Danielle Beecham was National Director of Achievement-Special Education for EdisonLearning. In this role, she oversees all aspects of special education programming at the organization’s partnership schools located throughout the United States. Danielle has been in the field of special education for the past 19 years. She has worked as a Special Education Teacher and Administrator for some of the largest school districts including Los Angeles Unified School District and San Francisco Unified School District as well as Charter Management Organizations such as Green Dot. Her work history includes a diverse range of positions such as: District Level Supervisor, Regional Director, Special Education Coordinator, and Program Specialist.
As EdisonLearning’s National Director of Achievement-Special Education Danielle’s duties and responsibilities included: providing support and assistance to teachers and school site administrators in the delivery & management of Special Education programs; conducting trainings on multiple topics related to special needs and underperforming students (i.e. instructional practices, behavior interventions and compliance); coordinating and monitoring the development of Special Education programs for school sites across various states and establishing partnerships with community agencies, colleges, and career centers in order to increase the academic success rates of students. Danielle earned her undergraduate degree from the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA), and her Master’s degree in Special Education from California State University-Dominguez Hills (CSUDH). She also holds an Education Specialist Credential and Administrative Credential.
● Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
● Association for California School Administrators (ACSA)
● Board Member Theodore Roosevelt College & Career Academy
Professional Development Trainings Presented:
● Development & Implementation of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support
● Data Driven Differentiation
● Keys to Ensuring Special Education Compliance
● Improving Postsecondary Outcomes for Students w/ Disabilities (Transition Services)
● Co-Teaching/Collaborative Practices
● PBIS-Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports