Early Childhood Special Education Consultant
Developmental Delay Consultant
B.A Early Childhood Special Education and Early Childhood Education,
University of Minnesota-Duluth
M.S Special Education-Specializing in Autism Spectrum Disorders,
University of North Dakota
Birth-Grade 3 Early Education
Birth- Age 6 Special Education
Birth- Age 6 Autism Spectrum Disorders
Summary of Professional Experiences:
Brendean has been teaching for 11 years:
Brendean joined the team at TCEC in the beginning of 2022 as an Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) Teacher/Developmental Delay (DD) Consultant
She began her career teaching 5th grade at an Autism school
Worked as an ECSE Teacher for Anoka-Hennepin School District
Worked in a multicategorical classroom setting, supporting students significantly impacted by their disability.
Case managed and provided special education services in Early Childhood Special Education.
Served as a Developmental Delay Consultant in elementary schools, assisting special education teams with current students on an IEP and initial evaluations for Kindergarten students.
Supporting students on an IEP in an inclusive preschool setting
Provide coaching support to paraprofessionals in a multicategorical and inclusive preschool classroom setting.
Brendean was born and raised in Minnesota and currently lives with her husband, their son and their dog, Tank, in the north metro. Brendean loves spending time in the garden, shopping, doing remodeling projects and baking. As a family, they enjoy going to church, fishing, long walks, bike rides, and tending to their chickens-they love being outside!
How can Brendean help you?
Early Childhood Screening
Birth- Age 6 Special Education Initial Evaluations
Birth- Age 6 Direct/Indirect Special Education Services
Birth- Age 6 Behavior Management
Developmental Delay Consultation
Preschool General Education Classroom Management Coaching