Gauri has over 20 years of experience working with young children with special needs & their families. She has expertise in family engagement, teaching, curriculum development, creation of data collection systems, individualizing instruction & professional development. Gauri is an experienced teacher and mentor. She has been a preschool coordinator and a parent educator working with toddlers & families. She graduated with a BA in Psychology from the University of Mumbai (Bombay) and holds a Master's Degree in Special Education from the University of Southern Mississippi and a General Education Credential from California State University, Los Angeles. She has held general & special education teaching endorsements in 3 states and is a CDA Professional Development Specialist.