Benjamin Farrey-Latz is a special education teacher in the St. Paul Public Schools School District. He has worked in education since 1996 in private, public, and charter schools as both a general and special education teacher. After working several years at the elementary level, Benjamin completed his master’s degree at the University of Minnesota. His thesis focused on methods of teaching social skills to children with special needs. Benjamin is also the author of “I Can Learn Social Skills! Poems About Getting Along, Being a Good Friend and Growing Up".