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Maia Miller

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Maia has been teaching in the special education field for 14 years. During this time she has worked with students of all disability areas. For 10 years Maia worked with middle school students teaching reading, writing and social skills classes. She also taught in a center-based program for multiple years. For the past 4 years, Maia has been a Work-Based Learning Coordinator for high school students.

Started at Bethel

2014

Education

  • University of MN- Twin Cities - B.A. English Literature, 2005
  • Bethel University - M.A. Special Education (LD & E/BD), 2007
  • University of St. Thomas - Autism License, 2007
  • St. Cloud State University - Developmental/Cognitive Disorders License, 2009
  • Bethel University - Work-Based Learning License, 2016

Certificates and Licenses

Special Education Licenses:

  • SLD
  • E/BD
  • DCD
  • ASD
  • Work-Based Learning

Other:

For the past 5 years Maia has earned ENVoY certification for her behavior management practices in her classroom and is a certified ENVoY coach.

Hobbies and Interests

Maia has a love/hate relationship with running. She started running in college and haven't stopped since. She has run 33 marathons in 12 different states. She has also run 4 ultra marathons- three 50k (31 miles) races and a 50 miler. Maia says she needs to stay active in order to keep up with her 2 young boys (8 and 5 years old).

Maia loves a good book, swimming in the pool in the summer and spending time with family and friends.

Maia and her husband attend Eagle Brook Church.

 

Teaching specialty

Maia has been teaching in the special education field for 14 years. During this time she has worked with students of all disability areas. For the majority of her teaching career she has taught reading and writing, but has also taught in center-based programs as well as social skills classes for students with autism. Most recently, Maia has been teaching employability skills to high school special education students.

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"You make beautiful things out of us"- Gungor