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Dr. Sue Haddad

Associate Dean of Student Success and Rockville Student Affairs
Dr. Sue Haddad

Dr. Haddad brings diverse experiences and has served in a variety of roles in higher education and non-profit organizations. In November 2021, she began serving as the interim associate dean of Student Affairs at the Rockville campus. In this role, she led the Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT), provided support in addressing student concerns and student conduct, and oversaw the Student Wellness Center. She also served as the project director for the Basic Needs Grant through the U.S. Department of Education.
Dr. Haddad has a wealth of experiencing spanning more than two decades. She is distinguished by her compassion, counseling, strong leadership, and advocacy skills. She is a seasoned counseling professional dedicated to serving and meeting the needs of diverse, underserved populations, including people with cognitive, emotional, physical, neurological, and physical disabilities, veterans, and those coping with substance use disorders. She is skilled in addressing a wide range of issues facing college students, including transitioning to college, student self-advocacy, anxiety, depression, and crisis intervention. Prior to Montgomery College, Dr. Haddad worked in the rehabilitation counseling field as a counselor, evaluator and assistant director. Since joining Montgomery College, she has served as a disability support services counselor, professor, and led the department as College-wide Chair of Disability Support Services. Additionally, Dr. Haddad has served as a board member for the Maryland Association on Higher Education and Disability (MD-AHEAD), and led the organization as president in 2017-2018. Notably, she was honored with an Outstanding Faculty Award in recognition of her significant contributions to students, the DSS Department, and the College.

Dr. Haddad earned a bachelor of arts in sociology and a master of arts in counseling and personnel services from the University of Maryland, in addition to a post-graduate certificate in clinical community counseling from Johns Hopkins University. She recently earned a doctor of philosophy degree in counselor education and supervision from the University of the Cumberlands. She is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the State of Maryland and is a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC).