Tamara Jones is a fifth grades special education teacher at the Paul Robeson School in Brooklyn, New York (P.S. 191), who has been working in the NYC DOE since 1998. She is a graduate of the College of New Rochelle (1998) and Long Island University (M.S., 2003), where she took a specialization in Learning Disabilities. At P.S. 191, Ms. Jones is the member of a team of teachers who were recognized with an award by their school network for exemplary practices in teaching. The talented faculty, under strong leadership, brought P.S. 191, a failing school in the early 1990′s, to its current status as a high-performing, well-developed school. The implementation of Unison Reading exemplifies the kind of innovations that have enabled the school to successfully meet the needs of students.
Special Education and Learning Cultures