Uniquely Qualified Instructor
YAMILEY JEAN-SIMON is an experienced co-teacher and presenter. Yamiley first started utilizing the Marilyn Friend co-teaching strategies in inclusive classrooms as a special education teacher. She experienced such effective results that she returned for more training in order to become the district’s co-teaching trainer. Over the years, she has collected a wide variety of strategies and tactics to leverage the co-teaching partnership in a wide variety of classrooms. As a Special Education leader, Yamiley enjoyed helping teachers learn her classroom tested strategic supports tailored for student growth and success. She is also the author of Strengthening Your CO-TEACHING: New, Innovative Ideas for Improving Student Success, the comprehensive digital resource handbook each participant will receive at the seminar.
What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter
"I was very impressed with Yamiley. She was insightful and concise. Well worth the time we spent."
"Very informative! Great ideas to use immediately in our classroom!"
"Yamiley’s ability to take a complex subject like special education law and present it in a way that both seasoned teachers and novices could understand was exceptional. I reference her presentation often as I coach special education teachers in my district."
"Yamiley’s co-teaching knowledge and expertise are so valuable for anyone learning to navigate the co-teaching environment!"
"The ideas, strategies and activities Yamiley presents are perfect for meeting the specific needs of all students in my co-taught classroom."
"Yamiley’s professional developments are mind changing! They are full of knowledge, advocacy-oriented, and most of all they are inclusive. Her passion equity is projected in her presentations."