Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Jamila Phillips

Hi!  My name is Jamila Phillips and I am excited to join the Harbison West family!  I am starting my 16th year of teaching.  I spent 12 years teaching special education and three years teaching Montessori at an elementary level. I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Special Education from Winthrop University and a Master of Science degree from Columbia College.  Ihave also received my credentials as a certified Elementary Level Montessori Teacher. 

I am the mother of three amazing boys, one of which attends Harbison West and the other two attend Chapin Intermediate School.  In my classroom is an amazing assistant Ms. Sharon Summers.   

If you need to reach me please do not hesitate to contact me at