Laxmi has over fifteen years of experience working with students with autism and their families. She has a Bachelor’s of Art in business and early childhood education. She has been involved in the training of faculty, the coordination and collaboration with school districts for each student’s yearly individual education planning meetings. She collaborates on admissions, the recruitment and hiring of Wings education and therapeutic team.
Bethany Rios has over ten years of experience in implementing business related and human resources functions at Wings. She joined Wings as an instructional assistant spending time in the classroom supporting students and then joined the administrative team, moving on to support the human resource needs and non-profit business practices.
Education Coordinator Assistant
Lucero has been with Wings Learning Center for over 7 year. She has worked in the Elementary Classroom as an instructional assistant and in the Secondary Classroom as a teacher. She has her B.A. in Sociology and Latin American Studies from UC Santa Cruz. She currently works as an education coordinator assistant and enjoys collaboration with the education team and working with the students.
Jose started working with Wings as an instructional assistant, supporting students within the classroom environment. As the operations coordinator, Jose ensures that the Wings environment supports the safety and positive learning for all students as well as provide a supportive environment for faculty and staff to work in and obtain successful outcomes.
Emily has eight plus years of experience working with students with autism and their families. She has a B.S. in Special Education and Rehabilitation with an emphasis in Deaf Studies from the University of Arizona. This has given Emily a strong foundation for understanding the needs of students and their families. Emily develops individual plans for each family supporting their needs and concerns and creating a positive bridge between home and school.