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Corlia Logsdon
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About the BellaOnline Unemployment Editor

Hello and welcome! I am Corlia Logsdon, your BellaOnline.com editor for Unemployment. It is my goal to provide you with the best information, resources, and practical strategies to cope with being unemployed, lessen the impact on you and your family, determine where to go from here, and work toward your goals. Like many of you, I´ve been working for a long time. I had my first job at age 15. Having been through several jobs and experienced job loss several times in my life, I´ve been there and moved beyond it. I hope to be your companion in your journey to a bright future.

After earning my BA in Communications and English from the University of Kentucky, I worked in broadcasting for four years and logged in many unpaid internship hours in the process. While I worked at The Learning Channel (TLC) cable television network, the operation was sold to the Discovery Channel, and it was relocated to another state. Clearly, it was time to change careers. I wanted something more stable with opportunities to continue to grow. I had been doing a great deal of volunteer work at the time, and I enjoyed working with children and young adults coping with challenges of poverty, disability, and family issues. It was so rewarding helping them, and they enriched my life in many ways. For what they taught me, I owe them much more than I could ever repay.

I went back to the University of Kentucky and earned my Master of Science and Education Specialist degrees in Educational and Counseling Psychology, majoring in School Psychology. Over the next twenty years, I worked in education as a school psychologist, a special education director, and a state special education consultant, policy writer, trainer, and complaint investigator. Eventually, I worked my way into the position of Assistant Director for Human Resources for Disability Services for Kentucky State University. There, I manage disability services for students and employees, oversee compliance with Affirmative Action and the Family and Medical Leave Act. I manage Workers´ Compensation and conduct investigations into employee relations and alleged improprieties. I assist with reviewing applicants for employment, interviewing them, and helping them "on-board" into our university. I develop policies, provide training, educational screening testing, and also assist in employee disciplinary issues and the voluntary and involuntary termination process.

On the personal side, I enjoy writing fiction for fun, love animals (especially cats), and feel most at peace in nature. I´ve self-published my first e-book, Viral Dawn under my pen name Ann Logsdon, the first in a series of science fiction books for young adults. I wrote for About.com on Learning Disabilities for six years while it was owned by the New York Times. I provide professional development to schools on the topics of multicultural education, diversity, education equity, and differentiated teaching for diverse learners. I am also avidly committed to protecting families and homeowners´ rights amid the onslaught of pipelines and fracking through my work on www.stopbluegrasspipeline.us. My experiences have given me insight from both sides of unemployment. Sharing my experience with you is a privilege I take very seriously. I welcome your suggestions on how I can better serve you and ideas on articles you would like to see. I hope to hear from you in the Unemployment forum where I will strive to create a warm, inviting, and non-judgmental place for you to share and support each other. I can´t wait to hear your experiences too!

Sincerely,
Corlia




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