Founder, Advisor, Educational Psychologist
Rodney is a co-founder of The Essential Learning Group and was our first Director of Educational and Therapeutic Services. During our first three years of operation Rodney was responsible for developing many of our programs and services, hired and trained staff, and worked directly with families. He has over 25 years of experience in special education from the United States and several years of international experience as an educational psychologist. Rodney has taught special education classes, founded and ran group homes, performed hundreds of educational-psychological assessments, and worked with thousands of children and families. Rodney is particularly skilled at helping parents understand the needs of their children. Rodney has a Ph.D. in international counseling psychology, a Master of Science degree in Psychology, and a Master of Arts degree in Education. He returned to the United States in 2009 but continues to offer advice and support.