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GIMO Special Education Services & Consulting, ,LLC

Now Serving North Carolina, Nebraska, and Texas

Empowering Schools through Special Education Excellence: Trends, Challenges, and Solutions

"In the 2021–22 academic year, 7.3 million students, comprising 15% of all public school students, received special education services under IDEA (National Center for Education Statistics). This surge presents unprecedented challenges exacerbated by the pandemic, resulting in a significant shortage of qualified special educators.

Are you grappling with a shortage of qualified special educators?
Are you seeking strategies to retain and support existing special education staff?
Do you want to prioritize the mental health, well-being, and retention of your dedicated special educators?

Allow GIMO Special Education Services & Consulting firm to leverage our training and expertise to address YOUR unique needs. Empower your school and explore how we can be your strategic partner in navigating the complex landscape of special education challenges.


We provide

  • High-Quality Professional Development: GIMO provides cutting-edge professional development opportunities to empower educators with the latest knowledge and strategies.
  • Job-Embedded Support: We offer practical, job-embedded support to ensure seamless integration of new skills and methodologies into everyday teaching.
  • Coaching Cohorts: Engage in coaching cohorts for ongoing guidance and collaborative learning, fostering a community of growth and development.

  • Teacher Retention and Satisfaction: Assess the impact on teacher retention rates and job satisfaction through surveys and feedback mechanisms.

  • Compliance and Legal Metrics: Evaluate improvements in compliance with federal and state special education laws, reducing the risk of legal issues.

  • IEP Meeting Effectiveness: Track improvements in the efficiency and effectiveness of IEP meetings, ensuring collaborative planning and goal-setting.

  • Resource Optimization: Demonstrate how GIMO’s support optimizes existing resources, leading to cost savings and efficient resource allocation.

  • Parent Satisfaction Surveys: Gauge parent satisfaction through surveys, capturing perceptions of the quality of education and support provided.

  • Reduction in Burnout Rates: Quantify the reduction in teacher burnout rates and associated costs, showcasing the positive impact on staff well-being.

  • Equity and Inclusion Impact: Assess the impact on creating a more inclusive and equitable learning environment, contributing to a positive school culture.

  • Respect for Stakeholder Confidentiality: Demonstrate a deep respect for the confidentiality of all stakeholders involved, including students, parents, teachers, and administrators.

What We Offer

Consulting Services

Unlock tailored solutions with our specialized consulting services. We collaborate closely with clients, conducting in-depth consultations to understand their unique needs and strategically plan personalized steps in special education programming, ensuring the successful achievement of educational goals.

Professional Development

Receive high quality and engaging professional development sessions targeted to inspire staff and transform mindsets in special education.

Educational Services

Elevate your student's proficiency in math and reading with personalized one-on-one educational services. We tailor our approach to address individual needs, fostering a deeper understanding and mastery of key concepts.

Community Partnerships

Engage with parents, non-profits, and for-profit partners to actively advance equity, access, and inclusion for children with disabilities, fostering a collaborative environment that aligns with the goals of school decision makers and enhances the overall inclusivity of educational programs.

Workshops/Speaking Engagements

Offer inspiring workshops and speaking engagements delivering valuable insights on effectively serving and supporting youth with disabilities.

Our Client Community

Be a part of the organizations and families who benefit from our transformative services


Educational Organizations


Churches & Ministries

When GIMO Consulting extends our expertise and guidance, our

1. Our clients benefit from expert guidance in developing and executing strategic plans for their special education programs, ensuring alignment with overall educational goals.

2. Our clients receive support in maintaining strict compliance with federal and state laws governing special education, reducing administrative burden and legal risks.

3. Our clients receive custom targeted professional development initiatives for special education staff, fostering continuous improvement and growth.

4. Building leaders gain and apply their knowledge about special education processes and best practices to lead staff and students with disabilities.

5. Special educators feel supported and heard through our quality professional development sessions.

6. Students receive appropriate and timely services and supports in special education and gain confidence.

7. Our clients receive valuable data insights to facilitate informed decision-making, especially in addressing the unique needs of special education staff and students.

8. Our clients experience an increase in parent satisfaction and collaborative efforts to contribute positive student outcomes.


  • Master of Arts in Teaching in Special Education (grades K-12)
  • Advanced Class M Teaching License
  • 15+ years of experience in the education field
  • 7+ years of experience in special education
  • International Educator 
  • Experienced in case management for students with special needs
  • Authorized disability provider for the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority
  • HUB Certified with the North Carolina Department of Administration
  •  Council for Exceptional Children’s Conference facilitators
 GIMO Utilizes
  • Advanced classroom management
  • Customized professional development for special educators
  • Evidence-based strategies aligned with current educational research
  • Proven interventions to address specific challenges in special education
  • Data-driven approaches to monitor and enhance student outcomes
  • Collaborates with school staff to ensure effective implementation within the framework of special education laws
We Collaborate With
  • Public Schools
  • Charter Schools
  • Private Schools
  • Non/For Profits
  • Parents/Families
CEO and Founder, Elizabeth Pratt, MAT

There are 4 ways to work with us

One-on-one consultation

Professional development

Book a Workshop/Speaker

GIMO's Education Services

Upcoming Events:

The 3 Day IEP Parent Empowerment Workshop by GIMO Consulting

Attention Parents: Join us for The 3-day IEP Empowerment Workshop where you'll learn how to effectively advocate for your child's special education needs.

This workshop will cover everything from understanding your child's rights, to mastering the IEP process, to developing effective communication skills with school staff. Our experienced staff will guide you from feeling defensive and anxious to empowered and educated.

Don't miss this opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills you need to become a powerful advocate for your child's education. Register now for our 3-day IEP Empowerment Workshop and take the first step towards securing your child's bright future! Include Zoom/In Person Pay button and FB Live Stream button.

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GIMO Consulting values providing personalized services based upon our clients' needs. As such consultations may vary and as a result all appointments are by appointment only. This allows GIMO Consulting to serve our clients' educational needs.

(704) 659-1325