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 18th year of teaching.  I spent 14 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.  I have also received my credentials as a certified Elementary Level Montessori Teacher and a certificate endorement in Teaching Children of Poverty (PK-Grade 12)

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.   

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