Brandi Ochoa, Claire Ann Shover's Executive Director and Teacher

Miss Brandi comes to the Shover Family with 23 years of experience working with children. She was most recently a Behavior Intervention Specialist with Solutions Behavioral Health, there she implemented treatment plans one-on-one with children after completing certification with the Autism Certification Center in Behavior Assessment and Planning with Evidenced-Based Interventions.


Prior to working at Solutions Behavioral Health, she was the lead assistant in the Head start program for two years with West Central Community Action, she planned the daily learning activities for the children and supervised the aides and other assistants in that program. Brandi provided licensed child care for 12 years prior to her work at Head Start. She was also in the Moorhead Public Schools for five years as a paraprofessional in the classroom.


Miss Brandi and her husband have 1 son and 4 daughters ranging in ages from 8 to 20 years old. They also have 2 dogs (Sami Hagar and Koda-Schnitzel), and 2 cats (Chesterfritz and Sully). Some of her favorite things are camping, fishing, watching movies (Trolls and Coco are family favorites!), singing, listening to music (country and bluegrass mostly), performing at AC4TA in Fergus falls, and the VIKINGS!


Miss Brandi can’t wait for this year to start!