Dr. Mary Montgomery
Name: Dr. Mary Montgomery
With more than 35 years of experience guiding, directing, and enhancing the quality of special education services for students in both Philadelphia and New Jersey, Dr. Mary Montgomery has dedicated her entire career to serving children with disabilities and acting as a special education advocate. Dr. Montgomery has experience in all aspects of special education, including working as a special education teacher, as well as an administrator responsible for the provision of special education services. She was the impetus behind many innovative programs for students within various school districts. Dr. Montgomery was awarded with the Montgomery Country ARC, “Educator of the Year Award,” for her efforts to improve the lives of children with disabilities.
Dr. Montgomery has an extensive working knowledge of school operations, school law, IDEA, New Jersey and Pennsylvania Special Education Codes, and all aspects of the evaluation/reevaluation/ IEP process. Dr. Montgomery is truly an advocate for students and works tirelessly to ensure that their rights are protected.
Dr. Montgomery earned a Doctorate in Special Education from Arcadia University, a Master of Education from Temple University, and a Bachelor of Science from West Chester University. The mother of three boys, and wife of an educator, Dr. Montgomery always taught her family that respect and kindness toward others is paramount in life.
“For years without success we tried to get appropriate services for our child with special needs. But our attorney Joe Montgomery amicably and quickly settled our differences with the district. My child is finally going to get the services she needs to progress. We are so grateful!”