Phone: 330.653.1316 x4099
Degrees and Certifications:
Masters of Education, Special Education, Kent State University Bachelors of Science, Early Childhood Education, Ohio University Board Certified Behavior Analyst,
I have an undergraduate degree in early childhood education from Ohio University and a master's degree in Special Education from Kent State University. I am a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). My BCBA coursework was completed at Florida Institute of Technology.
I believe in order for students with disabilities to succeed and achieve to their highest potential, special educators need to provide predictable, learning environments. Creating and implementing a more consistent curriculum, methodology and program continuity improves services for students with disabilities.
I work as an Intervention Specialist in a cross categorical setting for Hudson City Schools. I utilize a wide variety of techniques, strategies and methodologies when working with young children with disabilities. Some include...
Applied Behavior Analysis
Peer Mediated Intervention
Positive Behavior Support
Love & Logic
Crisis Prevention Intervention
Social Skills Training
Functional & Adaptive Skill Generalization Across Settings
My interests within the field of education include paraprofessional training, social-emotional development of siblings of children with significant disabilities, peer mediated intervention & educationally based applied behavior analysis.
Outside of the field of education, I enjoy photography, travel, spending time outdoors, Starbucks, my miniature dachshund; Sarah Jessica & being with family and friends.