Allan F. Livers, Jr. Cambridge College School of Education, Cambridge, MA
Allan F. (Bud) Livers, Jr.,
PhD, currently serves as the Learning Standards Officer at the Center for Naval Intelligence in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Additionally, he serves as Senior Faculty for Cambridge College, Chesapeake Virginia Campus, in the Masters in Education, Special Education program. His interest in media and technology in the classroom was initially cultivated in his job as a special education teacher, working with students with an emotional disturbance at a regional public day school, where he sought new and improved ways to teach students with disabilities. He went on to teach the Media and Technology classes as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Teacher Education at Chowan University in North Carolina. He has also worked as the developer and supervisor of the Jails Education Program in Virginia Beach, Virginia, tasked with providing special education services for incarcerated youth and young adults in the city jail. Bud received his PhD in Educational Planning, Policy, and Leadership, with emphasis in Special Education Administration from The College of William & Mary, in Williamsburg, Virginia. He received his MSEd in elementary education with endorsement in special education from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. Bud’s research interests include stress and burnout in the classroom, and he has presented his “Lighter Side of Teacher Burnout” to state, national, and international audiences. Bud is a retired Naval Officer who served as a Surface Warfare Officer during Operation Desert Storm in the Persian Gulf. He lives with his wife and three sons in Virginia Beach, Virginia.