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Andrea Valadez

Special Education and Support Services
Andrea began her career as a school psychologist after earning her B.A. and Ed.S. in psychology at Fresno State. Recognizing opportunities to advance the level of service to students and their families, Andrea successfully served as the Director of Student Services and Special Education for the Firebaugh-Las Deltas Unified School District. While there, she created an autism program called SHINES (Strategically Helpful Interventions Nurturing Educational Success). She was the Administrator of the Year in 2014-15.

In January 2016, Andrea joined the Central Unified School District as the Administrator of Special Education and Support Services. Through her professional experience, Andrea has developed and nurtured strong relationships with staff, students and the community and brings with her a passionate and tireless commitment to serve student needs at the highest level. On a personal note, Andrea loves traveling and exploring new cultures with her family and expressing culinary curiosity in the kitchen. She and her husband have a daughter.