Director of Special Education
Deckers began their career as a Teach for America Corps member in 2014, teaching at an LAUSD middle school in Special Education, first as a Resource Specialist in a co-teaching model and then as the Lead Teacher of the Emotionally Disturbed Program (self-contained). They created and implemented curricula for 6-8th grade students, differentiating across grade levels and individualized student needs.
They graduated with honors from Loyola Marymount University with a Masters Degree in Special Education and specialties in both Autism Spectrum Disorder and English Language Learners and went on to earn their Multiple Subjects General Education Credential while leading the founding the fourth grade program at an elementary school in east LA.
Deckers lives at home with their dog and two cats. They like to spend their free time exploring the outdoors of the Pacific Northwest and seeing live music. Deckers is excited to take on the Director of Special Education role at CWC Hollywood after having worked in the RSP role last school year!