LDA’s Teacher Licensure Program receives advice and counsel from a dedicated group of professionals.


Volunteer Advisory Committee Membership:

Dr. Sally Du, Special Education Director, Lakes International Language Academy

Natalie Hopkins, ABS Teacher, Hopkins Schools

Dr. Mark Markell, Professor, St. Cloud State University

Kristin Myers, DCD/ASD Teacher & District Sped Lead for Secondary, Robbinsdale Schools

Ross Porter, ABS Teacher, Minneapolis Public Schools

Dr. Diane Restorff, Executive Director, Lionsgate Academy

Theresa Wallace, EBD, LD, DCD, POHI, ASD Teacher, Intermediate District 916

Kelly Waterhouse, LDA Board Member & Parent

Dr. Jennifer Wilson, Principal, North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale District


LDA Staff & Consultants:

Martha Moriarty, Executive Director

Mary Beth Kelley, Program Manager

Ian McLaughlin, Program Manager

Dr. Christine Peper, Mentor Manager

Dr. Kara Coffino, Consultant

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