Jessica McPhee-Hayes, CSoc BA 2008, MAT 2010

Now a teacher at Stewart Middle School in Tacoma, Jess  has this to say about the inclusive education model that characterizes her school: “I love that you can walk into my classroom and you can’t tell who was a “special ed kid” and who was a “highly capable student” because they’re all learning at a high level; they’re all capable of learning, capable of thinking, and they’re all capable of improving. I am astounded by the students who were in special ed last year. They hang with everybody else and they do amazing things and they are just tremendous people.”

See Jess and another Stewart teacher in the 1:55 minute video below:

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