Focus on factors, which promote and strategies that lead to effective communication and collaboration with parents, support agencies, businesses, and other school and community personnel. The importance of fostering respectful and beneficial relationships among families and professionals in order to advocate for and support the l earning of all students is stressed. Topics include: communicating effectively, collaboration strategies, effects of culture and poverty, IEP meetings, problem solving, advocacy strategies and conflict resolution. Ethical and legal practices for confidential and responsible communication are included.Register Now
P-12 Schools, 9 years
Self-contained special education; Higher Education, 20 years
Early Childhood Teacher Preparation, undergraduate and graduate coursework
Special Education Teacher Preparation, undergraduate and graduate coursework
School Counseling, graduate coursework
Dr. Watters' professional mission is to "Inspire lifelong learning in others with trust, integrity and joy."
Dr. Watters’ personal interests include her family, traveling, reading, cycle class, and supporting others’ growth and aspirations