Samantha Dutra, MEd, LMHC, NCC, MaCCS has been a part time faculty member for over 7 years between her employment at Cambridge College, Bay State College, Lasell College, Fitchburg State University, Endicott College and Middlesex Community College. Samantha is currently a doctorate student majoring in Leadership and Higher Education. Samantha is also a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, a National Certified Counselor as well as an approved Licensure Clinical Supervisor. Currently, Samantha also owns a private practice. Samantha sits on the board as grants manager at the Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association (MaMHCA). Recently, Samantha was awarded the President’s Award at MaMHCA’s annual conference. Samantha has also presented as a selected speaker at The Association for Nontraditional Students in Higher Education (ANTSHE) 21st National Conference and published in The Nontrad Journal titled:Curriculum and Syllabi Development: Accommodating Mental Health and Learning Disorders.