Deborah is in her 18th year of working with ESE students. The first 8 were in Springfield, Massachussetts. She worked first in a Juvenile Detention Center, then moved into a self contained Emotional/Behavior Disabilities classroom at Kensington Avenue Magnet School, which is an IBO school. She moved to Florida in 2005 and since then has worked at Wimauma Elementary. She spent two years as an InD teacher, and four as a VE resource teacher. For the past 4 years she has been an ESE Specialist. Wimauma Elementary has an Autism Spectrum Disorder program as well as 2 EELP classrooms, and a VE coteach program. She received ger Bachelor’s of Science in Eduacation from Westfield State University with a double major of Elementary Education and Social Work. She then went on to receive a Master’s of Education in the area of Special Education. She is certified in ESE K-12, Elementary K-6, and has her ESOL endorsement. She earned National Board Certification in 2007 in the area of Exceptional Needs Specialist, PreK-12. She has worked with the University of South Florida as a PPP mentor for special education interns.
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