Caroline Koehler @ celavora.com

Caroline Koehler's Celavora Education

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Caroline's special education background

Education

  • Caroline Koehler graduated from Indiana State University with a bachelor’s of science in elementary education in 2002.

  • Next in August of 2009, she completed her masters of general education at Indiana State University.
  • Then, Caroline finished her second masters in 2014.  This time her degree was focused in special education.

  • Initially, Caroline became trained in TEACCH (Treatment and Education of Autistic and Communication related handicapped CHildren)

  • Next, she was certified in PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System)
  • Additionally, Caroline implemented STAR (Strategies for Teaching Based on Autism Research) as a trained teacher.

Experience

  • At first, Caroline sang songs and taught children how to “do” school.  This started in her days as a kindergarten teacher.  During this time, she focused on reading, writing, and math.  Caroline taught K for 5 years in Wisconsin and 2 years in Indiana.
  • Afterwards, Caroline was an in-home developmental therapist for 2 years in Indiana’s First Steps program.  She served infants and toddlers with disabilities.
  • Then, Caroline ran a self-contained, community based classroom for students with autism for four years.
  • Next, Caroline was a special education inclusion teacher.  She has worked with elementary and middle school aged students with multiple disabilities.
  • Currently, she creates sped resources and tools full time!

Passion

  • The foundation of all learning starts with behavior.  Because of this, Caroline helps students identify their behavior needs and regulate their behavior.  She is passionate about providing students with the power to use their strengths.  By doing this, they can be contributing members of society.   This is her top goal.
  • Fortunately, visuals often fill some of the most significant gaps of students.  Caroline uses and creates visuals for learning tools.  These are  loved by students, teachers, and families.
  • Finally, Caroline Koehler uses honesty and respect while working with all individuals with special needs and their families.  Likewise, she listens, cares, and teaches with an open mind and an open heart.

Caroline's special education resource support

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