Gail T. Morris, Native American Education Program Manager
Gail T. Morris, is NuuChahNulth FN, Ahousat Band. She started her career as the Title Vll Coordinator in the Edmonds School District #15 for six years and taught 5th grade for her practicum. She also worked for the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe at the Muckleshoot Tribal School where she taught fourth grade for four years. Here she was on the Leadership Team, Accreditation Team, PLC Leadership Team, Instructional Team Leader grades 3-5, Since Time Immemorial Tribal Sovereignty Curriculum Trainer, Culture and Language Leadership Team, and Middle School Co-ed Soccer Team Coach. Gail also worked at the Muckleshoot Tribal College as the Muckleshoot Occupational Skills Training (MOST) Instructor. She also participates in Tribal Journeys and travels with her canoe family on Vancouver Island, BC, and her adopted tribe Muckleshoot and their canoe family.
Janine Tillotson, Native Education Intervention Specialist
Janine Tillotson, is a member of the Tlingit Tribe. She has worked for Seattle Public Schools for 20 years as an elementary teacher, a consulting teacher, and a professional development school coach. She served as a Consulting Teacher with the Seattle Public Schools Office of Native American Education for several years and was the Executive Director of the IWASIL Boys and Girls Club. Ms. Tillotson developed and managed an after school program for Native youth in Seattle Schools funded by the City of Seattle . She has also developed and presented materials on working with Native youth and their families and teaching about Native American culture in a culturally appropriate manner to administrators and school staffs. Ms. Tillotson has worked with teachers, administrators and the Native community to advocate for Native youth in the Seattle Public Schools. Contact Janine at;
Vicki Segundo - After School Program, Lead Teacher
Vicki Segundo has been employed in the Seattle School District since 1982. Prior to joining the Huchoosedah Program as a consulting teacher, she worked at Van Asselt Elementary School as a 5th grade teacher, special-ed resource room teacher and teacher for English Language Learners. Vicki received degrees from Antioch University (BA & MA) and also Special Education training. She received her ESL endorsement at Seattle Pacific University. In addition to teaching, Vicki performs with the Haida Heritage Foundation dance group. If you would like to contact them for performance information please contact Vicki at firstname.lastname@example.org