Jan is the Student Support Specialist at Northgate Middle School in the North Kansas City School District. Her mission is to end exclusionary practices and work to build the school community. She works with the administrative team to implement restorative discipline practices in the classrooms and the school. Jan has 37 years of experience with students with disabilities, first as a music therapist, and then as a special educator for students with emotional disturbances and behavior disorders. Jan also serves as the behavior specialist for the NKC district before- and after-school care program.