Regina I. Birchler, MA, LDT/C, NCED

33 Bullard Drive, W.P.I.

Lavallette, New Jersey 08735

732-691-2694 cell                               732-250-2765 fax

Career Objective:

  • To provide comprehensive research based psycho-educational evaluations and consultative services to school districts, students, professional and parents.
  • To perform 504 evaluations and identify accommodations.
  • To provide tutoring services.
  • To perform dyslexia evaluations.
  • To utilize visualizing and verbalizing training.

Certifications:

NJ Supervisor ● NJ Teacher of the Handicapped  K-12

NJ Learning Disability Teacher Consultant ● NJ Teacher of Nursery School

NJ Permanent K-8 ● NJ Teacher of Reading K-12

NJ Teacher of English K-12 ● National Certified Educational

                    Diagnostician (#0532)

     Specialized Training

  • To utilize graduate school training (Georgian Court University) “Orton Gillingham Multi-Sensory Reading and Math Curriculum.
  • To utilize training in dual coding curriculums: “Visualizing and Verbalizing”; “Talkies” (younger students) for cognitive development, comprehension and thinking; “Word Problems.” All curriculums are related to language comprehension difficulties, both written and oral. (Lindamood-Bell, San Luis Obispo, CA 2014)

 

Presentations

  • “Enhancing Brain Function” March 1988 and February 1989 Asbury Park Board of Education, Workshops for Parents.
  • “Test Preparation Course for National Certification of Educational Diagnosticians”
    • Fairleigh Dickinson University -Madison, NJ - July 2009
    • Hamilton Park Conference Center-Florham Park, NJ - July 2011
    • Hamilton Park Conference Center-Florham Park, NJ - July 2012
    • Sponsored by NJ Association of Learning Consultants (NJALC)
  • “Autism and the Law”- By Valerie A. Powers Smith, Esquire
    • Facilitator, Planner (Sponsored by NJALC) - Brick Library October, 2010
  • “Visualization and Verbalization” May 12, 2018 Jersey Shore Sp. Ed. Camp, Toms River Regional Schools

 

Job Experiences:

  • Learning Disability Teacher/ Consultant

-Shore Educational Diagnosticians (Private Practice), 2014-Present

-Beach Haven School (organizer), 1999-2013, 2017-2019

-Montessori  Nursery  School , 1972-1975

-Medford Lakes School District (interim), July 2017-November 2017

-Pemberton Township Schools, March 1990-1997

-Maternity, Sick Leaves (PT):

           -Southern Regional Middle School, 2007-2008

           -Long Beach Island School District, 2008-2009

           -Island Heights, 2005-2006

  • Classroom Teacher

-Asbury Park Board of Education-Primary P.I., Class September 1986-March 1990

-Berkeley Township Board of Education-P.I,N.I., Class January- June 1986

-Newark Board of Education- Grade 4, 1964-1965

-Toms River Board of Education – K and Grade 5, 1965-1969

-Alpha School-Summer of 1989 (11-14 age range-ED and NI)

-Supplemental Teacher for Toms River Child Study Teams

                Dr. Lawrence Oliver (Thomas McIntyre LDTC) 1983-1985

                Dr. Lawrence Oliver (Rita Herber LDTC) 1973-1975

  • Title I Teacher

-(Summers) Toms River Board of Education 1966-1968

-Assistant Superintendent (Doc Ricketts) Representative for Toms River at Cooperating Teachers’ Meetings, Princeton, NJ 1966-1968

  • Homebound Teacher

-Toms River Board of Education, 1984-1985

-Lavallette Board of Education (special Class educable), 1965-1966

  • Co-Operating Teacher

-Georgian Court College Senior, January-April 1968

-Trenton State LDT-C Extern, July 1992

  • Montessori Nursery School

-Parent organized and directed

-Purchased equipment

-Wrote curriculum

-Teacher

  • Mentor

-Special Education Teachers in Specialized Techniques, 2009-2019