Mia’s prior holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Northern Arizona University. Her prior experience includes working with college students in a residential setting. Mia holds an Adult Education Certificate with the State of Arizona and is an academic and technology resource to all students and staff alike. She utilizes her training and teaching skills in the classroom as well as with the staff.
Since 2007, Mia has been a dedicated member of the LDI team. She served in several roles beginning as a Residential Coordinator and was promoted to Residential Supervisor where she managed staff, worked closely with students on life skills, and acted as liaison between the student apartment complex and LDI. In her role, Mia served in Advisement, worked one on one with several extended service students, and also taught classes.
As the Resource Support Specialist, Mia offers assistance in several different areas. She continues in her role as class instructor, is a technology resource for students and staff and provides training and IT backup support. She has recently assumed the responsibility of quality assurance, ensuring that our systems and procedures are consistent and accurate.
She enjoys her new role as a resource to staff, promoting professional education and self-improvement in addition to being able to continue working with students as an instructor.
Mia is a Phoenix native. Since the birth of her daughter, Mia has returned to LDI part-time. She and her husband live nearby with their daughter and German Shepherd. She enjoys being active outdoors, traveling, and being able to spend so much time with her little girl.