Susan Shaffer, Ph.D.
Ms. Susan Shaffer currently serves as the President of the Mid-Atlantic Equity Consortium, Inc as well as the Executive Director of the Mid-Atlantic Equity Center. She has been a national recognized expert for more than four decades. Her transformational work in public schools has centered on the development of comprehensive technical assistance, training on educational equity, and multicultural gender-related issues. She has published extensively on gender equity, family engagement, civil rights, multicultural education and dis-ability. Her most recent publications are a co-edited journal, Equity-Centered Capacity Building: Essential Approaches for Excellence & Sustainable School System Transformation, and co-authored book, How to Connect with your iTeen: A Parenting Road Map. Susan serves on several boards, including the National Association of Family, School and Community Engagement (co-founder), School of Education, Bowie State University, MD, the MD women’s Heritage Center, and Harmony through Education. Currently she is an adjunct faculty member at Howard University. Susan is recipient of numerous awards for her service, leadership, and significant contribution to curricular materials on women. She holds a B.A. in History and M.A. in education from the University of California, Berkeley.