Associate Professor of Education; Program Director for MEd in Special Education
Dr. Cash began her career as a school psychologist. Fifteen years at that job provided a wealth of experience in psychology and counseling, regular education, special education, student development and individual needs, and organizational functioning. In addition, she gained knowledge in program analysis, consultation, behavior management, IEP development, and supervision.
Working with students, parents, teachers, and administrators in public and private school settings has provided Dr. Cash with a great appreciation and respect for the educational system. She strives to make this the cornerstone of her work at University of Lynchburg as she teaches undergraduate and graduate students.
- PhD in Special Education – University of Virginia
- MA in School Psychology – Radford University
- EdS in School Psychology – Radford University
- BS in Psychology – University of Virginia
Professional Interests and Research
In addition to her passion for teaching and advising students, Dr. Cash’s professional interests continue to be a reflection of her background. Currently, her research focus is the education of students with autism. In addition, areas of professional interest include teacher preparation, differentiation of instruction, program analysis and development, meta cognition, and distance education.