Lise, M.S., received her M.S. degree in Child Development from San Diego State University and a graduate certificate as an Early Childhood Socio-Emotional and Behavior Regulation Intervention Specialist. She is currently working towards becoming a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Lise works as a behavior interventionist for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and has experience working with special needs youth; teaching baseball, working summer camps at Pediatric Occupational and Physical Therapy clinics and in classroom settings.
Elaine has been involved in special education for over 25 years. She started out as a Special Education Teacher, working with students who fall in the range of Severely Handicapped. Currently she is the Assistant Director of Special Education for La Cañada Unified School District. Her B.A degree was competed at California State University Los Angeles in Child Development. Elaine received her teaching credential in both multiple subjects and Special Education with an emphasis on Severely Handicapped.
Lesley, PhD., CCC-SLP, is a speech-language pathologist with a career spanning over fifteen years in the public school, charter, and private settings serving both children and adults. She is a university professor who specializes in augmentative and alternative communication that improves the life participation for individuals with complex communication needs. Her B.A degree was completed at University of Southern California in Communication and her M.A degree was completed at California State University, Fullerton in Communicative Disorders. Her PhD. was completed at Claremont Graduate University in Special Education.
Tamara , PhD., has over 30 years of experience in education. She is the Director of Special Education for La Cañada Unified School District. Her Ph.D. was completed at University of California Los Angeles in Educational Psychology with a specialization in early childhood special education. Dr. Jackson has 13 years of experience as a school psychologist. She has a strong instructional background as her Masters Degree is in Education with a specialization reading instruction.
Katie is a Consultant for Ernst & Young. Her B.S degree was completed at University of Southern California in Business Administration with a minor in Kinesiology. Katie has spent time in Brazil volunteering for a non-profit organization that works to engage people in field research and education to promote actions necessary for a sustainable environment.