New Special Education Program Manager
Joey Ward hired as the Special Education Program ManagerTed Oparnico announced "I am excited to announce the hiring of Joey Ward as the new Special Education Program Manager for Robert Janss School. Joey brings a Master’s in Teaching Special Education along with the Exceptional Child Certificate to this very specialized and extremely difficult to fill position. Additionally, Joey has a Master’s in Business Administration from Northwest Nazarene University as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Sport Management from Washington State University. Joey has 6 years of teaching experience with students with disabilities and one year experience as a Para Professional in the Special Education classroom environment. Joey has experience teaching reading, math, writing, and social studies in addition to writing post-secondary goals and transition activities as part of the individual education plan. Joey brings a necessary skills set in curriculum and lesson planning, grant writing, data and record keeping, vocational training, with experience working alongside agencies for post-secondary training and education for potential job placement."