How Sebastian Stayed at His Neighborhood School

By Alice Doyel Guest blogger   By age 5, Sebastian had an unusual history for a Seattle-born child. His mother was a Seattleite, while his father came to the US from Germany. Since Sebastian has Down Syndrome, his parents knew that choosing the best educational options was important for him. So at age 1, Sebastian … Read more How Sebastian Stayed at His Neighborhood School

Advice for parents from Washington’s Teacher of the Year: “You know your child best”

Washington’s 2020 Teacher of the Year, Amy Campbell, has some advice for parents: “Remember, you know your child best.” A special education teacher for 12 years at Helen Baller Elementary School, Campbell serves students with moderate to profound disabilities. She was selected 2020 Teacher of the Year for her fierce belief in the power of … Read more Advice for parents from Washington’s Teacher of the Year: “You know your child best”