Maureen Dauwalder, Special Education Director of Heritage Academy, has been a proud staff and team member for five years. Maureen received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Phoenix in Human Services and received her Master’s Degree in Special Education. She is also Highly Qualified in English.
Maureen has been helping/teaching adults and students with disabilities for over 30 years. Before she joined Heritage she was a teacher with Gilbert Public Schools and before that, she was a Physical Therapist Assistant. In this capacity she worked in hospitals, clinics and schools helping those with physical disabilities. These interactions with patients, students, and staff as well as classroom experiences, enabled Maureen to enhance her true passion and calling as an educator for special needs.
Maureen’s favorite quote is
“With Freedom, Books, Flowers and the moon, who could not be happy?” Oscar Wilde