Jacqueline Specht

Dr.  Jacqueline Specht is a professor in the faculty of Education at Western University in London Ontario. She is the director of the Centre for Inclusive Education at the Faculty, is chair of the Applied Psychology area, and has teaching responsibility in the B.Ed and graduate programs. Her research interests encompass the participation of children in the school system. Currently, her research investigates the efficacy of newly graduated teachers for teaching in diverse classrooms. Dr. Specht speaks at local, national, and international conferences for parents, educators, and researchers on working with children and youth in the inclusive classroom.