PTI Nebraska is a statewide resource for families of children with disabilities or special health care needs, that enables parents and provides them the capacity to improve the education and healthcare outcomes for their children.
INFORMED PARENTS – IMPROVED OUTCOMES FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES
Contact us if:
- You would like information about your child’s disability or special health care needs
- You have a question about your child’s special education program or related services
- You would like to schedule a workshop in your community
- You would like to talk to another parent
Board Member Highlight
Kami Jessop is the Director of Special Services for the Westside Community Schools. In this role, Kami’s responsibilities include supporting, developing, and leading the talented special education staff members of District 66, as they work collaboratively to meet the needs of students with disabilities.
Kami has been a member of the PTI Nebraska Board of Directors since the spring of 2015, but has spent her entire career serving in the field of special education, with a background in Inclusion Facilitation, Special Education Supervision, and Speech-Language Pathology. Kami holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communication Disorders, a Master of Science Degree in Speech Language Pathology, a Master of Arts Degree in Educational Administration, and an Education Specialists Degree. Kami and her husband Greg, who is an Operations Manager for BNSF Railway, have been married for 11 years and have 2 children; big-sister Harper, who is 4 years old, and newborn daughter Emery.
With a career focused on meeting the needs of individuals with disabilities, Kami has been afforded the opportunity to work collaboratively with PTI staff for a number of years. As Director of Special Services, Kami is looking forward to supporting and developing educators, while simultaneously advocating for and collaborating with students and families. While on the Board, Kami hopes to share the public school perspective with her PTI counterparts, as well as utilize the information she gains through serving, to enhance the specialized educational services provided to students across the state.