Senior Administrative Program Coordinator
Natalie Fikac serves as the Senior Administrative Program Coordinator at the South Southwest MHTTC. Her work focuses on supporting state education agencies and schools to shape comprehensive school mental health systems across Region 6.
Her educational experience began over 25 years ago as an elementary school teacher, reading interventionist, professional school counselor, campus administrator and district level administrator. Previously she served at the Texas Education Agency as the Project AWARE State Coordinator. Natalie holds a Masters in Education in School Counseling and School Administration from Sam Houston State University and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Lamar University. Her research interests include school mental and behavioral health, systems change, leadership, wellness, resiliency and self-compassion.