Meaghan Reilly

LEND Trainee


Meaghan Reilly is a graduate student in the Educational Psychology program with a
concentration in Special Education at the University of Connecticut. Meaghan is a recent graduate
from Southern Connecticut State University with a bachelor’s degree in Special Education K – 12.
Meaghan started her educational journey at Northwestern Connecticut Community College
where she studied American Sign Language in the Deaf Studies Program, while at the same time,
participating in a dual major focused on Birth to 2nd-grade education earning her Associate
Degree in Early Childhood Education. Aware of her passion to educate children with special
needs, Meaghan pursued her bachelor’s degree in Comprehensive Special Education at Southern
Connecticut State University. Throughout the pandemic, Meaghan completed her student
teaching in a self-contained elementary classroom helping autistic students with ability levels
ranging from second to fourth grade. She was also placed in a resource classroom environment,
teaching ninth through twelfth-grade students with a variety of disabilities. Upon graduation,
Meaghan is looking for a career in self-contained classroom serving families and children with
multiple and server disabilities.

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