Neria Sebastien, EdD

EdD, Educational Leadership, Concordia University
MST, Special Education, Fordham University
BA, Childhood Education, Concentration in Science Education, Brooklyn College
AA, Childhood Education, Concentration in Special Education, Caribbean Union Teacher's College

Assistant Professor, School Psychology (SPSY)

Phone: (206) 296-5775

Building/Room: Loyola 311

Neria Sebastien is an Assistant Professor in the College of Education, Department of School Psychology at Seattle University with a focus on special education. He has a Doctoral degree in Educational Leadership from Concordia University. He also earned a master’s degree in Special Education from Fordham University and an undergraduate degree in Elementary Education from The City University of New York’s Brooklyn College.

Before joining the faculty at Seattle University College of Education in 2019, he was an Assistant Professor of Special Education, Director of Online Learning, and Co-Director of the Center for Education Equity and Diversity (CEED) at Walla Walla University. His combined K-12 teaching experience spans twelve years in Saint Lucia, New York City, Hawaii, and Oregon.

Dr. Sebastien has coordinated research projects in MTSS, pre-service teacher education, special education, inclusion, and rural schools. He is interested in investigating the best educational outcomes for exceptional learners in K – 12 learning environments through effective pre-service teacher education.