Mallory Whitmore, IDEAL Program Director

Contact Info:


Office Location: Elam B117

Faculty Phone: (615) 966-5098

Faculty Fax: 615.966.7628

Teaching Information:

Title: Program Director, IDEAL Program

Courses:  IDEAL Employment Skills and Technology courses (IDEA 1013, IDEA 1033, IDEA 1003, IDEA 1023)

Start Date at Lipscomb: August 26, 2013


  • Bachelor of Science, Human and Organizational Development

Area of Expertise:

  • Social skills and self-advocacy skills development for student with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Special education
  • Post-secondary transition
  • Peer mentoring supports

Professional Affiliations:

  • Tennessee Postsecondary Alliance
  • Best Buddies Tennessee Junior Advisory Board

Prior Experience:

  • School Friendship Lead Program Manager, Best Buddies Tennessee
  • Adult Friendship Program Manager, Best Buddies Illinois
  • 1st Grade Teacher, Rowe Elementary School