Mindy Fattig

Senior Advisor of System of Support
Areas of Focus:
Statewide System of Support
Geographic Leads
Special Education Resource Leads
Mindy Fattig is a Senior Advisor for the Statewide System of Support with an expertise in Special Education for the Transformative Systems for Equitable Educational Outcomes Center of CCEE.

In her current role, she works closely with California Department of Education (CDE) and California State Board of Education (SBE) supporting lead initiatives throughout the Statewide System of Support to build capacity of LEAs to address achievement gaps and provide equity in access to the resources and supports in order to increase student outcomes both academically and socially/emotionally.

Fattig brings decades of experience in education. Beginning as a paraprofessional for a student with significant needs which led to her love for teaching middle school as a general education and special education teacher. She has created co-teaching inclusive programs which received national and state-wide recognition and was an educational consultant and presenter nationwide on effective program design. Her leadership expertise includes being a site principal in Alternative Education, Director of special education for two county offices of education and SELPA (Special Education Local Plan Area) Executive Director.

Fattig supported over 34 school districts in two counties as well as served on numerous statewide workgroups and advisory panels. Her expertise has led to redesigning mental health programs and services across agencies and focusing on increasing meaningful inclusive practices. She has held the role of Chair for the State SELPA Administrators Association of California, an adjunct Professor at Cal Poly Humboldt, was recognized as the Humboldt County Teacher of the Year and is a published author on differentiation and inclusive practices.