Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of RA


Born on 13 April 1978, Yerevan


2012, Academic title of Associate Professor
2009, Ph.D. in Pedagogical Sciences
1995-2000, Special educator, speech therapist, ASPU after Kh. Abovyan

Work Experience

2023, January 3, Appointed to be Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of RA
2020-2022, Director of the Republican Pedagogical-Psychological Center
2012, Associate Professor at the Chair of Special Pedagogy and Psychology of the Armenian State Pedagogical University after Kh. Abovyan

2022, “Improvement of the pedagogical-psychological support system for children with special educational needs” Program manager, Republican Pedagogical-Psychological Center-UNICEF Armenia,
2021, Introduction of the new state standard of general education in general education institutions of the Tavush region. Head of the logistics activities, Republican Pedagogical-Psychological Center - World Bank
Provision of pedagogical-psychological assistance during the Covid-19 pandemic” Program Manager, Republican Pedagogical-Psychological Center-UNICEF Armenia
2019-2020, Coordinator and advisor of the “Functional Disability Assessment Reform Program” of the RA Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs

2019, Expert of the professional group for the development of holistic social services for children in difficult circumstances, World Vision Armenia
2013-2019, Scientific Secretary of the “Pedagogy” 020 Professional Council of the RA Supreme Certifying Committee, operating at the Armenian State Pedagogical University after Kh. Abovyan
2019, Erasmus+, Teacher mobility program, University of Aveiro, Portugal

2019, Erasmus+, Teacher mobility program, University of Oulu, Finland,
2019, “Children of Armenia” Fund, “Education for All” program expert, trainer
2019, “Inspire” Program Expert, “Child Protection Network”, “Families make changes”, trainer
2018, Expert at “Small Group Home” UNICEF Armenia
“Promotion of Inclusive Education” program expert, ASPU- University of Minnesota, USA, UNICEF Armenia

2016-2017, Expert and trainer of the “Capacity Enhancement of Acting and Future Specialists” program, ASPU – UNICEF Armenia
2015, Expert of the “Social Inclusion of Vulnerable Children” program, “World Vision Armenia”
2014-2017, Director of “
Arev” Child Development Foundation

2015-2020, Child protection and education trainer for regional development programs, “World Vision Armenia”
2010-2013, Trainer of the
“Reducing violence against children in Armenia” program, EC Project, Child Development Fund
2009-2018, Special educator, speech therapist, and expert at Child Development Foundation
2008-2012, Lecturer of the Special Pedagogy Chair of Armenian State Pedagogical University after Kh. Abovyan
2007-2009, Lecturer at the Chair of Pedagogy, Hrachya Acharyan University
2003-2007, Expert of the evaluation group of the Medical, Psychological and Pedagogical Commission of the “Child Protection Program” of the “World Vision Armenia” Organization
2002, Speech therapist at “Arbes” Health Care Center
2000-2003, Special educator, speech therapist at Yerevan № 275 Kindergarten


2009, Special education, USA, Detroit

2013, Special Education System in Germany”, Institute of Special Development and Rehabilitation Education, Rostock, Germany

2015, “Child protection, psychosocial support” Haifa, Israel
2017-2018, “Study on Inclusive Education”, University of Minnesota, USA
2019, “Ensuring Inclusive Development through the Beijing Action Plan”, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China

Other Information
Author of more than 60 scientific-methodological publications
Languages: Armenian, Russian, English