Janet DeLany

Name and Contact

Training and Advanced Certifications

  • The Pennsylvania State University - 1999 DEd Adult Education
  • University of Notre Dame - 1984 MS Administration
  • University of Pennsylvania - 1975 Certification in Occupational Therapy
  • Immaculata (College) University- 1973 BA Psychology

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Children and youth
  • Higher Education

Awards and Honors

  • Towson University Volunteer Faculty Alumni Award- October 5, 2018
  • Seven Seals Award (2017) Meritorious leadership and initiative -Office Secretary of Defense Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve
  • Patriotic Employer (2017) - Office Secretary of Defense Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve
  • AOTA Mentor Award- April 2014
  • Maryland Occupational Therapy Association Roster of Merit – October 2012
  • AOTA Service Awards Spring 1998, 2002, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012 (2)
  • MOTA- Exemplary Department Award- Fall 2005
  • FAOTA- for excellence in education, mentoring, and leadership- Spring 2005
  • Award for Outstanding Achievement in Occupational Therapy – POTA in recognition of leadership, commitment, compassion, and empowerment– October, 2002

Leadership Accomplishments and Passions

Academic

  • Dean, Office of Graduate Studies Towson University, January 2012 – July 2017
  • Director, Doctoral Program in Occupational Science, Towson University- Fall 2006 to January 2012
  • Director, Post Baccalaureate Certificate Program in Autism Studies Towson University- Fall 2008 to January 2012
  • Director Occupational Therapy Program- The Pennsylvania State University – 1996 to 2002
  • Director Occupational Therapy Assistant Program- The Pennsylvania State University, 1992 to 2001

Professional

  • Council of Graduate Schools- Graduate program consultant- 2017
  • AOTA Ad Hoc Committee to Evaluate the Operations of Representative Assembly- Chairperson July 2011 to April 2012
  • AOTA Commission on Practice April, 2002 to July, 2011. Chair elect 2007- 2008; Chairperson 2008- 2011
  • AOTA Representative Assembly Coordinating Council Fall 2007 to July 2011
  • AOTA Representative Assembly Fall 2008 to July 2011

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