Sandra Copman, EdD

Title:  Development Executive, Coordinator, Transition Specialist
Company: Boston Special Education Transition for Career Network
(B-SET), Massachusetts Advocates for Children
Location: North Grafton, MA United States


  • American Association on Mental Retardation
  • American Educational Research Association
  • And Then There Was Glass (founder, 2010-Present)
  • Association for Individuals with Severe Disabilities
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
  • Association of Fundraising Professionals (2012-Present)
  • Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement (Apra) (2017-Present)
  • Black Ministerial Alliance (technical grants consultant, 2008-2012)
  • Compliance Mentor Group (advisory board, 2013-Present)
  • Copman Educational Consulting Services (founder, 2002-Present)
  • Council for Exceptional Children
  • Employment Now (disability advocate, 2010-Present)
  • Families Creating Together, Multigenerational Arts Program (pro bono grant writer, 2014-Present)
  • Friends of BAA – Boston Arts Academy (2014-2017)
  • Komen Community Challenge, State House, Boston, MA (selected speaker, 2008)
  • Massachusetts Association of Vocational Education Special Needs Personnel
  • Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society (2008-Present)
  • Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus (MWPC) (2016-Present)
  • New England Development Research Association (NEDRA) (2017-Present)
  • New England Villages, Inc.
  • Patient Navigation Bill for Breast Cancer, Washington, DC (lobbyist, 2005)
  • Phi Lambda Theta
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure (grants committee, member and fundraiser, 2005-2014)
  • United States Department of Education (federal grant reviewer, 1988-Present)
  • Women in Development (2012-Present)


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2020)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2019)
  • Featured, “Who’s Who of American Women,” Marquis Who’s Who (1999-2000)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Young American Award, University of Kentucky (1997)

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