Abbey Clements


Abbey Clements was a second grade teacher at Sandy Hook School for eleven years. She and her students survived the shooting on December 14, 2012, which took the lives of 20 first graders and six educators.

Since the shooting, Abbey has become a gun violence prevention activist; she is both a Survivor Fellow with Everytown for Gun Safety and a Survivor Engagement Lead for the Connecticut chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. Abbey taught at Sandy Hook School for two and a half years after the tragedy and is now teaching 4th grade at another Newtown elementary school.