Nadya Forjan

Contributing Faculty
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences
Ph.D. Education

Nadya Forjan is a dedicated and innovative leaders passionate about making a difference in our country's education. She works as a professor of Higher Education at Walden University, helping graduate students through the intellectual stages and institutional requirements of doctoral degree work. Previously she worked as an Associate Professor at Central Texas College teaching Early Childhood and Child Development courses.
Before transitioning to higher education, Nadya spent 15 years working as a K-12 teacher and Education Specialist with nearly two decades of combined expertise in Curriculum Development, School Leadership, and Professional Development for Miami Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS), the fourth largest school district in the nation. She oversaw the Cambridge Global Studies Program within the school, managing a team of 30 professionals who strategically and effectively taught and support students successfully. She is a strategic thinker, program manager, bridge builder who supports leaders of complex systems to make data-informed proposals and decision, linking measurable outcomes while seeking both standard and creative ways to achieve institutional goals.