Cailin has taught all the core academic subjects (language arts, math and science) for K-12 students for more than 13 years. Her subject matter expertise is diverse and highly interdisciplinary, spanning the arts, humanities, and sciences. As a director, writer, and editor of educational content and programming, her knowledge and expertise are invaluable to her students. Caitlin is also intimately familiar with educational technology, test development, and other forms of assessment. She has worked with students of all ages, including ESL/ELL students and those who struggle with learning and behavioral challenges like Dyslexia, Autism, ADD, and ADHD. Her teaching repertoire includes language study, linguistics, writing, literature, and historical studies such as archaeology, art history, and history and well-versed in related disciplines such as mythological studies, folklore studies, classical studies, Celtic studies, and cultural heritage studies. She firmly believes in a holistic approach to learning and that a well-rounded education is essential for success in academia and life. She believes that students should take responsibility for their learning and encourages her students to be creative problem solvers and critical thinkers. In 2009, Caitlin graduated with honors from the Honors Program at the University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford, Connecticut, receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in English Language, Literature, and Linguistics, with a French minor. In 2013, she graduated from the University of Glasgow in Glasgow, Scotland, with a Master of Letters degree in Medieval and Renaissance Studies. During her undergraduate studies, she studied abroad at the University of York in England. She also completed coursework at Trinity College, the University of Hartford, and Central Connecticut State University through the Hartford Consortium for Higher Education. She was privileged to be one of only three students accepted into her graduate program at the University of Glasgow, a program that was one of a kind. Caitlin is a published poet and author who is exceptionally gifted with ancient and modern languages, as well as music and other creative processes. Inspiring curiosity and lifelong learning, her lessons are engaging and challenge her students to pursue their goals.
MLitt in Medieval and Renaissance Studies - University of Glasgow - Glasgow, Scotland - 2013
B.A. in English Language, Literature, and Linguistics - University of Saint Joseph - West Hartford, CT - 2009
Participant of the University of Saint Joseph's Honors Program-2008
Recipient of the Presidential Scholarship Award and Housing Scholarship Award from the University of Saint Joseph-2008
Undergraduate Teaching Assistant experience as a Writing Associate and Professional Online Tutor at the University of Saint Joseph-2008
One of two students in graduating class awarded the highest rating of 5 on required Writing Portfolio for the University of Saint Joseph-2008