Jill currently serves full time as the specialist in the Disability Resources and Services office. In this capacity, she assures equal access for students with disabilities, provides individualized coaching, presents to groups of students, and plans campus events related to disability issues for young adults.
Jill has served in higher education for 20 years in various roles, including Adjunct Faculty in Mathematics as well as Disability Resources & Services at three colleges within the Maricopa County Community College District. Jill is an experienced liaison and volunteer for community partners, with seventeen (17) years’ supporting families of children with disabilities in her own community and through organizations such as Raising Special Kids. She is passionate about sharing what she has learned with others and presents on disability related services and issues with a focus on transition to adulthood. Jill especially enjoys teaching non-credit classes to adults with developmental disabilities at EMCC.
Jill has been married to her husband Peter for 30 years, and is the parent of two adult sons, including a son born with Down syndrome. Outside of her work in higher education and community support; you will often find Jill on the archery range, leading group fitness classes at the YMCA, and camping with her family.
League of Innovation for Community Colleges
Raising Special Kids Dandelion Gulf Classic
Partners in Leadership, Pilot Parents of Arizona