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The Full Story

With an impressive career spanning over 30 years as a former general education and special education teacher in Louisiana, Texas, Iowa, and Arizona public school systems, Cindy possesses a wealth of experience, knowledge, and expertise in effectively navigating the school system. Through Inclusion Revolution, Cindy actively works alongside families, assisting them in developing Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and 504 plans. She also actively participates in meetings with parents, providing valuable knowledge, feedback, and advice throughout the process, tailored to each unique case. Cindy has authored and revised numerous Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and successfully resolved disputes between families and school districts. Cindy dedicates herself to extensive yearly professional development to ensure she remains current with current special education regulations. Additionally, she collaborates with esteemed private neuropsychologists, psychologists, speech and language pathologists, occupational therapists, and board-certified behavior analysts in Arizona, further enhancing her ability to provide comprehensive support to students and families.

Education & Training
•    BA degree in Elementary Education
•    M. Ed. Degree in Special Education
•    Ed. D. in Educational Leadership with an emphasis on Special Education

Experience
•    12 years as a General Education Teacher
•    16 years as a Special Education Teacher (Resource & Self-Contained classrooms)
•    6 years as a Special Education Coach
•    Developed and Implemented the “Inclusion Revolution” program at public-school district
Qualifications
•    Vast experience and knowledge in the special education eligibility process
•    Extensive knowledge of the IEP process
•    Expert in extended school year qualifications
•    Extensive experience writing S.M.A.R.T. goals
•    Skilled case management
•    Expert in mentoring new teachers 
•    Expert in writing compliant IEPs 
•    Expert in inclusive strategies for special education students 
•    Highly skilled in data interpretation and implementation 
•    ABA Training

Certificates
Current Arizona certification:
•    Elementary Education
•    Special Education
•    Administration
•    Endorsement in Structured English Immersion

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