Teresa Malekzadeh, M.S.

President

Teresa Malekzadeh is Executive Director of Beacon School in San Jose where she worked for 29 years.  She also serves as CAPSES Public Policy Governmental Affairs Chairperson and Region 7 Representtive which covers San Mateo and Santa Clara County.

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Background

Teresa Malekzadeh is Executive Director of Beacon School in San Jose where she worked for 29 years.  She currently sits on several key workgroups including Behavioral Intervention Stakeholder Work Group (BIP) which focuses on assisting the California Department of Education to provide oversight of and technical assistance and monitoring to LEAs regarding changes to the requirements related to the identification and provisions of behavioral intervention services; The California Private School Advisory Committee that ensures that private schools are given the opportunity for personal development through Title funding; Stakeholder Work Group that assists the California Department of Education to provide oversight of the technical assistance and motoring to LEAs regarding the AB 114 Transition Work Group and the Mental Health Work Group that continues to provide guidance for LEA’s and parents to ensure that all students mental health needs are addressed and met.  Teresa has been a CAPSES board member since 2000, during which time she has served as president, events committee chairperson, Region 7 representative and continues to support CAPSES members on various statewide issues.

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Currently At:

Beacon School
5670 Camden Avenue
San Jose, CA 95124

Member of:

  • Behavioral Intervention Stakeholder Work Group
  • California Private School Advisory Committee