Keynote Speakers


Dr. Bree Jimenez is a Special Education and Research Consultant with Mater Dei, Camden and Visiting Scholar in Special Education with the Faculty of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney. Before coming to Australia, she was an assistant professor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She was a classroom teacher of students with moderate-severe intellectual disability.

Bree’s research focuses on general curriculum access and assessment for students with severe disabilities. She has published several research manuscripts in peer reviewed journals, multiple book chapters, academic programs, and a book on strategies to support academics for students with severe disabilities. She works closely with school systems and state departments of education both nationally and internationally.