As an Academic Instructor, Amy provides individual and group sessions designed to target a student’s current academic needs. She provides strategies to address motivation, organization, and study skills necessary for a student’s academic success. Amy provides sessions for children in K through 8th grade in all core subject areas and for 9th – 12th grade students in English I-IV and Algebra I. Amy also serves as an integral member of our Therapy and Learning Immersion Program, providing homeschool curriculum instruction for our program members.
Amy graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education from Louisiana State University and achieved a Level II teaching certificate while in the public school system. She joined the Abilities team in November of 2012.
Prior to joining the Abilities team, Amy worked for seven years as an English teacher in both East Baton Rouge and Zachary Community School Systems. Amy has valuable experience in teaching children with a variety of behavioral and learning disorders including: Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADD/ADHD, Dyslexia, and Irlen Syndrome.
Johns Hopkins Strategic Reading Program
Crisis Prevention Institute Certified
Handwriting Without Tears
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“Children learn more from what you are than what you teach.” – W.E.B. DuBois