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, Special Education (SPED)
Program Director, Special Education (SPED)
Phone: (206) 296-5775
Building/Room: Loyola 311
Neria Sebastien is an Assistant Professor of Special Education, in the College of Education at Seattle University. 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 teacher education faculty at Seattle University 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.
Research and Teaching Interests
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.