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Valeska Gioia

Assistive Technology Specialist/Autism Consultant
Valeska Gioia is an Assistive Technology Specialist and Autism Consultant for the South Carolina Department of Education. Her position allows her to assist districts throughout South Carolina to build capacity in their districts by developing their own assistive technology teams with her guidance. Valeska presents throughout the state on various technologies that can improve student performance in all academic areas. Valeska has also presented nationally at ATIA and The Council for Exceptional Children and she has also presented internationally for Microsoft. Valeska received her Bachelors in Elementary Education and Special Education and has three graduate degrees in Education Technology, Literacy and Language, and Administration. She has attended CSUN and obtained her certification (ATACP) in Assistive Technology and her RTP certification through RESNA also in Assistive Technology. Valeska is also a member of Microsoft Partners in Learning, a Certified Microsoft Instructor and a Google Certified Teacher.