Teresa Malekzadeh, M.S.

President

Teresa Malekzadeh is Executive Director of Beacon School in San Jose where she worked for 29 years.  She serves as CAPSES Board President, Region Representative for the Penninsula and South Bay Area, and sits on the CAPSES Governmental Affairs Committee.  

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Background

Teresa Malekzadeh is Executive Director of Beacon School in San Jose where she worked for 29 years.  She sits on several vital 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.

 

  • Mental Health Work Group that offers guidance to 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, Pinunsilla and South Bay Area 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