Dr. Susan C. Bon received her law degree and a doctorate in education policy and leadership from The Ohio State University. She has authored and coauthored nearly 40 articles and coauthored book chapters addressing the legal and ethical principles that inform https://dropoutprevention.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/C.W.-Gardenhire-pic.jpgistrative practice and impact leadership in education and special education.
She spent one year at the U.S. Education Department working on Title I, Part D (Neglected or Delinquent Youth), McKinney-Vento (EHCY), and Homeless Education Disaster Assistance (HEDA) Grant Programs and coordinated the Institute for Leadership’s Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP) in Washington, DC. She has served on the executive boards for the Dream Project in Arlington, VA, a nonprofit organization focused on promoting student success and access to higher education for immigrant students; and the Education Law Association in Cleveland, OH, a national, nonprofit member association offering unbiased information about legal issues affecting education and the rights of those involved in education. She also served as Ombudsman in the State Superintendent’s Division of the Ohio Department of Education.
Dr. Bon’s research and teaching expertise includes education law, policy, and leadership across the P-20 continuum; special education law (IDEA, ADA, Rehabilitation Act); values and ethics in education leadership; and personnel and employee decisions.