Emily Quetone Khan

Authentic Education Consultant

Emily Quetone Khan (she/her) has 20 years of experience in PreK-12 education as a special education classroom teacher, inclusion specialist, learning specialist and as a leader in public, charter, non-public (NPS), independent and non-traditional school settings across the United States. She is currently the Director of Learning Services at a PreK-12 independent school where she promotes student-centered, equitable, and inclusive teaching and learning practices to support all students in and out of the classroom. 

Emily is deeply committed to advancing the equity and social justice work integral to inclusive education, to reimagining curriculum and instruction in schools, and to creating educational systems & structures that better reflect the needs, identities and lived experiences of all kinds of learners, families and teachers. She has a bachelor’s degree in Native American Studies & Education from Dartmouth College, an Education Specialist Credential, and a Master’s in Special Education from San Francisco State University.

Emily is also an avid reader, food lover, and musician who enjoys traveling and outdoor adventures with her partner, their two children, dog and cat.

Emily’s Blog Series: Having the “Right” Conversations about Teaching Reading

Why the “reading wars” mindset fails our students and what we can do about it

Emily’s Writing

Check out Emily’s latest posts to the Authentic Education blog.

“Am I doing this right??” Is a nervous refrain I’ve heard from […]
My first grader read aloud to me from a decodable text they […]
I take pride in being a lifelong learner. I am always seeking […]

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