Ronda is a credentialed teacher of the deaf, licensed speech language pathology assistant, and she holds an administrative services credential. She graduated with her BS in Speech Language Pathology from University of the Pacific and MEd in Special Education with an emphasis in deaf and hard of hearing from John Tracy Clinic/University of San Diego. She is currently an advanced doctoral candidate in Teachers College at Columbia University. She is studying language development with preschool children who are deaf and hard of hearing. Her primary role is to provide inclusion support for mainstream students.