College of Education and Human Development

Bonnie Bell

PhD, Kennedy-Western University
Assistant Professor
Parent Involvement/Mild Disabilities Coordinator, Helen A. Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities
TBI Initiative, Family Involvement Coordinator, Region 4 Training and Technical Assistance Center

Contact Information

Send email to Dr. Bell

Phone: (703) 993-4496
Fax: (703) 993-4497

George Mason University, Fairfax Campus
Krug Hall 213B
4400 University Dr.
MS 1F2
Fairfax, VA 22030


Bonnie Bell  is a part-time member of the T/TAC team. Her educational and work experiences are varied. She is endorsed in Social Science, Learning Disabilities K-12, Elementary Principal and Secondary Principal. Previously, she worked in both public and private schools in Virginia and North Carolina. Prior to joining KIHd, she worked for Fairfax County Public Schools as a general education and learning disabilities teacher, an Area Administrator in the Learning Disabilities and Mildly Mentally Retarded Programs, and a teacher and an evaluator for the Physical Disabilities Program. She has a BA in Sociology/Social Work with minors in Secondary Education and Social Science, an M Ed in Special Education with a concentration in Learning Disabilities, and a PhD in Education with a concentration in Traumatic Brain Injury. She serves on the Virginia Department of Education Family Involvement Network and the Virginia Department of Education Traumatic Brain Injury Initiative.

Research Interests

  • Bullying
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Concussion

Recent Publications

2006  International Journal of Special Education

Physcial Disabilities:  Education and Related Services

2008 International Journal of Special Education