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Brandy Stanfill-Hobbs (she/her)

Director of Consultation for Nest Support Project

Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools

Brandy Stanfill-Hobbs, MSEd, is the Director of Consultation at the Nest Support Project.  Brandy has a BA in Political Science from Wellesley College and Masters from Hunter College, City University of New York.  Brandy taught in New York City Public Schools for eleven years, including seven years as a teacher, cluster, and coach in the Autism Nest Program.  In her current role as Director of Consultation Brandy supports the instructional and SDI consultant team to partner with practitioners and enhance inclusive practices and deepen understanding of neurodiversity in schools.

Brandy facilitates professional development and training for Nest administrators and coaches centering on true inclusion, implementing neurodiversity-affirming practices, equity, celebrating neurodiversity, and strength-based approaches in education. She also provides remote and in-person consultation to Nest leadership and practitioners to enhance their equitable and inclusive practices, deepen understanding of neurodiversity, and support the implementation of the Autism Nest Program. Brandy has been an adjunct lecturer at Hunter College, teaching courses on instructional methods for students with disabilities, and behavior theory and interventions.