Rebecca Elman, Ph.D., P.A.
1875 NW Corporate Blvd.
Suite 100 (Frank, Weinberg & Black)
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Ph.D., School Psychology
Master of Science, Educational Psychology
Dr. Elman is a Florida Licensed Psychologist and an experienced educator. Rebecca began her career in education as a teacher in the Teach for America program in Baltimore, Maryland. Later, upon earning her doctorate, Rebecca worked as a school psychologist in the Broward County school system, where she gained invaluable knowledge of the inner workings of the school system and the various eligibilities and services available to students. Rebecca entered private practice in 2001, practicing primarily in the field of educational assessment and diagnosis (giftedness, learning disabilities and ADHD) and the determination of eligibility for services under applicable State and County standards. Rebecca has taught as an adjunct professor in the graduate School Psychology departments at Barry University and NOVA Southeastern University. Rebecca is a consultant to a private school in Miami, where she assists school personnel in determining the appropriate interventions and accommodations to ensure their students' success.
Rebecca earned her Ph.D. in School Psychology from Fordham University in 1999, a Master of Science, Educational Psychology from Fordham University in 1997, and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Binghamton University in 1992.
Rebecca is a member of the Board of Directors of Farmworker Children's Center, Inc., a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the education and welfare of children of Palm Beach County agricultural workers. Rebecca is also a member of the Junior League of Boca Raton and has been nominated for several awards for her charitable work.
As a parent of two children who attended public school in Palm Beach County, Rebecca has first-hand experience with the services offered to students who qualify for an educational plan.