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Deborah Substad

K-12 Special Education Consultant

B.S. Special Education: Bob Jones University

Special Education: Emotional Behavior Disorders K-12
Special Education: Learning Disabilities K-12
Special Education: Developmental Disabilities K-12
Special Education: Academic and Behavioral Strategies K-12

Summary of Professional Experiences: 

Deborah is passionate about providing high quality supports to special education students grades K through 12. Over the years she has provided direct services to students with learning disabilities, emotional behavioral disorders, autism spectrum disorders, and developmental disabilities.


Other experiences in charter school special education programs include due process coordination, serving as a member on the child find and evaluation teams, and collaborating with school staff to support special education students. It is her joy to partner with families, and to advocate for students to utilize their strengths in order achieve their goals.

Personal Information:

Deborah was born and raised in Minnesota. After graduating from college in South Carolina, she spent a year teaching in Poland before returning to Minnesota to begin her career as a special education teacher. Deborah and her husband were recently married and enjoy spending their spare time outside playing yard games, hiking, or kayaking.

How can Deborah help you? 

Deborah can help you with Due Process support, Evaluations, Direct services, Indirect consultation and Child Find team collaboration.

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