Jennifer Stendahl and her daughter.
Mrs. Jennifer Bastian Stendahl

Phone: 716-483-4401


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Mrs. Jennifer Bastian Stendahl

  • About Me

    I am a Jamestown Alumni and thrilled to be teaching at Clinton V. Bush Elementary School for my fourth year.  I was lucky enough to loop with many of my first grade students and continue to see them grow into strong second grade learners!  This year is the second year that I get to teach Kindergarten!  I love helping our learners start their school career with love and learning.

    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.  


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