Creating Equitable, Inclusive Communities – Starting at School!
Practical Possibilities Consultants, Jan Palmer and Julie Principe are passionate about supporting Educators. They work alongside Classroom Teachers, Educational Assistants, School Staff and District Staff to support all learners and create classroom communities in which students thrive. They each have many years of experience as Classroom/Special Education Teachers as well as District Behaviour and Inclusion Teacher Consultants. They share their expertise in social-emotional education, including practical strategies to increase student learning by teaching regulation, setting up inclusive school environments, nurturing student choice, and participation. Julie and Jan’s realistic approach supports and empowers educators to create classroom communities where all learners feel safe, included, and engaged.
Julie acknowledges and thanks the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh speaking peoples on whose traditional and unceded territories she lives and works.
Jan acknowledges and thanks the peoples of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta, which includes the Blackfoot First Nation, the Stoney Nakoda First Nation, and the Tsuut’ina First Nation on whose traditional and unceded territories she lives and works.