Lidiya has many years of experience working with children of all ages, as a behavior interventionist, substitute teacher, and eventually beginning her role as a school psychologist at Bitney Prep High School. Her professional preparation includes undergraduate and graduate degrees in psychology and school psychology from the California State University, Sacramento. As a nationally certified school psychologist, she has presented research presentations at both state and national conferences. She is very passionate about collaborating with educators, parents, and other professionals to create a safe, healthy, and supportive learning environment for all students. She also strives to provide the necessary supports and services to ensure that all students are able to perform to their greatest potential.
Lidiya extends her passion for students outside of her work, as a volunteer for her church and various mental health and professional organizations. She also enjoys spending time with her family, reading, cooking, painting, dancing ballet, kayaking, hiking, and traveling.