Gilda Martinez is a full-time faculty member at Towson University where she prepares teachers getting their Master’s in Education-Reading in order for them to become Reading Specialists. Within the Master’s program the teachers take a Reading Clinic Internship course that Gilda thoroughly enjoys teaching because it involves assessing and providing individualized reading instruction to students of all ages and ability levels, including an increasingly larger number of students with autism.
Gilda has an undergraduate degree in Elementary Education-Science from the University of Maryland, an M.S. in Education-Reading from Johns Hopkins University, and a Doctorate in Education in Teacher Development and Leadership, also from Johns Hopkins University. In addition, she has ESOL and Administration certifications.
As we get older, one of the major decisions that we have to make is when to retire. For some people, their employer makes that decision for them with a “forced retirement.”
The future creeps up on you when you’re busy doing other things. Deadlines and decisions come jumping at you just when you start to relax.
Last week, Cameron had an interview with the director of a postsecondary program we are considering. The interview was done via Skype.
Being a self-advocate in the autism community for the past several years has definitely had a few perks here and there.
Last night I had a dream that found me raging through my childhood home. For some reason, I was very angry with my family.
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