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academic program developer

Joan Shepherd Pedersen, American academic program developer. Certified counselor. Active Vienna (Virginia) Presbyterian Church, since 1988, Lees Corner Parent-Teachers Association, Fairfax, since 1988, Franklin Glen Neighborhood Cooperative, Fairfax, since 1988. Member American Society for Training and Development, American Association for Counseling and Development, Association Part-Time Professionals.

Background

Pedersen, Joan Shepherd was born on August 18, 1948 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Richard Montgomery and Margaret Van Vechten (Veeder) Shepherd.

Education

Bachelor, Duke University, 1970. Master of Education, University New Hampshire, 1977. DAEd, George Mason University, 1988.

Career

English teacher Pinkerton Academy, Derry, New Hampshire, 1974-1977. Guidance counselor Bohemia Manor High School, Chesapeake City, Maryland, 1977-1980. Career counselor George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, 1980-1984.

Counseling psychologist United States General Accounting Office, Washington, 1984-1985. Assistant director career planning University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1985-1988. Program developer continuing education Northern Virginia Community College, Manassas, since 1988.

Consultant leadership development program University Maryland, College Park, since 1988.

Achievements

  • Certified counselor.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Active Vienna (Virginia) Presbyterian Church, since 1988, Lees Corner Parent-Teachers Association, Fairfax, since 1988, Franklin Glen Neighborhood Cooperative, Fairfax, since 1988. Member American Society for Training and Development, American Association for Counseling and Development, Association Part-Time Professionals.

Connections

Married W. Eric Pedersen, June 6, 1970. Children: Brent, Katie.

father:
Richard Montgomery Shepherd

mother:
Margaret Van Vechten (Veeder) Shepherd

spouse:
W. Eric Pedersen

child:
Brent Pedersen

child:
Katie Pedersen