Dedicated diagnostician with a focus on the individual needs of special education students. Empathetic and accommodating in the design and implementation of individualized programs.
Conduct ARD meetings
Case Manager of special education student from PPCD-5th grade and 10th-12th grades
Experience with PPCD, Life Skills, and Behavior classes (PASS)
Mentor new diagnostician
Previous contact person for Child Find Referrals
Communicates with campus staff on Federal, State and Local requirements
Attend Staff Development and report to other staff members
Conduct evaluations for students referred for special ed testing
Competent in Cross-Battery assessments and various assessment tools
Member of Autism Evaluation Team
Conduct Child Find evaluations
Familiar with Indicators 7, 13, and 14
08/2002 to Current
Educational Diagnostician DeSoto ISD – DeSoto, Tx
08/2011 to Current
GED Teacher Trinity Valley Community College/Adult Ed Department – Athens, TX I teach the orientation portion for the students who are entering the GED prep class. It is a twelve hour course which is mandated by the state. We teach learning styles and goals setting during the orientation time.
I have also taught the GED Prep class in the area of math for a year and a half. The students are taught math concepts from basic calculation to algebra skills.
08/1999 to 05/2002
Special Education Teacher Terrell ISD – Terrell, Tx
Diagnostician Certification: Special Education Texas A & M University - Commerce, Tx
M. Ed. : Special Education University of Central Oklahoma - Edmond, OK
Bachelor of Science: Speech Pathology Oklahoma State University - Stillwater, Ok
Member of Texas Educational Diagnostician's Association (TEDA)