President & Co-Owner Above All Else, Inc.
Education: BSE: Elementary Education/ Special Education Henderson State University 1994 MSE: Educational Leadership Henderson State University 1998 Autism Spectrum Disorders Certification University of Arkansas 2011 Certifications: Elementary grades 1-6 Special Education pre k-12 Middle School Social Studies Curriculum Specialist Elementary Principal Secondary Principal Autism Spectrum Disorders Special Honors: I received the honor of being selected as one of the “Twelve in 2012” by Sync magazine, which featured twelve citizens nominated as having the biggest impact on the Central Arkansas.
Professional Experience: I have twelve years of classroom experience in Special Education, English, Social Skills Training and Behavior Modifications. I have received special training in the areas of Autism, Attachment Disorders, Bullying, Child Development, Developmentally Appropriate Behavior & Activities, Attention-Deficit Disorders, Behavior Disorders, Sensory Integration and many others. Brandi and her staff provide a plethora of services to educational cooperatives, universities, school districts, state and nonprofit organizations, private agencies, individual families, and religious organizations across the state.
Personal Information: I am the eldest of seven children. My parents were therapeutic foster parents for over 35 years. Because of my upbringing, I have extensive knowledge and experience in working with and loving children with special needs. I have worked closely with children of all ages and ability levels from birth to adulthood. I reside in Greenbrier with my husband Kris, my 17 year old son Will, who is nonverbal and classified with severe autism, two daughters, Emma 19 and Kate 15 and 3 year old twins, Myracle & Chance who were premature and have a variety of special needs. My hobbies are whatever my children’s hobbies are at the time….