Director of K-12 Education Deborah Boyer

Deborah Boyer

Director of K-12 Education


In her role overseeing the Center’s School-Age Services unit, Debby serves as the co-director of the statewide Positive Behavior Support (PBS) Initiative, a collaboration between CDS and the Delaware Department of Education. In that capacity, she has provided training and technical assistance on implementing PBS in schools and other organizations serving children throughout the state. In addition, Debby supervises and partners with several other state-wide projects serving school-age children, including extended learning opportunities and ensuring access to the general education curriculum and environment for students with disabilities.

Before coming to CDS, Debby worked as a consultant for the Boston Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, where she assisted organizations throughout the United States develop meaningful rehabilitation and recovery systems for individuals with psychiatric disabilities.

In her spare time, Debby enjoys figure skating and hiking in the woods with her dog. She lives in Newark, Del.