Renowned Special Educator
Mrs. Shalini Goyal, is overall in-charge of the Foundation's academic programmes. She has earned a vast experience of educating Special Children of all age groups from 4 to 20 years. With more than 2 decades of work experience in strategic positions at myriads of schools for Special Children in multiple disabilities like spastic, autistic, down syndrome, slow learners and dyslexic children, she has been simply charismatic throughout her tenure in Special Education.
A woman of innate simplicity, utmost humility and an academician by profession, Shalini Goyal plunged into social service inspired by the fiery spirit of philanthropy. She is a multi-faceted personality who is at the peak in her individual profession having a deep-rooted love and concern for children with disabilities.
"Those who educate special children are more to be honored than those who bring them into the world for they give them only life but special educators teach them how to live life."
She is proactively instrumental in the successful execution and implementation of IIP Foundation's educational programmes while contributing significantly to the society in many ways. IIP Foundation is fortunate to have people of such a high stature, caliber, repute and exceptional capabilities to grace its Governing Body.
Shalini has a vast experience in administration and in special education with various corporates, rehabilitation centers and NGOs. She has worked as Administrator with various schools & corporates at New Delhi from 1989-1996 during the start of her career. The urge to service for special children bought her to Amar Jyoti Rehabilitation & Research Centre, Karkarduma, Delhi where she studied and then worked as special educator from 1997 to 2007.
She earned laurels and recognition during her tenure and attended various national and international seminars on her subject. 'Service to special children' was the motif, which kept her going. Later in the year 2008, she joined Mata Bhagwanti Chaddha Niketan, Sector 132, Noida where she worked as special educator till she thought of started her own voluntary organization to serve a larger and much bigger cause and started IIP Foundation.
Shalini passed her Higher Secondary from Govt. Girls Sr. Sec School, Ashok Vihar, Delhi in 1985, She did her Bachelor of Arts History (Hons.) from Daulat Ram College, Delhi in 1988. Further she did B.ED in Social Studies & Hindi from M.D. University, Rohtak in the year 1993 and M.A. (History), H.P. University – 1991. She had the urge to do work for special children and did her Diploma in Special Education for Mental Retardation DSE (M.R) with Distinction from Amar Jyoti Rehabilation& Research Centre, Delhi in 1999 where she also voluntarily worked during here studies.
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