A Central Florida native and mom of 2 girls, Suzanne is a rare gem in Orlando. Suzanne began her career in education in 1991 when she graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in elementary education, early childhood, and a minor in sociology. After graduation she taught in the primary grades and found a love for working with all students, but especially with those who struggled. Suzanne earned her Educational Specialist Degree (Ed.S.) in school psychology (1998) from UCF. She has worked for many years as a school psychologist in the Central Florida area in grades pre-k through 12. She holds FL DOE certification in school psychology, school counseling, early childhood, elementary education, and physical education. Suzanne is also a Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainer and a prefect addition to the Orlando Mom Collective contributor team!