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LaRhonda Young - Founder/Owner
 
LaRhonda began her professional career in 1992 as a Fort Worth Police Officer. She was introduced to her gift of teaching when she served as a cultural diversity and physical training instructor at the Fort Worth, Texas Police Academy. During her tenure, she earned a Master Peace Officer License, the highest level obtainable, regulated by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (now Texas Commission on Law Enforcement). LaRhonda served as a Patrol and Neighborhood Police officer (NPO) in east Fort Worth and later moved on to Background Investigations. She eventually transitioned to the gang unit, where she was chosen to serve in a special unit with the Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) task force until she ended her career in late 2004. After leaving Fort Worth Police Department, she worked briefly as a Special Investigator for the Texas Department of Human Services in the Child Protective Services division from 2005-2007.

 

LaRhonda began a career in education as a student adviser at a local charter high school in 2008.  She later provided inclusion support as a special education teacher for a total of 6 years and in the fall of 2016, she made the transition to Dyslexia Interventionist. LaRhonda taught adult English Second Language (ESL) classes from 2015-2017 and also provided support to college athletes at Texas Christian University as an Academic Learning Assistant.

 

LaRhonda earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology with a minor in Social Work from Texas Christian University and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Louisiana College. She is currently a doctoral candidate at Walden University working toward an Ed.D, Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership for Teaching and Learning.

 

LaRhonda currently holds a Texas teacher certification in the areas of:

  • EC-4 Generalist (EC-Early Childhood)

  • Special Education EC-12

 

International Dyslexia Association | The Center for Effective Reading Instruction certification:​

  • Structured Literacy | Dyslexia Interventionist

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Phone: 209.683.7507 

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