“Intake Coordinator” is not a very glamorous or exciting title for what I get to do at Pace on a daily basis.  However, I often count myself as one of the luckiest people in the building.  As the intake coordinator, I get to work with school districts and families that are looking for placement options for their children.  By the time a family calls me, they have usually run the gamut of special education.  They are most often frustrated, burned out and at their wits end.  They have tried all of the options offered by their district, and have seen that their child needs more than they can offer.  You may be asking yourself where the “lucky” part is.  I have the privilege of seeing every child in this building and their lowest point, the lucky part is when I get to witness their successes. »Read More