CANDACE SAHM

Candace, Founder/Director of Positive Learning Experiences
Candace is the Founder and Director of PLE. She has been a private tutor since 1990. Through her experience as a Home and Hospital Teacher for Montgomery County Public Schools and as a former member of the tutoring staff at The Lab School of Washington, D.C, Candace has become familiar with the core curriculum at private and public schools in Montgomery County and the District of Columbia. During past summers, Candace worked on study skills at the Norwood School.
She earned her BS in Special Education at The University of Maryland in 1978, emphasizing elementary, middle, and high school instructional methods. She later earned her MA with Honors in Special Education at George Washington University in 1981, emphasizing Vocational Education, Middle and High School Special Needs Students, Mainstreaming, Educational Testing, and Advocacy Training. She also has over 120 Continuing Education Credits to refine her skills as an education specialist and ADHD coach.

Other achievements include: Individual Education Consultant Association Training for School Placement; Parent Association Coordinator, The McLean School, where she planned curriculums, fundraisers, and social functions; and coordinating seminars for the Council of Exceptional Children at the Intern-National Advocacy Organization. Candace works with our students in need of coaching in executive function. For students with ADHD or any special learning needs, this coaching supplements their subject area help and is imperative to their success.

Coach Candace is also a member of the National Association for Education (NEA), Maryland State Association of Education (MSEA) and the Montgomery County Association for Education (MCEA).

For more information, please see our partner company’s website, ADHD Coaching for LIFE.

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