Ep. 7: Karina McCollum "Teamwork… What? IFSP to IEP… it too can happen!"
Ms. Karina McCollam, ECSE teacher, joins Michelle for this interview, where we have that crucial conversation about IFSP to IEP transitions. Do you despise that “ohhh-to-common” breakdown in communication during this critical period too? Sit back and enjoy as functional strategies are discussed to address this concern.
About Karina: Karina McCollam has been teaching for 14 years in the birth-5 year old age level, spending most of those years working with children with special needs. She has a passion for working with the medically fragile and medically complex children, which means dynamically engaging with their teams as well. Her educational background includes a BS from Coastal Carolina University in Early Childhood and an Individually Designed Master's in Special Education from Lesley University. She has also taken numerous professional development courses related to the unique needs of the students she teaches. Karina firmly believes that the most valuable information she has learned about the children she works with comes from their parents and the team of therapists that play a vital role in their lives.