Dr. Megan Reister | Franciscan University of Steubenville
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    Dr. Megan Reister

    Assistant Professor of Education

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    Education

    • May, 2014 University of North Carolina at Greensboro Doctor of Philosophy – Specialized Education Services
    • June, 2006 Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Master of Education – Elementary Education
    • December, 2002 Indiana University of Pennsylvania Bachelor of Science – Education of Persons with Hearing Loss

    Professional Experience

    • Assistant Professor - Franciscan University
      • Undergraduate Reading, Early Intervention, and Inclusive Education Courses
    • Deaf/Hard of Hearing Support Itinerant Teacher – York and Adams Counties, Pennsylvania
      • Created lesson plans and Individualized Education Plans (IEPs), taught students from early intervention to seniors in high school, planned and provided transition services, wrote and implemented IEPs, acted as a liaison between school and parents, assisted in transitioning students from preschool to school age and from elementary to middle/high school levels.
      • Prepared and evaluated student assessment and student work.
      • Provided inclusion support and accommodations
      • Worked in a range of classroom settings from multiple disabilities settings (MDS) to Learning Support to Life Skills Support to regular education (e.g., hearing loss, auditory processing difficulties, learning disabilities, autism, emotional support need, oppositional defiance disorder, quadriplegic).
      • Provided autistic support services to help students develop behavioral, social, and communication skills, life skills for students with dual diagnosis of emotional disturbances in addition to moderate mental retardation, as well as multiple disabilities including moderate to severe mental retardation and physical, motor, sensory, or communication disorders.

    Current Certifications

    • Pennsylvania Elementary K – 6
    • Pennsylvania Hearing Impaired K – 12
    • Delaware Teacher of Deaf and Hard of Hearing K – 12
    • Pennsylvania Special Education PreK-8 (in process)
    • Pennsylvania Special Education 7-12 (in process)
    • North Carolina Special Education K-12 (in process)

    Professional Associations

    • Council for Exceptional Children
      • Division for Communicative Disabilities and Deafness
      • Division for Teacher Education
      • Division for Early Childhood
    • North Carolina Council for Exceptional Children
      • Division for Teacher Education
    • Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
    • The Association of College Educators-Deaf and Hard of Hearing
    • American Educational Research Association

    Professional Awards

    • University of North Carolina at Greensboro School of Education 2014 Graduate Student Research Award recipient March 2014
    • Nominated for the University of North Carolina at Greensboro School of Education 2014 Teaching Assistant Excellence Award February 2014
    • University of North Carolina at Greensboro 3MT (Three Minute Thesis) Competition Finalist November 2013
    • University of North Carolina at Greensboro Graduate Research and Creativity Expo Professional Programs category winner April 2013
    • Featured speaker, Creating a Legacy for Graduate Education Fellowship Brunch Reception Graduate Research and Creativity Expo, University of North Carolina at Greensboro April 2012
    • University of North Carolina at Greensboro Graduate Research and Creativity Expo Professional Programs category winner April 2012

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