Mrs. Akhurst is currently teaching third grade at Century Park Learning Center. She received her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Special Education from Michigan State University, received her first masters degree in Early Childhood Education and an endorsement in Early Childhood Special Education from Eastern Michigan University. She also holds an endorsement in Learning Disabilities and Cognitive Impairments. For the past thirteen years she has been an active member of the School Improvement Team, the Student Support Team, and has been an Assistive Technology Liaison with The KISD Assistive Technology program. In addition, Mrs. Akhurst is a member of the school and district technology teams. Mrs. Akhurst has acted as a district trainer in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, and is currently a member of the Century Park Crisis Team.