Mindy, founder of Grow With Us Academy LLC, has been working with children and families since 1990. As a Barry University Suma Cum Lade graduate, she majored in Exceptional Student Education (ESE). She was first introduced to Conscious Discipline® in 2001 where she used some of the strategies with medically fragile children while working at Children’s Rehab Network. After receiving her teaching degree Mindy started working at the Pre-Kindergarten ESE District Office in Miami-Dade County substituting in the demonstration classrooms, helping with the assistive technology team, and teaching at various PPEC’s (Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care).
She went on to teach for MDCPS Pre-K ESE half-day Program after many years working at a variety of private schools with all ages and developmental stages. Mindy received certification as a Conscious Discipline® Instructor in 2007. Mindy started her own business as a parent and professional coach guiding families with knowledge and love. She educates parents on how to use Conscious Discipline® skills in their home and encourages professionals to incorporate and implement the philosophy into their profession or classroom. In addition, she has presented parent and professional workshops with a focus on Conscious Discipline® in Dade, Broward, and Monroe County, Atlanta Georgia, Asheville North Carolina, New York, Denmark, and Puerto Rico. Mindy’s passion and dedication shows through with all that she does and she feels grateful for every opportunity to Teach, Learn, and Live.×