About Carrie Basas, Sarah Arvey, Warren Lybbert and Julian Robinson:
Carrie Basas, Esq., M.Ed. (she/her) -Director - WA State Governor's Office of the Education Ombuds
Carrie is a former civil rights and labor law attorney. For many years, she was a law professor, specializing in disability rights, criminal justice, and ethics. She has taught at the University of North Carolina School of Law, Penn State University, Case Western Reserve University, the University of Tulsa College of Law, and Saint Joseph's College of Maine. In 2014, Carrie returned to graduate school to attain a MEd in Education Policy, Organizations, and Leadership from the University of Washington. Carrie is also a graduate of Swarthmore College (Honors B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Sociology/Anthropology) and Harvard Law School (Juris Doctorate degree).
Sarah Arvey (she/her) - PhD Candidate and Teacher - University of Washington, College of Education
Sarah is a co-developers of "The-Out-of-Five Project": Disability History and Pride learning resources (freely available at http://bit.ly/One_Out_of_Five). She was a classroom teacher in a variety of special education settings for eight years and an avid education activist. Her current teaching and research focuses on disability history and identity and ableism in schools with attention to intersectionality and critical pedagogy.
Warren Lybbert (he/him) - High School Student - Quincy High School
Warren is a student storyteller as part of "The-One-Out-of Five Project".
Julian Robinson (he/him) - High School Student - Student Washington School for the Deaf
Julian Robinson was a student storyteller as part of "The-One-Out-of Five-Project". Julian describes himself as a Black Deaf young man that desires equality for all to achieve success.