The George Washinton University's Freshman Transition Initiative
The Teams of Experts

The Team

Freshman Transition Initiative Founder and Director:

Rebecca M. Dedmond, Ph.D., LPC

Consultants and Leaders Certified by The George Washington University Freshman Transition Initiative

Dr. Carolyn W. Graham

Judy Martin

Penelope Paine

Sydney S. Sherrod, Ph.D.

It all started with the realization that course standards were needed for this very important class. We wish to thank the following individuals for their assistance and advice in the development of the Course Standards for Freshman Transition Classes.

Norm Gysbers, Ph.D.
Professor with Distinction, Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri; Columbia Past President, National Career Development Association Past President; American Counseling Association

Kenneth B. Hoyt, Ph.D.

University Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Kansas State University
Director, Office of Career Education, U.S. Department of Education, 1974-1982

Pat Schwallie-Giddis, Ph.D
Program Director, Counseling/Human and Organizational Studies, George Washington University
Director, Career Education, State of Florida, 1983-1990
Board Member, National Career Development Association (NCDA)

Rebecca Dedmond, Ph.D.
Director, School Counseling, George Washington University
Director, Career Guidance, Commonwealth of Virginia 1986-1994
President, National Consortium of State Career Guidance Supervisors, 1993-1997

Mindy Bingham
Educational Activist
Author of 17 titles with over 2 million books in print

James R. Campbell, Ed.D.
Executive Director, Delaware Tech Prep, 1984-1999
Parnell National Award for “Excellence in Education”