Loan has been with Wings Learning Center since 2014. She has worked in both the Elementary and Secondary classrooms as an Instructional Assistant. She enjoys working in the classroom with the students. She has her B.A. in Psychology from San Jose State University. Loan is currently at Notre Dame De Namur University, working on finishing her teaching credential and receiving her Masters in Special Education.
Middle School Program
Alma was born and raised in the Bay Area. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies from Notre Dame de Namur in December 2014. She began working with individuals with disabilities when she was a senior in high school working and supporting students in the resource classroom. She would go on working in the field of Special Education, mainly with the adult population for the next 9 years where she developed and applied new skills to improve the quality of life for those with disabilities. Alma is currently enrolled in the Credential Program at Notre Dame de Namur University as well as pursuing a Master’s Degree in Special Education. She is excited for the opportunity to apply her skills and knowledge as a first time teacher at Wings.
Michael Simon, B.A.
Michael worked previously at WINGS as an instructional aide for three years. He earned his teaching credential at Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont and his B. A. in Psychology with a minor in Music from Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland. He has experience teaching at Borel Middle School in San Jose and as an ABA therapist. He enjoys traveling, card games, basketball, and playing and listening to music.
Sherry Apostol, M.A.
Sherry has been working in the field of Autism for the past six years. She earned her B.A. in Behavioral Science with an emphasis in Psychology from San Jose State University. Prior to joining Wings, Sherry was the Senior Therapist in a language-based early intervention program for over five years. During this time, she was also a Senior Therapist specializing in Applied Behavior Analysis. Sherry has her special education teaching credential, specializing in both Mild/Moderate and Moderate/Severe disabilities and a Masters in Special Education from Notre Dame de Namur University. Sherry also plans to pursue her BCBA certification.
Kevin Skidmore, M.S.
Kevin received a Bachelor’s of Art Education from Ohio State University where became a credentialed art teacher. He relocated to California and continued his education at San Diego State University and completed the coursework for a special education credential, he then completed his special education credential and received a Master’s of Science in Special Education with an Autism credential from the Dominican University of California. He previously worked as a lead teacher at the Cypress School in Petaluma for three years and at Oak Hill School in San Anselmo for five.