About me

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Intuitive Teacher and accomplished Special Education Teacher seeking to help individuals and families navigate life's path. Whether you are looking for spiritual guidance or educational support, I am confident that I can help guide you.  

20 years' experience working with students with Autism, Emotional Disturbances and Other Health Impairments. I specialize in looking at the whole child's, social, emotional, and physical needs in order to provide families a strong foundation of how to help your child succeed. 

Let me shine a light on what is working for you and your family's structure so you can embrace these tools to help you and you family live with ease and harmony. 

Work Experience 

Special Education Teacher, Gates Chili Central School District

Rochester, New York 2004-Present

  • 15:1:1 CASSP Special Education Teacher, grades 9-12,                  2016-present

  • 8:1:1 Behavior Management Classroom Teacher, grades 9-12,        2004-2016

  • Responsible for teaching English 9-12, Global 9-10 and US History and Learning Center

  • Consultant Teacher in core academic classes

  • Collaborate with General Education teachers on how to differentiate lessons to meet a variety of student needs and to meet New York State Standards

  • Develop, implement, manage and assess IEP's, FBA's and BIP's

Special Education Teacher, Monroe BOCES 2

  • 8:1:2 Behavior Management Classroom, grades 6-8

  • Responsible for teaching English, Math, Science and Social Studies, grades 6-8

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

  • Cornell University Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Trainer   2014-present

  • Currently a participant with the School Improvement Team

  • Facilitator for Differentiated Instruction Collegial Groups

  • Culturally Responsive Educator Training

  • Tutoring with Hillside Program

Certifications
Special Education K-12 Permanent

9/01/2004

Elementary Pre-K-6 Permanent

9/01/2004

English 7-12 Professional

9/01/2014