• Jennifer Bastian (Stendahl)

    I am a Jamestown Alumni and just made the leap back into Special Education at Jefferson Middle School and I love it!

    I am a "no news is good news" teacher who focus's on building relationships with students and teaching social and interpersonal skills. We take time to celebrate our accomplishments as a class and individually.  I am a huge fan of Brian Mendler's work.

    I also attended and graduated from Jamestown Community College, SUNY Fredonia, and Mercyhurst University.  I am both pre-k-6th grade elementary education certified and Birth - 9th grade Special education certified. 

    I spent many years at Salamanca City Schools and earned tenure in both Special Education and Elementary Education.  I taught Behavioral Education in a small classroom at a variety of levels, and Autism Support classroom and a classroom for students with developmental disabilities.  There isn't much I haven't seen or taught.  



     Jenn & daughter

Phone: 716-483-4401


Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Jennifer Bastian Stendahl

  • Suggested Classroom Donations:


    A Crayon box - any color

    Crayons - 24 pak 

    Glue Sticks - purple is better

    A container of play-doh

    Headphones - not ear buds.

    Suggested List


    Please send a full change of clothes in a labeled zip-loc bag.


    Please write names in shoes.


    A filled water bottle daily - please no colored liquids as they stain

    Sneakers daily - no flip flops, please.


    We do a lot of reading and hands-on learning in our classroom. If you feel so inclined our classroom Amazon Wish List is here.


    Amazon Class Wish List


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