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Janet Schaffer

Special Education Teacher

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About Me

Educational History:

I am a graduate of:

John F. Kennedy High School, Denver, Colorado

Colorado Christian University, Lakewood, Colorado: Lakewood, Colorado

Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona: Flagstaff, Arizona

Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Arizona:Phoenix, Arizona

Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science: Occupational Management 

Bachelor of Liberal Arts: Elementary Education

Master’s of Education; K-12 Reading Specialist

Master’s of Special Education: Cross-Categorical: K-12


Professional Development:

American Indian Language Development Institute (AILDI) at University of Arizona 2013 – An experience through courses relating to language teaching, maintenance, documantation, and revitalization of indigenous language.

 Center of Integrated Access Networks (CIAN) Optics Research Experience for Teachers in Native American Schools – University of Arizona 2013  having the opportunity to participate in a workshop of creating STEM lesson plans in Optics Lab and Chemistry Labs at University of Arizona

MEDICC (Medical Education Cooperation with Cuba) – 2017 To participate and represent Red Mesa USD in promoting US-Cuba health collaboration and highlights Cuba’s public health approaches to inform the quest for health equity and universal health worldwide


Current Position:

Bisbee Unified School District; Bisbee High School: ESS/ SpEd Teacher 9-12 (2019-present)

Previous Position:

Red Mesa Unified School District, Teec Nos Pos, Arizona (2011-2019) – Red Mesa USD ESS Coordinator; Red Valley Cove High School ESS Coordinator, ESS Teacher, and Lead Teacher; Red Mesa High School: ESS/ SpEd Teacher; and Round Rock School K-8: 5th Grade Teacher 

Tolleson Unified High School District – Copper Canyon High School, Tolleson, Arizona (2005-2011): High School Reading Specialist 

Murphy School District, Sullivan School K-8, Phoenix, Arizona (2001-2005): 2nd Grade Teacher, Grade Level Representative



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