Katie has over 15 years of experience in the world of education and mental health. She holds an undergraduate degree in Early Childhood Education and Psychology as well as a Master's degree in Human Services and Counseling. She is a licensed professional counselor and has spent the past 13 years working with children with behavioral, emotional, and learning challenges.
During her tenure at Tuesday's Child, she has honed her passion for advocating for children with special needs and their families. In addition to advocacy services, Katie has provided schools, professionals, and parents with direct consultation about how to help increase positive behaviors in the classroom and beyond.
Providing educators and parents practical tools that will help their child be more successful in school is of the upmost importance to Katie. She strongly believes that it takes collaboration between home and school to help a child reach their fullest potential.
Sarah’s diverse professional background has given her over 15 years of experience in effective negotiations and leading teams. In addition to launching a successful business in 2013, her work has included marketing, public relations, product development, international manufacturing, customer relations, and business administration.
Sarah first came to advocacy as a parent of two children who are considered twice-exceptional; gifted and learning disabled. Supporting their needs has given her experience in many areas, including behavioral challenges, ADHD, dyslexia, dyscalculia, sensory processing disorder and language disorders. Her children’s needs led her to Tuesday’s Child, where she has spent several years training families in positive behavioral interventions.
More recently, Sarah has begun helping families navigate the special education process across multiple school districts by sharing resources, reviewing IEP documents, and attending IEP meetings and mediation. She holds a BA in Communications and has completed the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program, Partners in Policy Making and the FRCD Parent Advocacy Leadership Training.