Shanna is a certified Educational Therapist through the Association of Educational Therapists. She has completed extensive training with a focus on dyslexia and structured literacy development including, Orton-Gillingham, Barton, Lively Letters, Wilson Fundations, and Handwriting Without Tears. Additionally, she has training in Singapore Math, and Zones of Regulation.
She holds a Masters in Educational Psychology and B.A. in Special Education/Psychology from Marist College. She earned her Educational Therapy Certification through UC Riverside, and a CLEAR credential from the California Commission of Teacher Credentialing for grades K-6, and is CLAD certified.
With over 20 years of experience as a classroom teacher, literacy coach, and private homeschool teacher, Shanna has extensive knowledge about working with neurodiverse children, dyslexia, and language based disabilities.
She is an active Associate Member of the Association of Educational Therapists, serves on the Scholarship Committee of the Los Angeles Dyslexia Association, and is a Child Nexus Affiliate.
Fun Facts: In her spare time, Shanna loves spending time with her daughters, husband and puppy. She can also be found at the beach reading a good book!