JENNIFER KATZ, PhD, taught for 16 years in diverse classrooms from K to 12, including special education
and inclusive classrooms in Winnipeg and Vancouver. She has also served as a resource teacher and
counsellor. Her work as an advocate of inclusive education has spanned several countries, provinces, and
territories, and multiple audiences, including students, parents, teachers, educational leaders, and
curriculum and policy development ministries. Dr. Katz received the MCEC Outstanding Achievement
Award for Leadership, 2016. She now serves as an Assistant Professor of Inclusive Education at the
University of British Columbia.