Jim Westcott



  • Former special education teacher
  • Wrote a variety of education content for education businesses, publishers, school districts, and more
  • Published twelve books in the education, school-library market and one book in the trade fiction market


Jim Westcott is a former teacher who has written on a variety of education topics. He has written content for education businesses and publishers, as well as state education departments, school districts, colleges, private schools.

Jim has also published twelve books in the education market, as well as one trade fiction book.

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