Ellen V. Henderson

  • 510-809-5290, ellenvhender@gmail.com

Educational Therapist, M.Ed, CET

Highlights

xcellent rapport and results with children, especially reluctant

learners; glowing parental commendations.

􀁸 Increased performance levels in hundreds of children by over 5

grade levels over the past 20 years.

􀁸 Expert user of educational tests and programs such as WoodcockJohnson

Cognitive and Educational tests, Great Leaps Reading

Program, Inspiration, Wilson Reading Program, Lindamood Bell

Reading Program, Lexica Phonics, Saxon, and Making Math Real.

􀁸 Deeply involved educator for over 30 years, with experience working

with special populations, including LD, SED, and autistic children.

Work History

Work History

Teacher

San Ramon School District
Teacher— Fluent in OS systems Vista, Windows 7, Mac and programs Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook. Basic Spanish skills Oakland Museum of Science— Docent Program Oakland Zoo— Docent Program.

Teacher

La Cheim
Teacher— Richmond Campus, CA

Clinician

Bell
Clinician— Lindamood, Corte Madera, CA
Jun 2002 - Present

Therapist

Educational

Therapist— Work one­ on­ one with children ages 5-16 to develop and improve: Written expressive language skills; develop organizational writing skills, incorporating computer programs such as Inspiration. Decoding skills with emphasis on breaking multisyllabic words to enable reading at a more advanced level. Higher order thinking abilities with readings that encourage inferential thinking and inductive reasoning skills. Greater automaticity and fluency for decoding with programs incorporating timed readings from the Great Leaps Reading Program. Spelling sight words using the Lindamood Bell system. Phonemic awareness with Wilson Reading Program, utilizing aspects of reading programs such as the Lindamood Bell Reading Program and compute r support and reinforcement from programs like Lexia Phonics. Basic math skills using programs such as Saxon, and Making Math Real. 

Jun 2003 - Aug 2008

Assessment Specialist

Ann Martin Center

Assessment Specialist— Synthesized WISC­ IV scores provided by psychologists with educational test results. Utilized tests, including the Woodcock­ Johnson Cognitive and Educational tests and other standardized tests to address specific student needs. Prepared psycho­ educational reports to be used by parents, schools, and specialists for student learning plans and accommodations. 

Education

Education

B.A

Ohio State University

St. Mary's College

M.Ed

Holy Names University