University of Maryland (Special Education)
University of North Dakota (Master's)
I have been teaching in special education for 20 years. I have taught students with mild to moderate intellectual disabilities, Autism, and learning disabilities in elementary, middle, and high school. I was trained in the UCLA Young Autism program in 1992 while receiving my Bachelor degree in Special Education. Since that time I have taught at the Nassau Services for the Autistic in Long Island, New York, I also worked for Georgia's Early Intervention Program Babies Can't Wait, and in various special education programs. While teaching students with learning disabilities in middle school, I taught reading as a Read 180 teacher and co-taught classes in reading. I currently teach at the high school level for students with mild, moderate intellectual disabilities as well as those on the autism spectrum.
After nearly 16 years in the classroom, I returned to school and completed my Master's of Special Education through the University of North Dakota (online) in May 2015. I am specialized in autism spectrum disorders. I have a passion for working with students with Autism and their families. It is my hope to help families and their children bridge the gap between home and school through learning how to generalize skills to everyday life. Teaching families the tools to help make their children be as successful as possible in the home and in the community as well. Students with special needs are a unique group of learners and I will modify my teaching methods to your child's needs as I do in the classroom to support their current learning style. I look forward to working with you and your child. I have been teaching in special education for 20 years. I have taught students with mild to moderate intellectual disabilities, Autism, and learning disabilities in elementary, middle, and high school. I was trained in the UCLA Young Autism program in 1992 while receiving my Bachelor degree in Special Education. Since that time I have taught at
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I currently hold a Bachelor of Science Degree: Special Education from the University of Maryland. I am currently a highly qualified certified teacher through the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. I have taught children with Autism Spectrum Disorders for almost 20 years. I am currently completing my Masters Degree in Special Education specializing in Autism Spectrum Disorders.
I am certified to teach students in reading p-12 in adapted and consultative (gen ed) classes through the GA Professional Standards Commission. I taught resource reading to students with learning disabilities grades 6-8 using the Read 180 program for 3 years. I currently teach reading to high school students with Autism, and mild/moderate intellectual disabilities.
I currently hold a Bachelor of Science Degree: Special Education from the University of Maryland. I am currently a highly qualified teacher through the Georgia Professional Standards Commission with a clear renewable certificate in Special Ed Adapted curriculum (p-12) as well as a clear renewable certification in Special Education General Curriculum with certification in Language Arts (p-12), Reading p-12), Social Science (P-8), Math (p-8), and Science (p-8). I have taught children with learning disabilities, mild-severe intellectual disabilities, and those with Autism, Asperger's and those on various levels of the Autism spectrum. I have been a special educator for 20 years. I am currently completing my Master's of Science in Special Education.