Title: Parent Empowerment Coach
Location: Swampscott, Massachusetts, United States
Joanne H. Light, parent empowerment coach at JoanneHLight.com, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in parent coaching.
With over 30 years of experience to her credit, Dr. Light has excelled as parent empowerment coach at JoanneHLight.com since 2017. She established herself at North Shore Community College as director of enrollment, vice president of enrollment services, and director of admissions for higher education for 32 years.
Before embarking on her professional path, Dr. Light pursued an education and earned a Bachelor of Arts in classics and classical languages, literatures and linguistics. She continued her academic efforts at the University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Education, obtaining a master’s degree in education. She graduated as a Doctor of Education in counseling psychology and a Doctor of Education in humanistic education and counseling from Boston University. She holds certifications as an emotional intelligence practitioner from The Priority Academy in 2020 and in life coaching from the Life Purpose Institute in 2016.
Beyond her responsibilities within the field, Dr. Light has participated in numerous endeavors outside of her professional circles. She contributed to written works “No-Problem Parenting™: Raising Your Kiddos With More Confidence and Less Fear” in 2022 and “How to Raise Children Who Feel Love and Connected,” published in Authority Magazine. She worked with HAWC, a local shelter for women experiencing domestic violence. She volunteered in a community soup kitchen, a program underserved children at Lynn, Massachusetts and served on a school committee for many years.
Dr. Light is interested in continuing to contribute by writing articles, blogs, or chapters in the next five years. She is contemplating writing a book, but her primary goal is to reach as many parents as possible and provide coaching services. Additionally, she hopes to spend time with her family and travel.