Special Education

  • Dale Alexander image of Mr. Alexander

    • DI Personal Choices
    • DI Practical Health and Fitness
    • DI Independent Living
    • DI Adaptive Leisure

    Education and Credentials

    • Spokane Falls Community College-AA
    • Eastern WASHINGTON University-BAE
    • Grand Canyon University, MBA, MedAdmin, MA Leadership.

    Clubs and Sports

    • Coach- Freshman football

    Favorite Ferris Memory

    •    Working with great staff

    Sam Brown image of Mr. Brown

      • Adaptive PE
      • Introduction Fitness/Weights
      • Lifetime Fitness/Advanced. Conditioning 
      • Leadership
      • Avid

      Education and Credentials

      • University of Arizona (freshman year of college)
      • Gonzaga University (Bachelors Degree)

      Clubs and Sports

      • ASB/Leadership Advisor
      • Varsity Baseball Head Coach
      • Assistant Football Coach

      Favorite Ferris Memory

      • Beating Gonzaga Prep in football my 2nd year coaching. 

    Tim Carroll image of Mr. Carroll

    • Math Practice 1
    • Math Target 1
    • Literacy Practice 1
    • Independent Living Transition
    • Adaptive Leisure

    Education and Credentials

    • WSU
    • EWU
    • Gonzaga

    Clubs and Sports

    • Coach for Special Athletes

    Favorite Ferris Memory

    •   Hard to say but probably the day I was hired at Ferris with my former wrestling coach on the interview board. Also, my first day on the job was a favorite memory because I was so nervous and at the end of the day, I knew I picked the right profession.

    Jane Draeger

    • Geometry Target
    • Geometry Support

    Education and Credentials

    • Northern Arizona University: Bachelor's of Science in Elementary and Special Education
    • Washington State University Spokane: Currently working on Master's of Educational Leadership

    Favorite Ferris Memory

    • I'm new to Ferris, so I haven't had many memories yet, but I've been so impressed with how supportive teh staff and students are at Ferris.

    Ron Evans

    • Independent Living Transition
    • Math Practice 1
    • Literacy Practice/Reading Fundamentals
    • Biology Modified/Chemistry Modified
    • US History Modified/World History Modified

    Education and Credentials

    • Spokane Falls CC first 2 years AA degree
    • EWU BAE in special education
    • Grand Canyon University Masters in Teaching

    Favorite Ferris Memory

    •  Working with all the wonderful Ferris students each year to put on the Holiday dance.

    Cheryl Gould image of Mrs. Gould

    • Independent Buisness Projects
    • Computer Applications/Career
    • Intro Business Marketing
    • Advanced Marketing/Store Opperations
    • Web Design
    • Teacher Introduction Video

    Education and Credentials

    • University of Montana! Go Griz, BA Business/Education
    • Gonzaga University, Masters Athletic Administration, Physical Education
    • Washington State University, National Board Certification

    Clubs or Sports

    • DECA

    Favorite Ferris Memory

    • Favorite Ferris memory as a student hoisting the 3rd Place trophy for Volleyball and Basketball at the state tournament. Favorite memory as a teacher seeing my DECA students on stage at the state conference and seizing them on stage at DECA Nationals. As a whole school the afternoon we spent when we had the band/carnival on the football field.

    Karissa Jacobson image of Mrs. Jacobson

    • English 9 Target
    • English 10 Target
    • English 10 Support

    Education and Credentials

    • Gonzaga University,BA in Special Education
    • Walden University, MA in Curriculum, Instruction, & Assessment
    • Gonzaga University, Professional Certificate
    • CVSD, Highly Qualified in Reading, Writing, Math

    Clubs and Sports

    • Advisor for Random Acts of Kindness

    Favorite Ferris Memory

    • "Working" with some of my favorite people!!

    Ashley Manfred image of Mrs. Manfred

    • Algebra 1 Support
    • English 11/12 Target

    Education and Credentials

    • Gonzaga University (Bachelors and Masters)

    Clubs and Sports

    • Video Game Club

    Favorite Ferris Memory

    •    My first year teaching in the old F building - so many memorable things about that year!

    Lindsey Miller image of Mrs. Miller

    • Literacy Practice 1
    • Math Practice 1
    • Independent Living Transition

    Education and Credentials

    • Eastern Washington University - Bachelors in Education Whitworth University - Masters Social and Emotional Learning

    Favorite Ferris Memory

    • Attending dances so that my students could attend and experience a school dance.

    Katie O'Connor-Brown image of Mrs. Connor-Brown

    • English 11 Support
    • Bridge to College (English 12)
    • Special Education

    Education and Credentials

    • EWU for BAed Secondary English
    • SFCC and EWU for SPED endorsement
    • GCU for Masters in Literacy Education
    • National Boards.

    Favorite Ferris Memory

    • MLK Cons watching students express their passions for social justice, especially Michael Ervin's speech in 2018. 

    Nichole Rinehart image of Ms. Renehart

    • English 9 Support
    • CAP 9-12

    Education and Credentials

    • Spokane Falls Community College; Associates Degree
    • Eastern Washington University: Bachelor's of Arts in Geography/GIS.. go eags!
    • Western Governors University: Bachelor's in Special Education/Elementary Education

    Favorite Ferris Memory

    •    My favorite 'Ferris Memory' is participating in the annual People First dance for our students with special needs!

    Joe Stachofsky image of Mr. Stachofsky

    • Target Algebra/Basic Math
    • CAP 9-12
    • Algebra Target

    Education and Credentials

    • Gonzaga university - special ed teaching degree
    • Eastern Washington university- masters degree

    Favorite Ferris Memory

    • Each year's graduation day.

    Jeanne Williams

    • Personal Choices
    • General Education Support

    Education and Credentials

    • Univ of MN Duluth Bachelor degree in Music K-12
    • Univ of Idaho Moscow Masters in Spec Ed preschool - grade 12

    Favorite Ferris Memory

    • It's my first year : )