K-12 Public Education Films
Inspiring rage to change
Films that inspire rage for systemic change!
Stacie helps parents and school district administrators by offering solutions about urban K-12 public education issues through film.
What makes stacie unique?
- Stacie McClam is a filmmaker and former educator who has taught across the United States and abroad. Stacie’s company, School Dismissed, inspires rage for systemic change in education by exposing the realities that occur in schools through film.
- Stacie was bused to magnet schools outside of her neighborhood from first grade through high school.
- Stacie taught 1st grade through 4th grade, but mostly 1st grade.
- Stacie was an elementary teacher for 10 years.
- She taught in Washington, D.C., Denver, Los Angeles County, Japan, and Kuwait.
- She has 3 different experiences of beginning a teaching assignment in the middle of the school year. This is important to note because due to the negative school culture, the level of at-school trauma that her young students experienced was intensified. As a result, she suffered from secondary traumatic stress and PTSD.
- Stacie taught for 2 years and then went to law school to learn how laws impact public education. After graduating from law school, she returned to the classroom for 8 more years.