Andie holds a teaching credential in mild to moderate disabilities in addition to a master's degree in special education. She has taught in a variety of school settings. Andie consults with families and does screenings with new students, as well as assisting our instructors in program development.
Danielle has a master's degree in psychology and has worked with children to support their academic needs for the past eleven years. In addition, she is also a certified Tomatis practitioner providing auditory training therapy to children with various types of challenges such as auditory processing disorder, ADHD, autism, and sensory processing disorder.
Traci Foster, Administrative Assistant
Traci has extensive experience working as an Administrative Associate at Stanford University for professors of medicine in the Oncology Department. Before working in the medical field, she supported Partners at Cooley Godward Law Firm for over 9 years. Her organizational skills combined with working directly with families of patients and clients gives her the expertise to support families at Thriving Minds.
Nique has a Bachelor's of Fine Arts degree in Theatre from Point Park University. She's been working as a Paraeducator for children with special needs for the past 4 years. She's also worked one-on-one with kids on the Autism Spectrum. For the past few years, she's been tutoring children in math, English literature, reading and Spanish. Her interest in working with special needs kids began just after college, when she worked for a few summers for a day camp for special needs children.
Aalia graduated with her bachelor’s degree in psychology from San Jose State University. During her undergraduate studies, she completed courses in the areas of child psychology as well as child psychopathology. In addition, she has years of experience working with school age children in a private setting assisting with reading, writing, math and science. In the future, she hopes to attend graduate school to become a marriage and family therapist.
Kristen has a bacheors in theater from Point Park University. Being the eldest of 6, she has always had it in her to lead and work with children. In middle school, she started volunteering to work with children with special needs and hasn't looked back since. Kristen has been working with children of all ages with various needs and in multiple settings for over 10+ years. Kristen's passion for building and teaching students continues to grow every time she teaches.
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Sierra Hackney-Miller, Reading and Math Specialist
Sierra has a bachelor's degree in social science teacher preparation from San Jose State University. She has worked as a tutor and substitute teacher over the years with children of all ages. Math is one of her favorite subjects to work with children on. Working with children to achieve their academic goals is one of Sierra’s passions. She loves figuring out different ways to teach material to kids in a way that they will understand and remember.