Monique Somma Ph.D - Changing Perspectives

Monique Somma Ph.D

Dr. Monique Somma is an assistant professor in the Department of Educational Studies at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. Currently, she co-develops and teaches pre-service educator courses on topics such as child development, cognition, and inclusion in order to help prepare future teachers to meet the needs of diverse learners in the classroom. A 15-year veteran elementary teacher focused on special education and inclusion, Monique’s research examines preschool to secondary educator preparedness for inclusive education, from attitudes and beliefs to learning and practice; best practices for creating inclusive classrooms and schools for students with disabilities; and the power of peer involvement in enhancing inclusion. Monique became a board member in June 2023.


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