Diamond began her educational journey at Rider. With esteemed faculty, Diamond knew Rider could provide her with a fundamental, well-rounded education on which she could continue to build her knowledge and career.
I am grateful for my experiences at Rider as a Bonner and McNair scholar, all of which helped prepare me for doctoral training and these honors.
School psychologist for Loudoun County Public Schools
Rider's impact on Diamond's career
As a Bonner and McNair Scholar, Diamond graduated Rider with the knowledge, skills and experience needed to continue her education. Her Rider degree was the first step in Diamond's educational and professional journey.
Diamond earned her doctorate from Lehigh University's School Psychology program in 2022. Her dissertation explored a strengths-based approach to examining school climate and social-emotional competence as protective factors for elementary students from minorities backgrounds. She is employed as a full-time school psychologist for Loudoun County Public Schools.