School Closure Extended by Governor Reynolds

On Thursday, April 2nd, Governor Reynolds ordered an extension to the school closures through April 30th. This means our CRCSD buildings and schools will...

Wendy Parker

Executive Director of Student Services

Wendy Parker

Phone: 319-558-2575
Email: wparker

What are the responsibilities of your office or department? 

We oversee all things under special education.

Professional History: 

I am a former Behavior Focus Teacher and Behavior Interventionist in Burlington, Columbus, Ohio, and Des Moines. I have been a MS Principal at West Central Valley, Secondary Educational Services Director in Newton, and Special Education Director for Prairie Lakes AEA. I did my undergrad work at the University of Iowa, Master's through Western Illinois, and advanced graduate work at Iowa State University.

Fun Facts about Wendy: 

I was born and raised in Marion, Iowa and moved back to Cedar Rapids after being gone for 34 years. My first job after college was as a Job Coach in a sheltered workshop in Monmouth, IL and then I became a Program Manager at Hope Haven in Burlington.

I have four grown children, a husband and two dogs.

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