1. I am a Blue Star Mother.
2. I have degrees in multi-level education, educable Mentally Retarded, English as a Second Language, Learning Disabilities, and Emotionally Disturbed.
3. I taught these school populations for 20 years.
4. I have a Master’s in counseling.
5. Both my husband and myself come from military families that have served this country since the revolution and continue to serve with honor and distinction. Currently, 2 Navy, 1 Army, 1 Marine, and 1 Air Force serving.
6. I learned some methods while working in a home for traumatic brain injured youth.
7. I am certified in (CISM) Crisis Intervention Stress Management and (CERT) Community Emergency Response Training.