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Summer 2022 Educator Spotlight
Yolanda Mejia, School Psychologist
This season, CCASP is happy to future our upcoming president, Yolanda Mejia! Yolanda has been heavily involved in CCASP's programming for 4+ years.
Yolanda describes herself as a Latina immigrant from Mexico. She is a proud mother of two very strong girls. Between gymnastics, rock climbing, and track– they keep her busy! In her spare time, she enjoys running and outdoor activities. If she weren’t a school psychologist, she would be a full-time mom.
Yolanda’s favorite part of her work is meeting new families and guiding them through the initial stages of education and specialized services. She specializes in behavior support and preschool assessments.
Yolanda’s advice for a new educator? “Find a balance in your career, personal life, and relationships that best meets your needs. The right placement/assignment is out there, keep looking until you find it.”
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Their peers nominated the following individuals for their outstanding service to our profession. Please join us in celebrating our honorees from the 2021-2022 year.
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Miriam Burlakovsky, Ed.S., NCSP, BCBA
Miriam was nominated as a dedicated professional who always does what is best for students. She is described as a well-respected team player who works well with all staff.
Danny is described as a wonderful asset to the community, passionate, calm, and with great interpersonal skills.
Please join us in celebrating exceptional School Psychologist student honorees from the 2021-2022 year.
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Nancy is a proud mother of two beautiful girls. Her 7-year-old keeps her busy with soccer activities, and her 1-year-old has her running around all day. Nancy enjoys hiking and being outdoors with her husband and daughters.
Nancy graduated from National University as a School Psychologist. Currently, she works at the school district she attended during elementary and junior high school years. Nancy has had the opportunity to work with a diverse group of students and families.
She has supported students in the autism program, mild-moderate programs, moderate-severe programs, and students with emotional disturbance.