Well-rounded and compassionate Special Ed Teacher adept at incorporating each student's unique needs and strengths because I was a mom to kids with special needs first.
Teach Study Skills class focusing on academic and social skills. Assist students in general education classes, especially Math II and III. Develop and conduct Individual Education Plan (IEP) meetings.
Taught self-contained Study Skills class focusing on academic and social skills and middle and high school Science and Math. Co-taught middle and high school Math and Language Arts class. Developed and conducted Individual Education Plan (IEP) meetings. Provided crisis intervention services. Participated in intake and discharge planning and home school manifestation meeting determinations. Transferred by county office due to SWD numbers
Taught Reading, Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, and social skills to 6th and 8th grade students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders in the Self-Contained setting. Developed and conducted Individual Education Plan (IEP) meetings. Provided crisis intervention services.
Stimulus funded split position preparing "at risk" students for graduation and EOCT tests at two high schools. Provided individual and group tutoring to students with disabilities. Assisted in E2020 and PLATO classroom. Administered graduation, EOCT, and AP tests.
Conducted home visits to assess attendance and resource issues. Served on Attendance Task Force. Collaborated with community agencies. Assisted with CRCT testing.
Taught 2nd through 5th grade self-contained students with Emotional Behavioral Disorders all academic subjects. Used Mindset deescalation and physical restraint program. Provided crisis intervention services. Wrote and conducted Individual Education Program and Manifestation Determination paperwork and meetings. Taught 4th grade IRR and 5th grade MID. Runner up for Teacher of the Year 2005. School liaison for Special Education and Community Based Learning.
Taught all Academic areas plus Cooking and Sewing to students with Mild Intellectual Disabilities. Co-taught Math. Taught Study Skills to EBD Self-Contained Students. Develop and conduct Individual Education Plan (IEP) meetings. Co-sponsored the Image Club. Transferred to sons' elementary school.
Provided individual, group, and family therapy to clients with mental health and addiction issues. Assessed hospital patients in crisis and made recommendations and arrangements for psychiatric and substance abuse inpatient care. Provided case management services.
Special Education Certification
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