As we enter our 100th year of leading special education, the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is recognizing exceptional educators from around the world who have shown a passion, dedication, and commitment to making a difference in the lives of the students who they teach. Hear from teachers about their personal experiences working in the field, and get inspired to make your own impact this year.
This year, Anna is working in an adaptive curriculum classroom serving students between kindergarten and 5th grade. Her ultimate goal is to transition into school psychology. Her path to the special education classroom includes being a PETAC grant recipient and training in the Orton-Gillingham reading program. Anna holds a Master’s degree in teaching special education from North Carolina A&T and currently educates youth at Hall-Woodward Elementary in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The 2020-2021 school year marks her third career year in special education.
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