National Director of Special Education, Aspire Public School (Retired)
Originally from Linden, California, Sue’s work as an education consultant grew out of her successful career as a teacher, principal and district leader in San Joaquin County and Silicon Valley school systems, where her expertise in serving students with disabilities and advancing their success was established. As Aspire Public Schools’ National Director of Special Education, she established cooperative programs with states, districts and non-profit organizations, as well as launched Aspire’s special education teacher residency program with University of Pacific. Sue was a member of California’s State Task Force for Special Education and established California’s statewide charter schools organization. She served on the Board of Charles Armstrong School and currently serves on building campaign advisory for Life Learning Academy in San Francisco.