Mrs. D’Souza comes to us with 19 years of experience working with students with exceptional needs. She started as an instructional aide for 2 years and transitioned to a special education teacher for 8 years in Orange County and Los Angeles. As a result of her time teaching students with social-emotional and behavioral challenges, Mrs. D’Souza was inspired to pursue becoming a school psychologist. She has served as a school psychologist for 8 years. Mrs. D’Souza earned her undergraduate degree in History from Cal State Long Beach, her teaching credential and Master of Science in Special Education from National University, and then her credential and Ed.S. in School Psychology from Cal State Long Beach. When she is not supporting students at CRA, she loves spending time with her family and friends having as much fun as possible. Mrs. D’Souza also loves hiking, working out, going to the beach, and being outdoors.