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Claire Hatton


Program Director

Claire came to Bessie’s Hope with a Bachelor of Arts in English Writing and a Masters of Education. She also studied at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. Before joining the Bessie’s Hope team, Claire was an elementary school teacher in the Indianapolis Public School District. She provided students effective core instruction while offering supplementary support and interventions to students in need, ESL students, and Special Education students. Claire’s education and work experience make her a perfect fit for Bessie’s Hope.