College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Dr. Huffman is a Professional School Counselor and Educator with 20 years of professional experience. She has work as an educator and school counselor in Alabama public school district since 1999, teaching secondary English and providing school counseling services to elementary students. Establishing the next phase in her professional career as a Counselor Educator, since 2015 as an adjunct professor, she has taught graduate students pursuing degrees in counseling at several universities. At Walden University, Dr. Huffman serves as Contributing Faculty for College of Social and Behavioral Sciences-School of Counseling.
Dr. Huffman research interests centers on serving marginalized and diverse student populations in K-12 schools through school counseling to include special needs students, students in foster care system, students in poverty, and students of diverse ethnic backgrounds. Dr. Huffman has participated in presentations at several conferences and local school/district workshops including Alabama Counseling Association (ALCA) Conference and Southern Association of Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES) Conference and publication in Journal of Asia Pacific Counseling, as part of a research team. Dr. Huffman serves on ALCA Executive Board has been recognized as ALCA Emerging Leader and ALCA division-Alabama Career Development President-Elect.