APS Inclusive Schools Week: Meet Champion of Inclusion Marsha Sims

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Atlanta Public Schools salutes, Sutton Middle School Parent Marsha Sims, as a 2016 Champion of Inclusion!

Marsha Sims is currently serving her second year as the Chair of the Special Education Committee for Sutton Middle School.  Previously, she held the volunteer position of Chair of Special Services at Morris Brandon Elementary School.  She is a member of Decoding Dyslexia Georgia and The Junior League of Atlanta, and regularly attends conferences presented by the International Dyslexia Association.  She has been a volunteer for Dyslexia Day at the Georgia Capitol and is an active advocate for Dyslexia awareness.  Ms. Sims is a graduate of Randolph-Macon Woman’s College and obtained her MA in Journalism from the University of Georgia.  She began her career as a reporter for Georgia Public Broadcasting’s political show, “Lawmakers,” and as a producer for WAGA Fox5’s television show, “Good Day Atlanta.”

Many thanks to Marsha Sims for her advocacy work in the dyslexia community and championing the cause throughout metro Atlanta.

Atlanta Public Schools (APS) joins school districts and communities around the world in celebrating Inclusive Schools Week (ISW) December 5-9, with events and activities in classrooms, schools and communities to raise awareness of educational practices that reach students with disabilities or have diverse backgrounds. This year’s theme is “Champions of Inclusion: POWerful Things Happen in Inclusive Schools.”

 

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