Janie coordinates and teaches courses for the Longwood University Bachelor of Social Work program at New College Institute.
Previously, she has worked as a research assistant for Norfolk State University, providing research support for the University's Welfare-to-Work grant and administrative and instructional support to the school's master of social work program. She has also conducted training and program evaluation for social workers at the Norfolk Department of Human Services and is the managing editor of Social Work in Public Health, Human Behavior in the Social Environment, and Evidence-Based Social Work.
Janie earned a BS in Human Services Counseling from Old Dominion University and a Master of Social Work with a concentration in Community Development from Norfolk State University.
John serves as the AET Assistant Program Director and VSU Faculty-in-Residence at the New College Institute. Prior to joining our team, John served for eight years as a secondary mathematics teacher (for Henry County and Franklin County Public Schools) and as department chair for one year.
John received his BS & MS in mechanical engineering from Virginia Tech, where he was also a member of Pi Tau Sigma (international mechanical engineering honor society).
J. David Martin, Ed.D., received his B.S. in special education from James Madison University, his M.S. in Rehabilitation Counseling from West Virginia University, and his Ed.D. degree in Education Administration from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Dr. Martin has held many roles within the school system ranging from superintendent of schools to coordinator and director of special education services and pupil personnel services entailing gifted education, alternative education, family life education, and drug education.
Dr. Martin has served as a faculty member at The George Washington University, James Madison University, Shenandoah University, and Lord Fairfax Community College. He currently oversees the JMU Education Leadership program offered at NCI.