Rhonda Weathers, MS

North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities
Minot State University
500 University Avenue West
Minot, ND 58707
 
Phone: 701-858-3821
Email: rhonda.l.weathers@minotstateu.edu
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Last Updated: August 18, 2017

Rhonda Weathers
 

Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Medical Home Education in ND (MHEND)
Bridge the Gap
Advocates Leading Lives
 
Discipline(s): Education/Special Education
 
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
 
Research: researched literature promoting self-advocacy and self-determining strategies for students with learning disabilities in elementary and high school settings; attended inclusion conference.
Education: Masters of Education in Special Education
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education
Reading & Math Title I Licensure
ND Teaching Certificate
Service: Chair of local school improvement team for accreditation
Assessment and identificaiton of students with special needs in K-12 settings.
Tutor Coordinator, teacher, developer of curriculum for at-risk students.

Vita/Bio

EDUCATION University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, NDMasters in Education 2002 " Promoting Self-advocacy and Self-determination Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilities in Elementary and High School Settings" Moorhead State University, Moorhead, MNBachelor of Science in Elementary Education 1994 AWARDS Approved Accreditation, Mohall-Lansford, Sherwood School District 2011-2012 Little Red House Award, Innovative Teaching Recognition, Custer School District 2003-2004 Teachers in Technology Learning Award, Custer School District 2002 Dean's List 1995-2002 Tutor in Traineeship Grant, Hettinger School District, West River Special Education Service Unit 1995-1997 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Minot State University, Minot, ND North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities Research Associate October 2012-present TEACHING EXPERIENCE Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood School District, Mohall, ND3rd grade Math, Science, Social Studies Teacher/4th grade language Arts, Science, Art, 4th/6th grade Health Teacher, K-6 Special Education Teacher, School Improvement Chair, Junior Class Concession Advisor 2011-2012 Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood School District, Mohall, ND AYP Coordinator, part-time 5th & 6th Reading and Math Title I Teacher, part-time Special education test examiner and interpreter, Junior Class Concession Advisor 2009-2011Newburg United School District, Newburg, ND 1-12 Special Education Teacher, Character Counts Advisor 2008-2009 Custer School District, Hermosa School, Hermosa SD 5th grade Elementary Teacher, School leadership team , Writing Committee, Curriculum Mapping 2005-2007 Custer School District, Hermosa School, Hermosa, SD K-8 Elementary Special Education Teacher, Teachers in technology 2001-2005 Rapid City School District, Knollwood Elementary, Rapid City, SD K-5 Elementary Special Education Teacher 1999-2000 Hettinger Public School, Hettinger, ND K-8 Elementary Special Education Teacher, Technology committee 1994-1999 RELATED EXPERIENCE Newburg United School District, Newburg, ND Extended School Year Teacher 2008 & 2009 Custer School District, Hermosa School, Hermosa, SD Tutoring Program Coordinator and Teacher 2004-2006 Custer School District, Hermosa School, Hermosa, SD Special Education Paraprofessional 2001-2002 Hettinger Public School, Hettinger, ND Extended School Year Teacher 1999 Empowerment Services INC, Aurora, MN Resource Counselor 1994 Clay County residence, INC Direct Support Supervisor 1994