Elizabeth Rua-Berdine


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Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


My name is Elizabeth Rua-Berdine, and I'm a native of Arizona growing up in Superior as a teacher's daughter. I met my husband at NAU, and shortly afterwards he joined the Army. I was a military spouse for 28 years, and during this time I lived in 9 different states and 1 foreign country. I have 2 daughters and 2 sons, one of which is currently serving in the Army. I also have 4 grandchildren.

I started my quest in education as a Special Education Para Professional. I enjoyed working with special needs students and then decided to pursue a teaching degree. I obtained my bachelor's degree from UMUC Asia. I also earned 2 master degrees in education from GCU; Master of Education in Secondary Education, and Master of Education- Special Education.