Melissa Sadin, Ed.D.
Melissa Sadin is an adoptive mother and a lifelong educator. Professionally she has served as a special education teacher in all grades 2-12, and was an elementary school building administrator for 10 years. She is currently serving as a Director of Special Education in Morris County, NJ. She holds two Masters degrees and a Doctoral degree in special education. She also works as a special education consultant helping parents secure appropriate programs for their children with special needs. She is on the Board of Directors of the Attachment Trauma Network, the director of ATN’s Trauma-Sensitive Schools Program. She has served as the Vice President of the Somerville Board of Education and a State Delegate of New Jersey School Boards. She is a contributing author of the Attachment Trauma Network Blog and has published articles on children with attachment trauma in the public schools. She also provides professional development on the needs of children of trauma to parents, teachers, administrators, and municipal service providers.