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April Tisdale


M.Ed.- National Louis Univesity, Tampa, FL

B.S.- Florida Southern College, Lakeland, FL

Educational Certifications- Elementary Education (1-6), English for Speakers of Other Languages / ESOL (K-12), Specific Learning Disabilities (K-12), and NGCAR (Next Generation Content Area Reading).

I have had the opportunity to work with a variety of age groups encompassing preschool through university level and in multiple capacities including a Preschool and VPK Instructor and Director, Literacy and Data Coach, ELL Instructor, Reading Specialist, Professional Development Teacher Trainer and at SMA in ESE Student Support Services.

The one common thread through all my educational ventures has been my passion to create lifetime learners and help students realize and achieve their fullest potential. I consider it an honor and privilege to be a part of the SMA family and work with exceptional students, parents and colleagues.

Phone: 941. 926. 1700