Dr. Robert “Bob” Lane joined our team as the Director of Admissions in 2013. Previously, he served as Academic Dean at the Kildonan School, a boarding school for students with learning differences. His additional years of experience in education include working as a diagnostic clinician, a student teaching and Masters program coordinator, an inclusive curriculum consultant, an elementary and high school teacher, and an Orton-Gillingham tutor. In addition, he has been an active member of the New York State Association of Independent schools, where he has directed their Beginning Teachers Institute, was a founding coordinator of their new annual Brain conference, and served on the Council for Professional Learning and Collaboration. Currently he serves on the Board of Directors for the International Dyslexia Association and on the Admissions Committee for the Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington. He has also presented at NAIS' People of Color Conference on the intersection of race and learning differences in Independent Schools. Bob earned his Doctorate of Education, Masters of Education, and Master of Arts from Teachers College, Columbia University.
Associate Director of Admissions; Director of The Summer Project
Nancy Rowland has been a member of The Lab School team since 1995. Nancy earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Theater Arts from the University of California, Santa Cruz and holds a Master’s Degree in Special Education: Learning Disabilities from American University. Before taking on her current role in Admissions in 2012, she worked in the Junior High division for 17 years. As the Associate Head of the Junior High from 2008 to 2012, Nancy spearheaded a new summer program for rising 7th, 8th, and 9th graders and continues to serve as the Director of the Upper School Summer program.
Admissions Administrative Assistant
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