Landmark College’s Research VP Joins Microsoft Inclusive Workplace Council
Landmark College announced Dr. Manju Banerjee, Vice President of Educational Research and Innovation has been appointed to the Microsoft Inclusive Workplace Council.
Microsoft established the council to explore ways that Inclusive Design can create better experiences for everyone. Council membership is comprised of individuals employed by government agencies or in higher education who work on issues of accessibility in work places and classrooms.
Banerjee is a natural fit for the council with her more than 30 years of experience in the field of learning disabilities, ADHD, and postsecondary disability services. She is a certified diagnostician and teacher-consultant on learning disabilities. She has published and presented extensively, both nationally and internationally, on topics such as disability documentation and accommodations, postsecondary transition, online learning, and universal design.
In addition to overseeing the Landmark College Institute for Research and Training and the College’s Division of Educational Technology and Online Programs, Banerjee is an editorial board member of the Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability; LD: A Multi-Disciplinary Journal, Professional Advisory Board member to the National Center on Learning Disabilities (NCLD), Learning Disability Association of America, and a consultant to Educational Testing Service, and Understood.org. She received her doctoral degree from the Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, on the application of universal design to high stakes assessment.