Dr. Baroni, Principal

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Dr. Baroni


Dr. Baroni has a long history of working in the field of education in various roles. As a school social worker, Dr. Baroni became a regional then state president of the Michigan Association of School Social Workers (MASSW). She has been an adjunct professor at Madonna University, Wayne State University, Eastern University, and University of Michigan –teaching graduate students in the schools of Social Work and Education.

Dr Baroni received her degrees from Wayne State University. She is a clinical social worker (LMSW) and has her doctorate (Ph.D.) is in the field of education  focusing on development of a unified service delivery system for special education services  in urban school system.

In her desire to work with at-risk students, she became active with special education and eventually served as Chairperson of The SEAC (the State of Michigan Special Education Advocacy Committee.) This ultimately led to a position in the Michigan State Department of Education as Assistant Director of one of the special education initiatives.

As principal at Clara B. Ford, Dr. Baroni has initiated Trauma-Informed Teaching curriculum to assist staff in meeting the unique needs of the students. This curriculum is embedded in a research project with Wayne State University. A number of articles have been published on the work at CBF.

In her spare time, she enjoys riding horses (has owned two), reading, cross stitching, and visiting new cities.


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