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I AM RENEE JACOBY, THE FOUNDER OF SUM AND SUBSTANCE.  I HAVE BEEN DESIGNING EDUCATIONAL AND BEHAVIORAL PROGRAMS FOR THE ASD COMMUNITY FOR OVER TWO DECADES. 
 
I HAVE A BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN COGNITIVE STUDIES,  A MASTER'S IN TEACHING AND LEARNING WITH TECHNOLOGY, AND A MASTER'S IN EDUCATION
MY SPECIALIZATIONS ARE ONLINE INSTRUCTOR AND EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT
 
My portfolio is available at
https://pathbrite.com/u596498885/BqHl
and
http://happyuniverserj.wixsite.com/renee-a-jacoby/portfolio
 
 
PROFESSIONAL MISSION STATEMENT
MY MISSION AS AN EDUCATOR ENCOMPASSES SIX FACETS OF MY TEACHING AND LEARNING PHILOSOPHIES:
  • IMPACT EACH LEARNING EXPERIENCE WITH MEANINGFUL RICH MEDIA TO IMPROVE LEARNING THAT WILL IMPROVE COGNITIVE ABILITY AND QUALITY OF LIFE
  • INTEGRATE EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY TO EMPOWER, EDUCATE AND EXPOSE LEARNERS TO LIFE EXPERIENCES THEY MAY NEVER HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO EXPERIENCE IN THEIR LIFE
  • INSTILL IN LEARNERS A STRONG SCHOOL AND WORK ETHIC
  • EMPOWER LEARNERS WITH TOOLS AND SKILLS NEEDED TO PERSEVERE IN COMMUNICATION,  TO REPAIR MISCOMMUNICATION, AND STRIVE TO BE HEARD AND UNDERSTOOD
  • ADVOCATE FOR CHANGE IN PUBLIC EDUCATION TO PROVIDE OPTIMAL LEARNING EXPERIENCES THAT SUPPORT THE LEARNING OUTCOMES FOR THE DIFFERENTLY ABLED 
  • REFLECT ON MY PRACTICE AND STRIVE TO ALWAYS IMPROVE MY ABILITY