Dr. Vicki Husby, Coordinator, Professional Development and High School Program



Dr. Vicki Husby, Coordinator, Professional Development and High School Program

Dr. Vicki Husby is the High School and Staff development Coordinator for Special Education and Psychological Services. She is a former daycare teacher, public school teacher, assistant principal, secondary curriculum and professional learning director, and professor of "Supervision of Instruction" at the University of Georgia. She received her BS in elementary education, middle grades and Spanish at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, her Masters degree in special education and educational leadership at the University of Georgia, and her doctorate in educational leadership at the University of Georgia. She additionally holds credentials in gifted education. Her areas of expertise include academic interventions, program development, teacher development and professional learning. Her book Individualizing Professional Development: A Framework for Meeting School and District Goals has been used in conjunction with best practices for instruction to guide instructional improvement in several Georgia schools.

Dr. Husby was selected as the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's 2000 Honor Teacher for her successful work with middle grades at-risk students. She was editor and co-author of the annual Teacher's Guide for O,Georgia Too: An Awesome Collection of Original Writings by Young Georgians. Her non-fiction work was published in O,Georgia: A Collection of Georgia's Newest and Most Promising Writers, Volume 3.