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What keeps me going is not winning, but the quest for reaching potential in myself.

Ron O'Brien

 I'm the 

Founder of Coaching Around You


This is my Story


I love coaching teachers to make the IEP process easier by building strong partnerships with all members of the IEP team.

I provide support and coaching to build effective classroom systems and IEPs, Individual Education Plans,  with sustained partnerships to prepare students for future employment, further education, and independent living.

I have over 15 years of experience, and certified Exceptional Needs Specialist in Indiana and Illinois. I have provided virtual webinars for para-professionals and teachers to grow their practice from building independence, data collection, and effective communication & collaboration skills.

I have presented professional development sessions nationwide that inspire teachers to think outside the box, and create engaging lessons that are personalized, build on students’ confidence, and include parents’ and students’ voices.

I have also consulted with leading curriculum companies to make sure the needs of all learners are being met.

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