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Mrs.  Angela  Thompson
Special Education Freshman LSC
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Subjects Taught
Special Education

Education
Bachelor of Science Elementary Education
University of Mississippi
M.S. Education Curriculum and Instruction
University of Mississippi
M.S. Educational Leadership
Arkansas State University
MS Educator Licensure:
Highly Qualified & Licensed in Elementary (K-6) Education
English (K-12)
Highly Qualified Endorsement in Special Education Fundamentals (K-12)
Highly Qualified Endorsement in Mild/Moderate Disabilities (K-12)
Non-Practicing, Licensed Building Administrator
Gifted & Talented (K-12)
Professional Affiliations:
International Reading Association
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
ASL, PKT, KDP, ALD National Honor Societies
Council for Exceptional Children Professional Member
National Scholars Honor & National Dean’s List
NWCC Leadership Award Honoree
NWCC Foundational Scholarship Recipient
Federal Express 2+2 Scholar
NEA, MS Association of Educators
Make a Wish Foundation, Memphis
MADD, Memphis, TN
Downs Syndrome Association Affiliate
Council for Exceptional Children
 


Experience
Prior to joining the SHS family:
*Mississippi Department of Education, Office of Special Education
Professional Development Coordinator 2014-2014
  • In partnership with the NMEC & University of MS,  School of Education- Faculty Member
  • Provide Teacher training and support in implementation of new state and federal guidelines for providing individualized educational plans for students with disabilities across the state
  • LETRS Literacy / LETRS Principal Primer Trained
* Desoto County Schools; Hernando Hills Elementary School, Special Education LSC 
• Facilitated “Child Study” of at-risk students
• Developed/Initiated Behavior Improvement Plans
• Implemented successful intervention programs; Fast ForWord & Orton Gillingham
• Downs Syndrome Specialist 2009-present
• Tech Expert/Data Cart manager/ Tech Intern Mentor/ web admin
• Certified CPR & Crisis Intervention Planning 2009-present
• Coached Special Olympics Teams 2009-2013
• Authored District Grant awards totaling over $30K 2007-2014
• Participated in 2nd /3rd gr Common Core Standard implementation
• Gifted & Talented LSC 2013
*Action Lab / Student Teacher; University of Mississippi
• Hernando Hills Elementary
• Senatobia Elementary
• Olive Branch Middle School
 
*Workshop Presenter/ Computer Technologies Facilitator
Computer Tots/ Computer Explorers, Olive Branch, MS
• Educated children ages 3-12 using computer software & peripherals in unique technology programs
• Introduced keyboarding, FUN-gineering Simple Machines, Robotics, and movie-making
• Worked with contracted private educational sites in Memphis & Southaven
 
*Desoto County Schools, Greenbrook Elementary School,
Computer Technology Instructor
 


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