Dr. Fay E. Brown, an Associate Research Scientist at the Child Study Center at Yale University, serves as the Director of Child and Adolescent Development for the School Development Program in that Center. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Connecticut in 1984 and later received a Master of Education degree in Guidance and Counseling, and then a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Howard University.
Dr. Brown has worked at the elementary, high school and college levels, teaching and counseling students. In 1993, she was recognized by the National Association for Personal Workers (NAPW) for her outstanding contribution to
student development. Her major focus is to help schools create and maintain developmentally appropriate conditions to ensure the holistic development of every child.
Dr. Brown has served as educational consultant to various groups, including the educational task force of the United Church of Christ. She is a motivational speaker, and in that capacity, presents at local, national, and international events.
“What do you see when a child walks through the classroom door? If you as a teacher don’t see the dignity of the child, if you don’t see the possibilities and the potential that every child brings into the classroom, then you are missing a big piece of what you the teacher need to really see.”
– Dr. Fay E. Brown