GCES service providers are highly-trained, experienced and dedicated to the success of our students. Our team members are part of a strong support system that uses a multidisciplinary approach by working together in order to create customized solutions to help all students achieve their goals. Each provider is encouraged and enabled to pursue continuing education courses in order to grow and develop professionally. We never stop learning!
If you are intertested in joining our team and making a difference in the life of a child, please download the application here, and return via email, fax or in office.
Fax: (228) 357-5708
Angel Jones, M.Ed
Special Education Specialist/Dyslexia Therapist
Masters of Education in Special Education from William Carey University
Masters of Education in Dyslexia Therapy from William Carey University
Mrs. Jones has over 12 years experience as a Special Education Teacher and Case Manager in the public school system and providing private services. This includes teaching students with a wide range of learning disabilities, especially those with Dyslexia. She has numerous hours of continuing education credits in the area of Autism and Related Developmental Disorders. She also has training and experience in a variety of specialized interventions and programs designed to address specific learning needs. Mrs. Jones is able to help families navigate through the special education system and help get their child the services that are most beneficial for their development and education in and out of school.
Billi Sumrall, MS CCC/SLP
ASHA Certified Speech-Language Pathologist
Master of Science in Communication Sciences & Disorders from Southeastern Louisiana University
Bachelor of Science in Speech & Hearing Science from the University of South Alabama
Mrs. Billi has 27 years experience working as a speech-language pathologist. She has provided services for students in Pre-K through high school.
She currently provides services for after-school and summer sessions.
Dr. Becky Turner
Bachelor of Science in Special Education from University of Wisconsin
Master of Science in Specific Learning Disabilities from University of South Alabama
Education Doctorate in School Psychology from Auburn University
Dr. Turner has 14 years experience as a special education teacher and 28 years experience as a school psychologist. She spent one year as the Director of a mental health clinic, Children's Health Fund, and 4 years as an adjunct professor for the University of Southern Alabama. She has conducted countless assessments for students with suspected learning disabilties to help determine achievement and functional levels, eligibility for special education services, and the presence of other learning deficits.
Jayme Snead, BCBA
Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Applied Behavior Analysis certification coursework at Arizona State University.
Master of Education in the Education from Liberty University
Bachelor of Science from Virginia Commonwealth University
Mrs. Jayme loves being with the kids she works with and seeing them learn and experience new things. She loves knowing that what she does has a direct impact on improving quality of ife for the kids she serves. She has received training in Practical Functional Assessment and Skill-Based Treatment for ABA. She is a military wife and mother of three beautiful children. She brings her passion for life and helping others into the workplace everyday.
Amber Robertson, MA, BCBA
Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Masters of Arts in Exceptional Student Education, emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis from the University of West Florida
Bachelor of Science in Child Development and Family Studies from the University of Southern Mississippi
Amber comes to GCES with four years experience delivering ABA services both in Florida and on the MS Gulf Coast. Amber is also trained in Practical Functional Assessment and Skill-Based Treatment for ABA, and will be able contribute her experiences to our team. Amber loves watching our clients grow, learn, and thrive. She brings her passion and enthusiam to GCES each day and shares it with our staff and clients!
Honey Brooks, OTR/L, MOT
Master of Occupational Therapy from Bellmont University
Mrs. Honey has 21 years of experience helping individuals with occupational skills, sensory intergration, and motor skills. While most of her career was spent in geriatrics, she began her journey in pediatrics and has a passion for early intervention and helping our younger children reach their full potential!
Morgan Appel, OTR/L, MOT
Master of Occupational Therapy from University of Mississippi Medical Center
Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology from Mississippi State University
Ms. Morgan has three years of experience helping individuals with occupational skills, sensory intergration, and motor skills. She started her career in geriatrics, but has always had a passion to work with children and is very excited for the opportunity to serve our children and families at GCES. She loves that she gets to help people improve in the areas that matter most to them. "Occupational therapy is a holistic, client-centered profession, and I consider it an honor to help kids and their families accomplish their most important goals."
Meaghan Diaz, BS
Special Education Specialist
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from William Carey University
Special Education Endorsement for Mild/Moderate Disabilities
Mrs. Meaghan has 10 years of experience in education including general education, inclusion, specialized interventions, and leading a self-contained special education classroom. Mrs. Meaghan takes her knowledge and experience to meet each child whereever they are in their current abilities and creates targeted instruction to help them grow and overcome academic obstacles. Our students at GCES have shown amazing growth in her classes and we can't wait see what others will accomplish through her services here!
Gulf Coast Education Solutions, LLC
15489 Dedeaux Rd.
Gulfport, MS 39503
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