Jan Broomall, M.S.

Education  & Training

  • The Harvard Medical School, continuing education in School Mental Health: Treating Students K-12.
  • The Moritz School of Law at The Ohio State University, Legal Symposium on Dispute Resolution in Special Education.
  • Certified to administer the ADOS-2, considered the Gold Standard in assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • Andrews University, Graduate work in Education.
  • Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio. Graduate work in Education & Organizational Management.
  • University of Texas/Dallas, Richardson, Texas. Master of Science in Special Education/Educational Psychology. 4.0 GPA
  • Hood College, Frederick, Maryland. Graduate work in Clinical Psychology.
  • University of Maryland, College Park, BA in Psychology Magna Cum Laude.
  • Wheaton High School, Wheaton, Maryland, Salutatorian.
  • State of Ohio continuing education Public Sector Employment Law.
  • Lifetime Texas Teaching Certificate, Special Education K-12.

Professional Experience 

  • Educational Consultant/Psychometrician DBA Illumined Crossing, LLC. Mansfield Psychological Services, Mansfield Ohio. June 2014 – present.
  • Otterbein University, Westerville, Ohio. Adjunct Professor of Special Education in The Graduate School.
  • Mid-Ohio Educational Services Center/Crestview Local Schools, Mansfield, Ohio. Special Education Director. August 2009–July 2014.
  • Mid-Ohio Educational Services Center/Crestview Local Schools, Mansfield, OH. Teacher of students with emotional disabilities located at Crestview Schools. August 2008-August 2009.

Other experiences include:

  • Universal Health Services, Inc. (Foundations for Living,) Mansfield, Ohio Director of Risk Management and Quality Improvement in mental health residential treatment center for adolescents.
  • United Way of Ashland County, Ashland, Ohio. Chief Professional Officer/Executive Director.
  • State of Ohio, Department of Developmental Disabilities, Columbus, Ohio. Assistant Deputy Director for Children and Families.
  • Richland Newhope Industries, Inc. /Richland Newhope Center, Mansfield, Ohio. Director of Adult Services and Supports/CEO of the non-profit corporation. 
  • Morrow County Board of Mental Retardation/Developmental Disabilities. Mt. Gilead, Ohio.  Director of Adult Services/CEO.
  • Collin County MHMR Center, McKinney, Texas. Case Manager: Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
  • Consultant to Texas Rehabilitation Commission for vocational assessment and placement of people with disabilities.
  • Collin County Special Education Cooperative, Wylie Independent School District, Wylie, Texas. Vocational Adjustment Coordinator.
  • POWER, Inc., Plano, TX. Rehabilitation Coordinator.
  • University of Texas at Dallas. Richardson, Texas. Graduate Research Technician in Early Childhood Special Education.
  • Montgomery County Public Schools. Rockville, Maryland. Statistical Assistant to the Director of Salary Administration.

Presentations & Publications 

    • Crestview Caseload Ratio System White Paper, by Jan Broomall, Marie McCumber and Jennifer Arnold, Lulu.com, 2014. 
    • Are We Making Progress Yet? – A Quick and Easy Guide by Jan Broomall and Marie McCumber, Lulu.com, 2013. 
    • “Are We Making Progress Yet? Writing IEP Progress Reports.” Mid-Ohio Educational Services Center Special Education Conference, October 2012. 
    • “Crestview Caseload Ratio Project,” Mid-Ohio Educational Services Center Special Education Conference, October 2012. 
    • Educating All Students in their Least Restrictive Environment,” Mid-Ohio Educational Services Center Special Education Conference, October 2012. 
    • Utilizing Decision Tree Analysis to Implement and Maintain Students in a Least Restrictive Environment to Close the Achievement Gap,” Collaboration between State Support Team 7, The Office of Exceptional Children, Mt Vernon Nazarene University and Crestview Local Schools. Ohio Special Education Leadership Conference, September 2012 and October 2013. 
    • “Crestview Caseload Ratio Grant Project,” presentation to administration, May, 2011. 
    • “Are We Making Progress Yet? A how-to on writing IEP progress reports.” NCOCC Special Education Conference, September 2010. 
    • “Community Impact of the United Way of Ashland County,” presentation to the Kiwanis of Ashland, 2004. 
    • “Elements of Risk Management, Presentation to mental health workers at Foundations for Living, 2004.  
    • The Big Picture: An overview of the roles and relationships between the county boards and the public children’s services agencies in their service to children with disabilities,” November 2003, Ohio Association of County Boards of MRDD. 
    • “Mental Retardation 101,” a presentation at the 2003 Annual Conference for Foster Care and Children’s Services staff across Ohio.  
    • “Self-Determination for People with Disabilities,” 2003-2004, statewide and regional training seminars for County Boards of Development Disabilities administrative and leadership staff. 
    • “Community Services Strategic Plan,” presentation to Governor’s Cabinet, Ohio Department of MRDD, 2002. 
    • “Who Wants to be a Millionaire? A review of mental illness. Presentation to staff of County Boards for Developmental Disabilities, 2002  
    • Co-author and developer of the Medicaid Administrative Claiming Guide for Ohio Department of MRDD, 2004. 

Accomplishments 

    • Representative to the Ohio Family and Children First Council. Involved in statewide initiatives to benefit children and families across multiple state and local public agencies and private systems.  
    • Developedrefined and implemented continuous quality improvement strategies, outcome measures, accreditation and monitoring systems. 
    • Accomplished public speaker with audiences of 10-300, from internal staff to the Governor’s Cabinet. 
    • 25+ years of successful education and program management experience; public, private and volunteer-run not-for profit including board relations. 
    • Experience with State of Ohio rule development/implementation and monitoring, inter-agency agreements and other initiatives to coordinate and improve services for individuals and families in Ohio. 
    • 15 years successful experience in CARF accreditation standards and leadership of multiple teams preparing for the organizations to meet and exceed those standards.  
    • 14 years managing an educational and Medicaid-funded facility. 
    • Experience with safety programs, employee benefits, salary administration, staff development, performance management systems, assessments, supervisory principles, operations and employee relations (union and non-union.)