Shelley Lobell received her Masters in Learning Disabilities from Boston University and holds California Life Credentials in Learning and Severely Handicapped Special Education. Inspired by her father, special education pioneer Herb Lobell, Shelley has devoted her career to helping students with learning differences. She founded and directed Learning Services of Northern California, including the NPS Erikson School which served behaviorally challenged youth for over 30 years. Shelley consulted with the San Francisco Unified School District Department of Special Education, training teachers in behavior management, and was a member of the SFUSD Program Development Committee. She joined the Bayhill Community as Executive Director in August 2011 where she has directed and transformed the Bayhill program to provide quality educational and transitional services for students and their families.