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Curtis McConnell

Curtis McConnell has served as a Special Education Teacher for the past two years at Ocean Shores Elementary, working closely with students with moderate to severe disabilities. Curtis has worked diligently to support students to provide an inclusive and equitable education.


While completing his Bachelor’s in Kinesiology at Western Washington University, Curtis interned at an adaptive aquatics center where he was inspired to with work students with disabilities. Before joining the OSE team, Curtis taught special education at a middle school in Olympia. Curtis completed his Master’s in Education and moved to Grays Harbor where he lives with his wife, daughter, and two German Shepherds.


When working with students, Curtis believes that building connections with students by practicing compassion and empathy fosters a positive learning environment where students can learn and grow.