Hi, my name is Ms. MacDonald. Welcome to the Cypress Learning Center, where teaching is my
passion. I started working in the district as a para in 2001 in our district's Autism Program. I loved
working with students so much that I decided to go back to school. While working as a classroom para, going to school and raising 2 children, I received my Special Education Credential in 2006 at California State University Channel Islands. In my classroom I enjoy working with each student, helping them to
grow and be their personal best. I am shared between 2 Learning Centers. My other school is our
I am a native Californian, where my family history goes back to the first settlers in Los Angeles. I have
lived in Ventura County for 17 years and love the open spaces and hiking trails, in addition to being close to our beautiful beaches.
Some of my favorite things are, anything that involves crafts, hiking with my dog Riley and of course
spending time with my amazing family and friends.
Stop by my classroom sometime and see why learning is fun in the Learning Center.