Assistant Professor, Special Education , School of Adult & Continuing Education
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Dr. Tayibah Bemiah is currently an Assistant Professor of Education at Lincoln University School of Adult and Continuing Education. She has two decades of experience successfully serving the families of Philadelphia in the field of education.
Dr. Bemiah began her career in 2002 when she graduated from Lincoln University with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. Her educational training at Lincoln University prepared her with knowledge, skills, and capabilities that she needed to be hired as a Special Education teacher in the School District of Philadelphia. Dr. Bemiah continued her studies and obtained a graduate degree in Special Education from Cheyney University.
Through multiple assignments in schools throughout Philadelphia, Dr. Bemiah encountered many urban students that suffered trauma. Dr. Bemiah’s experiences with traumatized youth, coupled with her dedication and commitment to underserved students, led her to pursue an additional graduate degree in Counseling Psychology and School Psychology from Immaculata University. Upon successful completion of this degree, Dr. Bemiah was hired as a School Psychologist, diagnosing, identifying, and providing recommendations to the school team to help effectively educate eligible students. Dr. Bemiah realized to be truly impactful she would have to turn her attention to educating prospective teachers, which led her to obtain a Doctorate Degree in Educational Administration with a Concentration in Special Education from Gwynedd Mercy University. In addition to her educational experiences, she has also obtained permanent certification from the Pennsylvania Department of Education in Elementary Education, Special Education, Middle Years English, and School Psychology. Dr. Bemiah is also a Licensed Professional Counselor. Recently, Dr. Bemiah created an LLC named in her father’s honor to train novice counselors in providing therapeutic support and intervention to urban students living with trauma.