Biography – LaEunice O. Brown, Information Specialist, PRC
LaEunice Brown was born in Jamaica Queens, New York and later moved with her parents to Portsmouth, Virginia. Ms. Brown received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Disorders in 1984 and her Master of Arts Degree in Communication Disorders in December of 1985 from Hampton University.
Ms. Brown worked as a speech/language pathologist at the Matthew Whaley School in Williamsburg-James City County before transferring to work in the Chesapeake Public School System. While in the Chesapeake School System, Ms. Brown has served on the school’s Child Study Committee, Child Find Team, and assisted in creating the Cedar Road Elementary TV Club for students.
Ms. Brown served on the City-Wide School Improvement Team, City-Wide Internet Safety Committee, and coordinated the implementation of the Computer Donation Program for students in Title-I Schools. She also worked as a Production Assistant to Charlie Gibson, Diane Sawyer, and George Stephanopoulos out of the ABC Los Angeles Bureau for the 2008 Democratic National Convention.
Presently Ms. Brown works as an Information Specialist at the Chesapeake Public Schools’ Parent Resource Center. There she provides training for parents and teachers concerning the special education process, communication as well as consultative services for parents. Sibshops, one of the most popular workshops, is a yearlong workshop that she provides to students with siblings with special needs that reside in the Chesapeake area.