Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, M.Ed Psychology/Low Incidence Disabilities. Her experience includes kindergarten and first grade. Joined Rise in 2005.
University of Houston, BS Human Development and Family Studies and working towards MS, Special Education at the University of St. Thomas. Joined Rise as a teacher in 2012.
Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, MA Low Incidence Disabilities. Previous experience includes four years as a preschool inclusion teacher in College Station I.S.D. Joined Rise in 2011.
Texas Christian University, M.S. B.S. Early Childhood/Special Education. Experience includes teaching in a Preschool Program for Children with Disabilities as well as Prekindergarten inclusion. Joined Rise in 2015.
University of Houston, M.Ed. Educational Psychology/Special Education. University of Houston - Downtown, B.S. Psychology. Experience includes teaching in a PPCD Bridge Program and in inclusive preschool environments. Joined Rise in 2010.
University of Victoria, M.S. Educational Psychology, Early Childhood Special Education and Inclusion Focus; University of Alberta, B.S. Elementary Generalist, Special Education Focus. Experience includes teaching in early education programs as well as a teacher consultant for early education. Joined Rise in 2015.
Trinity International University, BA Christian Studies and Masters from Aquinas Institute of Theology. Joined Rise in 2011 and classroom teacher since 2012.
University of Heidelberg, M.S. B.S. Education. Experience includes teaching Montessori as well as teaching preschool children with special needs in the public school setting. Joined Rise in 2011.
Steven F. Austin State University, B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies/Special Education/English as a Second Language. Experience includes co-teach inclusion teacher for first and second grade students. Joined Rise is 2016.
Texas Southern University, BA Psychology and University of Phoenix, M.Ed Early Childhood/Special Education. Joined Rise in 2005 and classroom teacher since 2008.
University of Houston/Clear Lake, M.S. Early Childhood Education with Young Children with Disabilities Focus. Currently an adjunct instructor at Houston Community College teaching course on children with special needs. Joined Rise in 2012.
Texas Children’s Hospital
Doctorate of PT at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Post-Professional Certificate in Pediatric Physical Therapy from The University of Texas Medical Branch, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, MPT and BS HealthCare Science; University of Texas at Austin, BA Psychology in 1999. On staff at Texas Children’s Hospital (TCH) and contracted by Rise from TCH to work with Rise students. Joined TCH in 2003 and Rise team in 2007.
Walden University, M.Ed Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment; Sam Houston State University, B.A. Music Therapy. Board Certified Music Therapist and Clinical Training Director of American Music Therapy Association. Joined Rise in 2000.
Lamar University, MS Early Language Studies and Deaf Education and M.Ed. School Counseling; Baylor University, BS Early Childhood Development and Interdisciplinary Studies. Previous experience as teacher, educational coordinator, and language therapist. Joined Rise in 2010.
Speech and Language Therapist
Texas Children's Hospital
Received her MA and BS from The University of Houston in Communication Disorders. Many years of experience working with preschool children in the areas of speech, language and feeding. Joined TCH and Rise in 2016.
Occupational Therapist/Clinical Specialist
Texas Children’s Hospital
University of Texas, Medical Branch, BS Occupational Therapy Medical Branch. On staff at Texas Children’s Hospital (TCH) and part of the TCH Autism Spectrums Disorder Clinic, she is one of several therapists contracted by Rise from TCH to work with Rise students. Specializes in sensory integration. Joined TCH in 2003 and the Rise team in 2010.