Diane Wagenhals, BA, MEd, & CTIPP Secretary

Diane is a Program Director for Lakeside Educational Network. Her current responsibilities include overseeing programming and authoring the curriculum for the Lakeside Global Institute program (formerly recognized as the Institute for Family Professionals). Since 2003 she has authored 33 courses, each with accompanying trainers’ manuals. She has been an adjunct instructor for Jefferson University, authoring four courses for which students can receive a trauma minor. She has been a fellow with the Child Trauma Academy since 2010. She completed the Sanctuary Model training in 2011.


She received certification as a Pennsylvania PQAS (Pennsylvania Quality Assurance System) instructor in 2007 and is a Certified Family Life Educator.


She has been a member of the Executive Committee of CTIPP since 2016. Diane has been an elementary school teacher, a childbirth educator, a family therapist, and the founder of a parenting education company. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from West Chester University and performed graduate work at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Maryland in Rehabilitation Counseling. She received a Master’s of Education Degree in Psycho-Educational Processes, specializing in Family Therapy, from Temple University.