James Maher
Department Name:
Music Education
Faculty Office Hours

Mailing Address:
101 Walnut Lane Princeton NJ 08540
Role: 
Faculty
Department Name: 
Music Education
Mailing Address: 
101 Walnut Lane Princeton NJ 08540

As a multisensory language/math learning specialist, James Maher has been educating learning different students for over a decade.  After graduating magna cum laude with a B.M. in Music Education from Westminster Choir College, James began his teaching career at Cambridge School in Pennington, N.J. At Cambridge, he became captivated with the science of learning differences, as well as research-based methodologies that meet the needs of learning different students. James received training in the Orton-Gillingham method through the Institute for Multisensory Education (IMSE) University of Michigan-Dearborn - Special Education Department and the Wilson Reading System® including Level 1 Certification.

In addition, he has been trained in the Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes® including; LiPS®, Seeing Stars®, Visualizing & Verbalizing® and On Cloud Nine Math®. Other multi-sensory trainings include the Hochman Basic Writing Skills Program through the Windward Teacher Training Institute, Making Math Real™ through the University of California Berkley and the Read Naturally Program. Additionally, James was trained in the assessment and intervention for executive function difficulties at the Cape Cod Institute, and has taken several postgraduate courses in speech and language science. To stay on the cutting edge of research he attends the Learning and the Brain Conference on a bi-annual basis. His career has expanded beyond the classroom to his current role of Assistant Head of School & Educational Administrator. James holds a master’s degree in Educational Administration from Rider University.