ABOUT ME

SHELLY AGOSTINE

OWNER

BIO
As the parent of children with exceptional needs and a trained advocate, I have dedicated many years to helping support them in our home, community and educational settings. This requires knowledge, dedication, perseverance, understanding, training and competency. I began my advocacy founding and facilitating parent support groups in person and on social media. I have taken my skills, education and training and applied them to a career in Exceptional and Gifted Education Advocacy and 504 Process since 2011.

 

PUBLIC ENGAGMENT
National Conference Presentations

Public Speaking and Training


EDUCATION
Pre-Law Studies

English


CREDENTIALS:

Member of the Colorado Special Education Advisory Committee (CSEAC)

5th Congressional District

 Present

Institute for Special Education Advocacy (ISEA)

2014

Member of COPAA (Council of Parent, Attorney and Advocates

Present

Motivational Interview Training Certification

2021


Kansas Dept. of Education

Educational Advocate Program - Foster Care

2012-2014

 

Member of Special Education and Community Advisory Committees  

Multiple States

Member of Board of Education Policy Review Committee and Special Education Strategic Planning Committee

Maryland - 2017 & 2018

Dream Centers

Volunteer Coordinator, Advancement Events 

Pro Bono Exceptional Education Consulting

Present

Student Services Coordinator, Monumental Impact (MITEE)

2020

AMFAS - American Military Families Autism Support Group Advisor

Present

Volunteer - Special Needs Ministry Buddy Program, Leadership Team: rEcess Program (respite care) Sibling Track Supervisor

New Life Church, Colorado Springs, CO

2015-2019

Parent Support Group Developer/Facilitator

(Building Based and Social Media Platforms)

in coordination with Exceptional Family Member Program, US Army, DoD

Present

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SHELLY AGOSTINE

Owner

PRACTICE AREAS:
Advocacy, Consulting, Public Speaking, Executive Function Coaching