I am writing to express my interest in the position of advertised as being open with your organization at this time. I am a highly knowledgeable, influential, and systematic professional with extensive administrative experience in special education and demonstrated expertise in program development, student/parent relations, and regulatory compliance. I hold advanced degrees in special education, deaf education, and curriculum and instruction, a graduate certificate in early childhood education, and as a lifelong learner, am currently pursuing an MBA in HR management and a graduate certificate in school improvement. I now look forward to bringing these qualifications and more to the position. Throughout my career, I have been recognized as an encouraging leader and successful driver of transformational change. My strategic planning skills are exceptional and I offer a consistent track record of reversing operational inefficiencies, expanding and improving student services, enhancing critical decision making, and supporting outstanding student performance. During my tenure with Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, I created, implemented, and continually monitored numerous new statewide programs for curriculum, HR, recruitment/retention, and professional development with strict adherence to all applicable laws and regulations. Additionally, I am an active member of multiple state and national special education organizations and recently served as a Technical Assistant/Consultant for the National Association of State Directors of Special Education and United States Department of Education. The accompanying resume can provide you with far greater details of my background and what I have to offer. I would be more than willing to travel or relocate for the right opportunity. I look forward to speaking with you soon and can be reached directly at 520-250-1386. Thank you for your time and consideration.