From Left to Right: Dr. Tamika La Salle, Dr. Nick Crovello, Dr. Emily DeBiase, Dr. Kate Williamson, Dr. Marlena Minkos, Dr. Nilani Shankar, Dr. Lisa Sanetti, and Dr. Sandy Chafouleas
From Left to Right: Dr. Gabriel Byer-Alcorace, Dr. Emily DeBiase, Dr. Nilani Shankar, and Dr. Melissa Bray
Dr. Shamim Patwa (center) received the 2017 Neag School Alumni Award for Outstanding School Educator. Pictured with with Dr. Melissa Bray (left) and Dr. Sandra Chafouleas (right).
2017 Neag School Alumni Awards
- Outstanding School Educator -
Shamim S. Patwa ’97 MA, ’00 6th-Year, ’03 Ph.D.
A school psychologist for more than 15 years, Dr. Patwa joined Goodwin Elementary School at Mansfield (Conn.) Public Schools in 2013. There, she provides group and individual counseling sessions with an emphasis on problem-solving and conflict resolution, as well as social skills instruction, across all grades. Prior to joining Goodwin, she was an adjunct professor-in-residence of Educational Psychology in the Neag School of Education, where she taught doctoral and master’s level School Psychology students.