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.
Ms. Ramirez is a self-contained teacher in an autism classroom in New Jersey at C. Richard Applegate School. She has extensive experience in the Kindergarten through 2nd grades, but this September Elizabeth will loop into the 3rd through the 5th-grade population. She is excited to work with older students and testing. Her undergraduate was double majoring in psychology and sociology and minored in women’s studies. Quantitative methods and Social Sciences was her master's area of study and came to education from the field of market research.
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