About Me.

Quest Advocacy, LLC was founded by Jeni Shook, M.Ed., in 2022.

Jeni Shook, M.Ed.

Jeni has been a teacher of special education since 2005 in both public and private schools. Her experience includes:​

  • Certification in early childhood, elementary (Kindergarten through 6th grade), and mild-moderate cross-categorical (Kindergarten through 12th grade)

  • Panel Presentation at PBIS International Conference - Denver, CO

  • Next-Generation Systems Initiative – Committee Presenter to Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation – Awarded Grant $350,000 – Denver, CO

  • Membership Chair – Colorado Council for Exceptional Children

Education

August 1992

Penn Foster School, Scranton, Pennsylvania

Child Daycare

December 1998

Regis University

Denver, Colorado

Bachelor of Science in Organizational Psychology

May 2005

Regis University

Denver, Colorado

Master of Education in Special Education

Professional Development Initiatives:

Academics:

  • Quality Assessment Practice, Center for Transforming Learning and Teaching @ University of Colorado-Denver, School of Education & Human Development

  • Translating Standards into Instruction, Center for Transforming Learning and Teaching @ University of Colorado-Denver, School of Education & Human Development

  • Literacy Interventions K-3, Colorado Department of Education

  • The TouchMath Program for Mathematics Instruction, Innovative Learning Concepts, Inc.

  • English Language Development Strategies, Colorado Department of Education, Westminster Public Schools

  • The F.A.S.T. Reading System, F.A.S.T. Learning, LLC

  • Zoo Phonics, Zoo-Phonics

Special Education:

  • IDEA Transition, Project Jade, Colorado Department of Education, Exceptional Student Services

  • IEP Process, Project Jade, Colorado Department of Education, Exceptional Student Services

  • Specific Learning Disabilities: Eligibility Criteria and Identification Process, Colorado Department of Education, Exceptional Student Services Unit

  • Transition Planning – Beyond Compliance, Project Jade, Colorado Department of Education, Exceptional Student Services

  • Problem Solving for IEPs, Project Jade, Colorado Department of Education, Exceptional Student Services

  • Transition Planning Inventory, Colorado Department of Education, Exceptional Student Services

  • Compliant IEPs, Project Jade, Colorado Department of Education, Exceptional Student Services

Educational Therapy:

  • Interventions For Improving Executive Functioning Skills in Students, Sarah Ward, M.S., CCC-SLP,  AEP Connections

  • Functional Behavior Assessment to Behavior Intervention Plan: Making Data-Based Decisions to Change Behavior with Dr. Laura Riffel, Colorado Department of Education, Response to Intervention/Positive Behavior Supports Unit

  • Sensitivity Simulations, Colorado Department of Education, Exceptional Student Services

  • PBIS Regional Coaches Training, Colorado Department of Education

  • Leadership Academy, Colorado Department of Education, Exceptional Student Services

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