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Our Team

Rhoda Butler, M.Ed.
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Rhoda Butler is a seasoned professional with extensive experience in working with disadvantaged and underserved populations in all areas of general and special education.  As a former K-12 classroom teacher, special education teacher, special education coordinator as well as director of special education she has worked with all stakeholders to improve educational practices throughout our country.  Rhoda has lived and worked in the Northeastern states, Florida, South Dakota, Arizona and New Mexico.   Rhoda has lived and worked with the Oglala Lakota Sioux Nation, the Navajo Nation as well as the Hopi Nation while living on their reservations out west.  In Florida, she worked at an inner-city middle school where she experienced a vast array of diversity in all areas.  Rhoda considers herself to be a dedicated advocate for all children.  She has spent her professional life supporting and educating the “forgotten” children in our country.



  • Conscientious, resourceful, and purposeful student/family centered professional educator

  • Supporting and advocating for children and families within culturally diverse communities throughout the special education process

  • Conducting special education improvement efforts to improve student outcomes, data collection, record maintenance and parent-school collaborative team relationships

  • Research-based teaching methods and strategies designed to capture students’ interest and maximize individual learning

  • Facilitating positive professional development for educators in all areas of special education



  • Education Administration (2009), The University of Scranton

  • M.Ed. (2007) Special Education, College of St. Joseph

  • B.S.  (2002) Elementary Education, College of St. Joseph   

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