Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership
As contributing faculty, Dr. Isabel Pearlman teaches courses in elementary education for Walden University, Bachelor of Science Elementary Education Program. Dr. Pearlman has extensive experience and administrative expertise guiding and overseeing both public and private schools and school systems in organizational development, professional development, curriculum design, and selection. In her 30+ year career in public schools, Dr. Pearlman served as an Elementary and Special Education Teacher, Liaison Specialist, Instructional and Curriculum Specialist, and Principal. As Principal, Dr. Pearlman led an ethnically diverse team of 60 teachers, specialists, counselors, and aides to support 550 students. She successfully led her school to receive the A+ Award for community service.
Professionally, Dr. Pearlman has served as a faculty supervisor and mentor since 2006, helping train and prepare teacher candidates for elementary, secondary, and special education careers. She has facilitated professional development, parent and teacher workshops. Dr. Pearlman has planned and presented a curriculum for graduate and undergraduate courses in elementary and special education, curriculum design and applied research. She excels in training new teachers on Objective Based Lesson Planning, Common Core Standards, Assessment Techniques, Differentiation, Inclusion, Classroom Management, and Curriculum Resources. She has also won teaching awards and student recognition for her teaching and mentorship work.