Jayme Delano, MSW
Adjunct Professor in Arts & Sciences
MSW - New York University
BA - Long Island University
Instructor Jayme A. Delano was raised in New York, completed her BA degree in Criminal Justice at Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus and holds a Master of Social Work from New York University. In 2004, Ms. Delano moved to the Washington, DC area to work at the University of Maryland, and then in 2010, she joined the Federal Government to work as a policy analyst for the Executive Office of the President, Office of National Drug Control Policy, High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Program. Her experience spans years working in public health and public safety, and she enjoys sharing these experience with students. She is characterized in multiple areas to include oversight of Federal grant programs; subject matter expert; led daily operations of alternative to incarceration programs for substance use disorder population; hired and supervised management teams that worked with organizations to affect the culture and climate necessary for programmatic success; development and oversight of research activities; provided technical assistance and training to a variety of criminal justice agencies; therapist in community-based clinics; and owned a private practice treating people with varied mental health diagnoses.
In her free time, Ms. Delano loves to travel and cook. She lives in Northern Virginia with her husband and two dogs (Tibby and Lucy).