Jessica Langan is a committed advocate for students with exceptionalities and her teaching practices reflect her beliefs. She is a grade 7/8 teacher at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Elementary School for the Huron-Perth Catholic District School Board. She has been involved in the implementation of the Peer Pals Program at her school for the past 5 years and uses a peer-mediated approach to create an inclusive classroom community.
Jessica will be joined by Grade 8 Students Presenting- Building Social Relationships – A Story Shared By Students:
Sara Dietrich, Brendan Gordon, Cole Martin, David Noel, Amanda Pittao, Nathan Somerton, Julia Stewart. As participants in the Peer Pals Program since grade 3 these students (one of whom has a diagnosis of Autism) will share how the Program has enriched their social relationships.