Ellis I. Barowsky, Ph.D.
Professor, Special Education
Room: 412 (Reid Castle)
At North Rockland HS: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday: 3:15-4:15 pm.
1 (914) 323-5467
Dr. Ellis Barowsky is a professor who has worked in the classroom and served as a supervisor of teacher candidates throughout much of his career. He is professor emeritus of special education at Hunter College where he taught for 32 years. As a licensed clinical psychologist, Dr. Barowsky has been active in the areas of behavioral disorders and developmental disabilities, where his experience has encompassed both graduate teacher education and clinical work. He serves and holds office on multiple agency boards for individuals with developmental disabilities, as well as the New York State Office of Persons with Developmental Disabilities’ Surrogate Decision Making Committee. His involvement with individuals with emotional and behavior disorders extends to the legal system, in which he has authored or collaborated on multiple federal grants for training teachers of adjudicated or incarcerated children and adolescents. He also serves as an expert witness in the courts to evaluate the competence of adolescents with emotional and behavioral disabilities. Dr. Barowsky is the former chairman of the board of directors of Jawonio Inc., a rehabilitation agency in Rockland County. He is also a member of the Department of Psychiatry at Nyack Hospital.