- New York State Education Department - Supervisor, Preschool Policy Unit, Office of Special Education
Monica Short is the Supervisor of the Preschool Policy Unit in the Office of Special Education at the New York State Education Department. Prior to this position, Ms. Short worked as an associate at the State Education Department, monitoring residential special education programs. She also has ten years’ experience as an elementary special education teacher working with students with significant physical and communication delays and three years' experience as a general education teacher of math and science. She has served as an assistive technology specialist, a trainer for the New York State Office of the Advocate for Persons with Disabilities and as an educational sign language interpreter and teacher.