Brenda Arko is a Certified and Licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant who received her Associate of Applied Science - Occupational Therapy Assistant in 2017 from Central Piedmont Community College. She has been working for Crossway Pediatric Therapy since March 2018, treating children at the clinic, Charlotte Lab School and Alexander Youth Network. Brenda is excited to bring her imagination and creativity to Crossway Academy this year. Her encouraging, energetic personality keeps the children engaged and motivated while working on the skills that they need to succeed in everyday life. Brenda helps put the FUN in functional while creating an atmosphere where children are allowed to be curious, take risks and share ideas. In her spare time, Brenda enjoys nature and likes to go outside to play. She is currently a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association.