.


Bachelor in Psychology, San Diego State University, 1971. Master of Arts, San Diego State University, 1982. Doctoral student, Claremont Graduate School.


Specialist, San Diego City Schools, 1977-1979;coordinator for program for learning disabilities, San Diego State University, 1980-1989;consultant, writer, Emerson & Stern Software Company, San Diego, 1986-1987;faculty special education, San Diego State University, 1987-1989;counselor, coordinator, University of California, Berkeley, since 1989. Staff advisor for learning disabled diversity in learning.


  • Certified teacher, California, learning handicapped teacher, California.


Member Association on Higher Education and Disability, California Association Post-Secondary Educators of Disabled, Council for Exceptional Children, Association for Hearing Disabilities, Council for Learning Disabilities, Computer Using Educators, Pi Lambda Theta.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: swimming, horseback riding, theater, poetry, animal and environmental issues.


Milton C. F. Semoff

Padrice (McLaughlin) Semoff