Susan EisnerLower School Learning Resource Specialist
Susan works with students in Pre-Kindergarten through fifth grade to help individualize the curriculum so that children can achieve at the level of their greatest potential.
She collaborates with parents, teachers, and her colleagues in Learning Resource, Margie Herman and Linda Brennan; creates learning plans; and coordinates services such as the Loyola University speech and language program in the Lower School.
Susan has taught in a variety of settings, including public school special education classrooms, hospital-based Child Life programs, laboratory school preschool classes, and undergraduate and graduate school classes.
Susan and her husband David are the parents of two Park School alumnae in the Classes of 2014 and 2017. She has a B.A. in Special Education/Art History from Hood College, an M.S. in Communication Disorders from Johns Hopkins University, an Ed.M. in Human Development and Psychology and an Ed.D. in Human Development and Psychology, both from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Susan’s publications include:
- “The impact of maternal attitudes and illness severity on the adjustment of children with congenital heart disease,” David DeMaso, M.D. (lead investigator), Michael Freed, M.D., Leslie Campis, Ph.D., David Wypij, Ph.D., and Martha Lipshitz, R.N.. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, April, 1991.
- “May Hill Arbuthnot,” in American National Biography, ed. John A. Garrett and Mark C. Carnes, 1999 (New York: Oxford University Press).