With over two decades of experience working with individuals with disabilities, I have a well-rounded understanding skill set that enables me to conduct functional evaluations, collaborate with families, and multidisciplinary teams, and develop and monitor individualized program plans.
License # 1099480
Perspective Co-Op, 245D
License # 1113710
Otter Tail County, Adult Foster Care
MN Provider Identifier
File Folder 432757
Elementary Education 1-6
Developmental Disabilities K-12
Autism Spectrum Disabilities K-12*
New York Mills, MN | Milaca, MN
Owner | Manager | Service Provider
Enrolled provider with Minnesota Health Care Programs.
Licensed under MN statutes 245D for Adult Foster Care services that promote health, independence, safety, and community integration, for qualified persons with disabilities.
MILACA HIGH SCHOOL
Special Education Teacher - Full-Time
Individualized Education Plan case manager for students with developmental disabilities 7th grade through age 21.
Supervise paraprofessionals and coordinate student and staff schedules.
Implement behavior intervention, deescalation, and life skills programing in self-contained environment.
Collaborate with school-wide special education teams and communicate with parents.
ST. CLOUD AREA SCHOOLS
St. Cloud, MN
Special Education and General Education Teacher - Full-Time
Carry out various models of direct instruction and service delivery including whole group and co-teaching in general education and 1:1 homebound.
School assistive technology representative.
Implement universal design for learning principles, effective and poignant multidisciplinary team collaboration for multi-sensory approaches, access to communication, and structured visual and tactile schedules.
Deaf-blind intervener training through the MN Deaf-Blind Project.
Communication Partner Trainer | Presenter | Office Staff
Disseminate information, participate in institute meetings, train with autistic non-speakers, parents, speech pathologists, and researchers.
Attend person-centered planning meetings.
Present with doctoral students on topics related to disability studies and disability rights issues on campus.
MASTER OF ARTS | Education K-12, Autism Spectrum Disabilities
BACHELOR OF ARTS | Inclusive Elementary & SpecialEducation, English & Textual Studies