I am a certified special education teacher with 20 years of experience. I have taught every grade level between kindergarten and eighth grade during my teaching career. I work with students who struggle with ADHD, PTSD, anxiety disorders, depression and various learning disabilities on a daily basis. I love the challenge of figuring out why a student is struggling and then fixing the problem so that they can be successful in the school environment. I believe that all students can be succe... [more]
I passed the Ohio test to teach reading to struggling students for the third grade reading guarantee.
I have a BS in special education from the University of Akron and have been a teacher for 20 years, 18 of them have been in grades K-5. I have taught every subject between K-8 during my teaching career. I am familiar with the learning standards for these grade levels and have experience teaching all subjects in these grade levels. I have many teaching resources to use in order to teach the elementary subjects to students who are struggling.
I have taken a reading course through Ashland University in the teaching of elementary reading. This course had a focus on teaching phonics to struggling readers. I have also passed the test in Ohio to teach reading for students needing to pass the reading test for the third grade reading guarantee. I have taken a three day workshop in Wilson Phonics instruction as well.
I have a BS in special education from the University of Akron and an MS in educational leadership from the University of Akron. I have been a teacher for 20 years and have experience teaching students how to study and learn. I have taken course work from Malone University on using multiple intelligences to teach students and from Marygrove College on how the brain works in regards to teaching and learning.
I am a certified special education teacher. I have 20 years of experience teaching students with emotional disturbances. Most of my students have a diagnosis on ADD/ADHD.