Educational professional accomplished in organizing evaluation data, assisting with IEP development through effective collaboration with other professionals to provide the highest level of education for each student.
Council for Exceptional Children Texas Educational Diagnostician Association Past Secretary of Waco Chapter Registry Board for Texas Professional Educational Diagnosticians (Effective January 2015)
to Current Rockwall Independent School District – Rockwall,
Facilitate integrated, comprehensive, multi-disciplinary team evaluations
Facilitate collaborative campus based teams to serve students
Developmental Evaluation Team Member
Develop and present district level training to special education staff
Develop and present campus level training to general and special education staff
Serve on campus RTI teams
Manage caseload of ~95 students.
Serve on District Advisory Committee providing input to decisions affecting evaluation and ARD procedures.
Developed training for instructional assistants to increase effectiveness within inclusive settings
Envisioned and created, through collaboration with a team of special education staff, to develop a school wide social skills organization intentionally focusing on friendships
Analyzed the general education curriculum through the lens of special-needs students to create measurable IEP objectives
Fostered meaningful relationships with parents through education of parental rights and encouraged safe valuable participation in ARD meetings
to 01/2013 Lewisville Independent School District – Lewisville,
Facilitated integrated, comprehensive, multi-disciplinary team evaluations Facilitated collaborative campus based teams to serve students Communicated empathetically with parents Early Childhood Screening team member District level Autism Team (EE-12th grade) member Delegate on Special Ed.
Director's Assessment Team Diagnostician's Advisory Group representative Mentor diagnosticians Present district level in-service to general education colleagues Conduct presentations for multi-campus level in-services Manage caseload of ~80 students.
to 01/2006 Fort Bend Independent School District – Sugar Land,
Presented multi-campus level in-services.
Collaborated with itinerant staff in programming for students.
to 01/2005 Waco Independent School District – Waco,
Case Manager of ~60 students.
First Grade Teacher01/2000
to 01/2003 Midland Independent School District – Midland,
Consistently received positive teacher evaluations from adminstrators
Disaggregated data to drive instruction
Special Education Teacher01/1999
to 01/2000 Midland ISD
Team leaderMidland ISD – Midland ISD
Chaired committee for campus improvement.
Managed classroom with 2 paraprofessionals and 1 high-school asst.
Taught students with moderate cognitive disabilities.
Special Education Teacher01/1997
to 01/1999 Covington Independent Public Schools – Covington,
Differentiated instruction to meet diverse needs of students with learning disabilities, developmental delays, mental retardation, and autism.
Assistant PrincipalBillie Stevenson Elementary
Executive Director of Special EducationLewisville ISD
Director of Special EducationLewisville ISD
Lead Assessment SpecialistLewisville ISD
Masters of Arts: Special EducationMay 2003University of Texas of the Permian Basin-
Bachelor of Science: EducationMay 1997Sam Houston State University-
High School Diploma: May 1993William P. Clements High School-
Certification Elementary Education (grades 1-8) Special Education Endorsement (Generic, PK-12)
Elementary Mathematics (grades 1-8) Educational Diagnostician Registered Professional Educational Diagnostician (RPED) National Certification of Educational Diagnosticians (NCED):
Masters of Arts : Special Education May 2003 Bachelor of Science : Education May 1997 High School Diploma : May 1993 Certification Elementary Education (grades 1-8) Special Education Endorsement (Generic, PK-12)
Elementary Mathematics (grades 1-8) Educational Diagnostician Registered Professional Educational Diagnostician (RPED) National Certification of Educational Diagnosticians (NCED) : Adminstrative Certification : Current
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