Teresa Siarnacki is a 2019-20 Teach Plus Massachusetts Policy Fellow. Teresa teaches 4th grade special education at the Henderson Inclusion School, Boston’s only fully inclusive K-12 school. Licensed in both ESL and Special Education, Teresa has worked with and within these populations to develop inclusive and need-specific curriculum that is culturally relevant and founded in social-emotional learning (SEL) principles. In 2017, Teresa was awarded the Fund for Teachers Grant and traveled to Kenya in order to cultivate a partnership with an inclusive school in Nairobi, working towards enriching the curriculum through safari research and experience. She graduated from Amherst College with BAs in Russian and Geology and from UMass Boston with an MA in Elementary Education.