Christine Southard

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About me

Industry Education
Occupation Teacher
Location Long Island, New York, United States
Introduction I'm a 5th grade inclusion co-teacher dual certified in Elementary and Special Education. I graduated from the SUNY New Paltz "Inclusion Program" in 2002, where I gained my expertise in how to reach and teach all learners. I just completed a second masters in Educational Technology with the TEAM program @ Long Island University as well as a Local Assistive Technology Specialist Certificate from the TreCenter in Albany. Recently, I became the Events Coordinator for the NY DEN Leadership Council. In addition to this, I'm also a Level I PSIA Certified ski instructor for visually/cognitively impaired skiers.
Interests Spending time with my family, skiing, kayaking and giving back to the community through volunteering.
Favorite Music Dave Matthews Band, Jack Johnson, The Mills Brothers
Favorite Books Books I've read: The DaVinci Code, Angels &; Demons, Wicked, Son of a Witch, What Do You Do All Day?, The Crazy Ladies of Pearl Street, Memoirs of a Geisha, The Five People You Meet in Heaven, Al Capone does my shirts, The world is flat by Thomas Friedman, Teacher man by Frank McCourt, For one more day by Mitch Albom, The kite runner by Khaled Hosseini, A mind at a time by Dr. Mel Levine, The red tent by Anita Diamant, The prize winner of Defiance, Ohio by Terry Ryan, The five people you meet in heaven by Mitch Albom, White oleander by Janet Fitch, The husband by Dean Koontz, Beach road by James Patterson, What do you do all day by Amy Scheibe, Native son, The greatest generation by Tom Brokaw, Bridge to Terabithia, The Namesake