150: Bonus Edition- Interview with Beckett Haight

Beckett Haight is a former student with special needs who went on to become a Special Educator.  After getting expelled from 6th grade he had an IEP and special education services stemming from ADHD and Oppositional Defiance Disorder until graduating high school.  This led him to becoming a volunteer in Special Needs classrooms in high school, then a Teacher Assistant for four years while in college, and he has been a Special Education teacher for the past 13 years in California, the Dominican Republic, Kuwait, Ethiopia and now Mexico. He is National Board Certified in Exceptional Needs, a Masters of Science in Special Education, and a Masters of Education Technology. He loves all aspects of Special Education, but has a particular passion for behavior support and post-secondary transition.  He has been in the education game for 18 years and doesn’t see anything changing for the next 18. Quotables             Be willing to take the time [to get to know your students] Give it 4 or 5 years to find your flow There needs to be a home-school connection for a student to be successful Beckett's Stamp of Approval Tai Lopez on You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZGNLDywn8hgzqrC9Mlz_Pw Council for Exceptional Children Connect with Beckett Blog (Collections of a Special Educator):  https://ift.tt/2FqScjr Teacher Website:  https://ift.tt/1gKP8CS Twitter:  @BeckettHaight     (https://twitter.com/BeckettHaight) Connect with Gretchen Email: gretchen@alwaysalesson.com Blog: Always A Lesson Facebook: Always A Lesson Twitter: @gschultek Instagram: Always.A.Lesson Linkedin: Gretchen Schultek Bridgers Google+: Gretchen Schultek Bridgers Book: Elementary EDUC 101: What They Didn't Teach You in College Leave a Rating and Review: https://ift.tt/2a7MyX4 Why? This helps my show remain active in order to continue to help other educators remain empowered in a career that has a long lasting effect on our future. How? Search for my show in iTunes or Stitcher. Click on ‘Ratings and Reviews.’ Under ‘Customer Reviews,’ click on “Write a Review.” Sign in with your iTunes or Stitcher log-in info Leave a Rating: Tap the greyed out stars (5 being the best) Leave a Review: Type in a Title and Description of your thoughts on my podcast Click ‘Send’

from Always A Lesson's Empowering Educators Podcast http://alwaysalesson.com/150-bonus-edition-interview-beckett-haight/

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