Lee Johnson is a special educator and behavior specialist with experience working with children at all grade levels. Since 1999 he has worked with children in the home, community, and school. After working with children and their families to meet their goals with the family and juvenile courts, Lee reassigned his focus to help children in need by becoming a special educator.
He is currently employed as a Behavior Specialist in a private special education school that specializes in educating children with emotional-behavior disorders and autism. Students served are from surrounding school districts, as well as an on-campus residential education program. Lee develops behavior intervention plans for students with explosive behaviors that can become unsafe for themselves and/or others. He coaches staff in building healthy relationships, conflict resolution, and solving problems with children collaboratively with a trauma-informed approach.
Lee holds a Master of Arts in Education: Special Education, Emotional-Behavior Disorders from Walden University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology with a Criminal Justice concentration from the University of Dubuque. He is a certified trainer in the Mandt System and a member of the Council for Exceptional Children.