Andrea Goodman, Ed. D.

 

Andrea has an Ed.D. in Educational Psychology and has done graduate work in Counseling, an M.A. in Special Education from S.D.S.U. and a B.S. in Education from Northwestern University. She has teaching experience in Illinois, Florida and California. 

 

 

 

_Professional Affiliations

Autism Society of America

Children and Adults with Attention Disorders

Council for Exceptional Children

 International dyslexia association
(formerly Orton Dyslexia Society)

Learning Disabilities of America

Sensory Processing Disorder

Team of Advocates for Special Kids

 

About Us

 

Andrea Goodman's professional experience

1999 - current

EDUCATIONAL ADVOCACY, PARENT AND CHILD ADVOCATE

  Advocate for parents and children seeking the free and appropriate education to which they are entitled, attend IEP and Section 504 meetings, assist in the development of an appropriate plan for each student based on his/her strengths and challenges, aid in the writing of clearly measurable and attainable goals, meet with teachers of students to assist them in making appropriate accommodations and modifications for students
1989 - 1999 THE WINSTON SCHOOL, DEL MAR, CA
 

Director of Education; Admissions Director; Director of Lower and Middle Schools; Special Education Coordinator, including the administration of a variety of assessment instruments, development of IEP’s for all publicly funded students, administrator/special education specialist at all IEP meetings; Chairperson, Reading Department; Counselor; Credentials Specialist; Liaison with public school personnel regarding all matters for publicly funded students; student/family advocacy

1995 - 1999 SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY, SAN DIEGO, CA
  Master Teacher, Special Education Program, Learning Handicapped
1995 NATIONAL UNIVERSITY, SAN DIEGO, CA
  Master Teacher, Special Education Program, Learning Handicapped
1993 TRINITY UNIVERSITY, SAN ANTONIO, TX
  Adjunct Professor,  School Psychology Program
1986 - 1989 BETH ISRAEL DAY SCHOOL, SAN DIEGO, CA
  Second Grade Teacher
1986 COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH, SAN DIEGO, CA
  Elementary and High School Teacher
1984 - 1985 JEFFERSON SCHOOL, SAN DIEGO, CA
  Resource Specialist
 
1983 GATEWAYS SCHOOL, SAN DIEGO, CA
  Teacher of Constitutional Law to the Gifted

 

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