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James R. McFadden has been involved in educating students with unique learning styles for over twenty years. He was a counselor and teacher at Vanderbilt Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Hospital’s outpatient Program before moving on to a private school in Franklin, Tennessee that serviced children with unique learning styles. Mr. McFadden served at the school for 18 years. He was the Director of Guidance and Dean of Students before serving as the Headmaster for 8 years. He wrote and implemented a highly successful social skill and accountability system called “The Success In Life” program. His philosophy of focusing on the whole child and creating life long learners has been the foundation of his success with students. In 2012, Mr. McFadden co-founded a private school in Middle Tennessee for children with unique learning differences. Mr. McFadden is passionate about ensuring that every child’s cognitive capabilities are being addressed in a manner that meets their individual needs. He has experience in writing and implementing IEP and 504 plans.

James R. McFadden received his Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Belmont University and Master of Education in Supervision and Administration from Tennessee State University. He was also a Vanderbilt Peabody College, Roundtable Educator of the year honoree in 2011. James lives in Middle Tennessee with his wife, Brandy and their three children Samuel, Hannah-Kate and David as well as their dogs Boudreaux & Magnolia.

It’s all things non-academic that get in the way of academic success.”
-James R. McFadden, M.Ed.

Please contact James R. McFadden to discuss your child’s needs in the “Kindergarten through College” educational setting at (615) 822-4224 or education@MyEpilepsyStory.org