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Tuesday, August 10 • 2:00pm - 2:55pm
Support Group SPED
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Enjoy being celebrated and inspired during your last hour! As part of our New Teacher Induction Program, you'll attend a mix of in-person and remote Support Group sessions with other first year teachers in the same SPEd positions. Hosted by a master teacher, you'll receive classroom set up ideas, tips for communicating with parents, answers to questions, and much more. You'll also engage in guided reflection with colleagues who are going through the same challenges. We're excited to support you as you begin your career!

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Samantha Johnson

Special Education Teacher, Cook Elementary
Samantha has been an educator for 16 years. She started as a paraeducator at the Vista Campus. After graduating from Weber State in 2013 she began her career as a special education teacher in the elementary resource setting. She has been there since. She is currently a special education... Read More →
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Nancy Worthen

Stewart Elementary, SPED Mentor Teacher Leader, Stewart Elementary
Nancy has been an educator for 18 years in Special Education teaching Functional Skills. She has worked at Stewart Elementary for 17 years where she is now a Mentor Teacher Leader. Her favorite part of her job is teaching students and seeing them learn!
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Michelle Nielson-Pugmire

SPEd Mentor Teacher Leader, Vae View Elementary
Michelle has been an educator in Special Education for 11 years where she has worked in various grade level learning centers and social behavioral classrooms. She has held multiple leadership positions working as a Learning Center Coach and a Data Manager. She is currently a SpEd... Read More →

Tuesday August 10, 2021 2:00pm - 2:55pm MDT
Room 2404