Colleen has worked as an education specialist in Marin County for over ten years. She has her general education and special education teaching credential, as well as her Master’s Degree from Dominican University. Currently, Colleen is pursing her Doctorate in Special Education at University of San Francisco. She is also a professor at Dominican University, with wide teaching experience at the university level specializing in special education and Autism Spectrum Disorder. She acts as a supervisor for new and beginning teachers, which keeps her connected to the special education classrooms and school environments across Marin County.