Ronnie E. Thompson, M.A., LDTC
Ronnie has provided services to the clients of Learning Associates since 1989. She earned an M.A. degree in Learning Disabilities at Ball State University in Indiana. Ronnie’s graduate school program also included training to work with students with emotional challenges. Ronnie is certified as a Learning Disabilities Teacher-Consultant (LDT-C) and Teacher of the Handicapped K-12 by the State of NJ. In addition, Ronnie is certified in Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Secondary English Education, and Elementary Education. She has taken supplemental courses at Montclair State University and is also certified in Collaborative Teaching for Inclusive Settings.
In February 2016, Ronnie became a Learning Specialist at Fairleigh Dickinson University where she has completed the Orton Gillingham Dyslexia Specialist training certification. For thirty years before this recent appointment, Ronnie was employed in the Millburn Public Schools. As part of her most recent responsibilities as the LDT-C at Millburn Middle School, she conducted Learning Evaluations, consulted with classroom teachers, served on the 504 Committee and the Regular Education Intervention Committee, and wrote IEP’s. Ronnie was previously a Resource Center Teacher at Millburn High School and at a Millburn elementary school.
Ronnie is also a Nationally Certified Educational Diagnostician pursuant to the authority of the NCED Board.