(CEDAR HILL, TEXAS) The “Tremendous Collider”, the Ellis County-based biggest challenge that by no means was, did deliver some optimistic developments to North Texas within the early Nineties.
That’s when a married couple of archaeologists – Joseph and Nancy Yedlowski – moved to the area, so Joseph might work on an archaeological examine earlier than the challenge proceeded.
The USA Congress determined to not fund this system – which might ship and cut up atoms via a big tunnel.
However the Yedlowskis and their three younger daughters have been already in North Texas, in order that they bought a home in Cedar Hill in 1994. Joseph continued working as an archaeologist.
Nancy wished a job the place she might steadiness work and caring for her youngsters. With a Grasp’s Diploma in Archaeology from the College of Pittsburgh and a Bachelor’s Diploma in Spanish from the College of Akron, she obtained various certification in Special Education, via ESC-Area 10.
Time has flown by, however on June 21, she’s going to retire after 25 years of service to Cedar Hill ISD. She’s spend the final 11 years because the district’s lead Dyslexia Therapist.
“Cedar Hill ISD has been my second household,” Yedlowski stated. “I’ve labored with so many great individuals through the years, a few of that are my finest associates at this time. Thanks to the directors that all the time believed in me, gave me great probabilities to do what I did. The final 25 years have been a beautiful chapter in my life.”
Working With Students With Dyslexia
Yedlowski started working within the district as a paraprofessional at Cedar Hill High School, within the Particular Training Division. She went on to work in Particular Training for 13 years.
About 12 years in the past, a CHISD parent requested that the district rent a chosen individual as a Dyslexia specialist. Then-CHISD Particular Training Director Kellie Spencer employed Yedlowski for this system. She’s labored in that position for the previous 11 years.
She’s the lead Dyslexia therapist, with 4 further Dyslexia therapists within the Particular Training Division.
“I’ve actually, actually loved it,” Yedlowski stated. “This yr has been tense, however I believe it’s been that method for everyone.”
Yedlowski stated it’s been a blessing to have Scottish Ceremony Hospital, in Dallas, close by as a result of they “are the gold normal for Dyslexia.”
“Our students are making nice progess,” Yedlowski stated. “Many of the applications are phonics-based, and we generally use letter and sound correspondence. We train the students completely different methods, brief and lengthy vowel songs.”
Yedlowski, an Ohio native, is proud to call Cedar Hill dwelling. All three of her daughters graduated from CHISD.
“That is my hometown,” Yedlowski stated of Cedar Hill.
As retirement approaches, Yedlowski stated she plans on spending time together with her grandchildren and dealing on a backlog of dwelling enchancment tasks.
She’s going to miss her colleagues and the students she works with, however she stated it will likely be good “not having to set an alarm clock.”