Kaitlin is an elementary (1-6) and special (K-12, mild/moderate cross-categorical) education teacher in Saint Louis, Missouri. Additionally, Kaitlin is a literacy specialist for grades K-12. A third generation teacher, Kaitlin is originally from western New York, where she earned both of her university degrees. First, she attended Niagara University (Vincentian affiliation) for her bachelor’s in elementary and special education, with a focus on literacy (2011). Second, Kaitlin attended the University at Buffalo (SUNY) for her masters of education in literacy (2013). After graduate school, Kaitlin moved to Saint Louis, Missouri, where she started working in the Missouri Schools for the Severely Disabled. In December 2014, Kaitlin began her tenure in the Special School District of St. Louis County, where she has been assigned to Fairview Primary School (Jennings, MO).