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Ms.  Amy  Wood

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SPED Paraprofessional

I was born and raised in California. I lived in Santa Ana California from 1958 to 1991 (In the same house).  I attended Costa Mesa High School in Costa Mesa, California.  I graduated in 1976 (the bicentennial year) as an honor student.  I attended Cerritos College and Santa Ana College.  I moved to Pahrump, Nevada in 1989.   I have one married daughter and a grandson.

I work in the Special Education Department at PVHS.  I have been employed by Nye County School District for 24 years.  I have worked at Mt. Charleston Elementary in Title I and as a "one-on-one" Aide, Rosemary Clarke Middle School in Life Skills and for several years at Pahrump Valley High School in Resource, Transition, Life Skills, ID units and the Multiple Handicap Room.  I also worked for ITT Cannon Electric as a Supervisor and the County of Orange-EMA/Public Works Department in California as a Secretary/Receptionist before moving to Pahrump 27 years ago.


A. A. (Liberal Arts with Computer Programming Emphasis) - 1982

A. S. (Electronics Technology) - 1994


ParaProfessional (NCLB Certified)

CPI (Certified)

CPR/AED (Certified)

First Aid (Certified)

State Certified Substitute (K-12) - 1992

AHA CPR/AED/FA District Instructor - 2012

Seminars Attended:

Kagan's Cooperative Learning


CPI Autism

ECC AHA update conference - 2015


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