Maggie joined A Shared Vision as an Early Intervention Teacher of the Visually Impaired in 2019. She also works full time as a Teacher of the Students with Visual Impairments for the Douglas County School District in Castle Rock, CO. Before that she was a Child Find Coordinator for the Adams 12 Five Star Schools, where she worked on a team with other early childhood educators to coordinate the transition into school-based programming for families who have a very young child with special needs. She left this administrative position to become an EI-TVI because she wanted to connect with families on a more personal level. She shares her knowledge about the transition process and what to expect in school-based programs with many of her A Shared Vision families today.
Maggie enjoys the unique relationships she’s been able to build with her families. “The thing that I love the most about early intervention is the close connection that we are able to have with families as their child moves through these early stages of development. We are able to organically be a part of a collaborative team that always keeps the interest of the child and their family at the forefront of our work and learning,” explains Maggie. “When I am in the home, I am able to listen to and help the caregivers just as much as the child. I feel that the connections, coaching, and work that we do together allows the family to feel a sense of unwavering support in a time that can be ever changing for these families. I also think that the work that we do in early intervention helps set the family and the child up for success as they move into life-long learning.”