Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Gianna Zellner

Gianna Zellner is a first year Special Education Paraprofessional for Mountain Brook Junior High School. This will be her third year working with students in a Special Education setting. Before entering the special education field, Gianna taught Theatre to students in the first through eighth grades at Bruno Academy for twelve years; she also taught summer theater camps  for the past 15 summers at the Alabama School of Fine Arts. She believes her years of teaching non-verbal communication skills to theatre students has been a benefit in her work with many of the non-verbal students with whom she works. Gianna has a B.S. in Speech Communications and Political Science from Troy University. Ms. Zellner has always believed that every child can achieve more than expected, and she has  successfully applied this philosophy in her 15 years of classroom experience.