Caitlin has worked and taught in K-12 and higher education for more than 12 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. Caitlin has worked and researched extensively in the arts, humanities, and sciences. Her field expertise and teaching repertoire primarily include language study, linguistics, writing, literature, and historical studies such as archaeology, art history, and history. However, she is well-versed in related disciplines such as mythological studies, folklore studies, classical studies, Celtic studies, and cultural heritage studies. Her professional work incorporates vast knowledge in education and technology, among other disciplines. She firmly believes in a holistic approach to learning and that a well-rounded education is essential for success in academia and life. All of her lessons incorporate different learning styles and cater specifically to meet the needs of her students. She adamantly believes that students should take responsibility for their learning and behavior 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. Her undergraduate and graduate degree programs integrated study in a variety of fields and were incredibly unique. 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. Her lessons are engaging and challenge her students to pursue their goals. She inspires curiosity and encourages lifelong learning in her students.
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