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Marjorie Fessler, Ed.D.
Kennedy Krieger Institute
707 N. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205
Phone: (443) 923-3240
Marjorie Fessler is the supervisor of outpatient educational services, based in the Center for Development and Learning (Department of Pediatric Neurology and Developmental Medicine) at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. She is also a part-time instructor in the Department of Pediatrics and a faculty associate in the School of Professional Studies in Business and Education at the Johns Hopkins University.
Dr. Fessler began her schooling at Brooklyn College, receiving a degree in education in 1968. She continued her education at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, receiving a master's degree in elementary education in 1971, and a second master's degree in reading in 1981. Dr. Fessler received her doctorate in special education from the Johns Hopkins University in 1991.
Dr. Fessler worked as a classroom teacher, special educator and educational diagnostician in Wisconsin and Minnesota prior to moving to the Baltimore area. She also worked as a staff psychologist in the Department of Child Psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. She has held her present position since joining Kennedy Krieger Institute in 1987. Dr. Fessler holds Maryland certification as a general educator, special educator, reading specialist and school psychologist.