About Dr Lopez

Orton Gillingham-Certified Reading Specialist

Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant

Special Educator

 

Why select Dr. Lopez?

 

Dr. Christine Lopez is excited to welcome you and your family to her practice!  There are many educators who support students.  Why should you select Dr. Lopez?

Simply, she will put your child first.  Her focus-on-the-student approach guarantees that each student will make progress.  Dr. Lopez will meet with you to listen to your needs.  She will identify your child’s strengths and challenges.  Then, she will design a personalized program to meet your student’s needs.  No gimmicks.  No fixed sequence.  Just success.

In her over 20 years as an educator, Dr. Lopez has never used the one-size-fits-all approach. She excels at developing personalized programs to meet the needs of each and every student.  Her personalized pathways for reading and math mastery allow all students to succeed, often when they have not been successful in the past.

Dr. Lopez is an Orton Gillingam-certified reading specialist, learning disabilities teacher consultant (LDTC), and special education teacher.  She has also served as a principal, district supervisor, librarian, media specialist, child advocate and program developer, Dr. Lopez is well-versed in many areas of education.  She will not only know how to assist your child but will also know what to recommend on your journey.

Beyond this private practice, Dr. Lopez also serves as an educational consultant with CH Lopez Educational Consulting and as the Director of Project Exceed.

 

EDUCATION

The College of Saint Elizabeth, Ed.D., Educational Leadership,   (Cumulative GPA: 4.0)

Dissertation:  It Takes a Community: Professional Development Strategies to Support Inclusion

Kean University, Master of Arts, Educational Administration and Supervision

Rutgers University, MLIS, SCILS

Connecticut College, Bachelor of Arts

 

CERTIFICATIONS

Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant (LDT-C)
 
Orton Gillingham Associate Certification, A/OGA
 
Teacher of Students with Disabilities, K-12
 
Elementary Education, N-8
 
Barton Reading and Spelling, Certified Advanced
 
Reading Specialist
 
Wilson Reading System
 
School Library Media Specialist
 
Professional Librarian
 
Principal
 
Supervisor
 
School Business Administrator

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

Orton Gillingham Interventionist – 100% of enrolled students achieved their literacy goals
 
Principal – 100% graduation and 100% college acceptance rate
 
School Library Media Specialist
 
Title I and Basic Skills Supervisor
 

C.H. Lopez Educational Consulting LLC

Founding President and Chief Executive Officer

Support schools, K12 media centers and non-profits. Collaborate to create sustainable systems, programs and structures with school leaders, faculty, parents and community members.  Provide direct instruction in literacy, information literacy, basic skills, and test preparation. Deliver professional development to include leadership training and mentoring.  Noted clients:

  • West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District
  • Project Exceed
  • New Jersey Association of School Librarians
  • Newark Prep Charter School
  • Community Empowerment Network and Transition Services

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND HONORS

American Library Association Board of Trustees, Councilor-at-Large

National Catholic College Graduate Honor Society, Kappa Gamma Pi

National Catholic Education Association (NCEA), Presenter, Annual Conventions

The International Library and Information Science Honor Society, Beta Phi Mu

Tutoring Programs

Orton Gillingham

  • Multisensory
  • Direct and Explicit
  • Structured and Sequential
  • Diagnostic and Prescriptive

Reading/Writing

      • Phonics
      • Phonemic Awareness
      • Comprehension
      • Fluency
      • Vocabulary

Math

      • Multisensory
      • Concept Focused
      • Standards-based
      • Algebra – Calculus

Barton

      • OG Intense Intervention
      • Multisensory
      • Direct and Explicit
      • Structured and Sequential

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