PROGRAM OF THE
Neurodiversity Education Research Center
PROGRAM OF THE
Neurodiversity Education Research Center

Adleen
Toloumu

English Language Arts Instructor

Mrs. Adleen Toloumu is passionate about inspiring young minds through the world of literature and language. She has been a Special Education teacher and Behavior Specialist for 12 years and has had the privilege of guiding students on their educational journey. Mrs. Toloumu’s teaching philosophy fosters a love of learning, critical thinking, and effective communication. She graduated from the University of San Marcos, California, with a Bachelor’s in Philosophy in 2014 and from San Diego State University with a Master’s in Special Education in 2016. 

Mrs. Toloumu believes in creating a classroom where every student feels valued and respected. She encourages active participation, critical thinking, and a love for reading and writing. Her goal is to empower students to become effective communicators in their writing and oral presentations. Outside the classroom, she is an avid reader in two book clubs. She enjoys exploring new novels, writing short stories, and spending time with her kids and dogs. 

She enjoys volunteering in her community, supporting individuals with substance addiction and mental illness, and cheering on her Los Angeles Chargers and Seattle Kraken!