Caitlyn Majeika- Vanderbilt University
Born and raised in New England, Caitlyn Majeika spent the past three years as a Special Education Resource Teacher in a suburban school district in Rhode Island. During her time there, Caitlyn worked with students across a wide range of high-incidence disabilities in grades two through six. In this role, she provided direct behavior support and access to the Common Core curriculum in the general education classroom, in addition to providing individualized interventions in reading, writing, and math in the resource setting. Caitlyn consulted with general education teachers to facilitate the use of behavior supports in their classrooms. In addition, Caitlyn also served as a Catalyst Teacher on her district’s Digital Literacy Committee and coached the middle school’s Unified Basketball team.
Caitlyn holds both a Bachelor’s in Elementary/Special Education and a Master’s of Education in Special Education from Vanderbilt University. Caitlyn is following her passion of supporting students with high-incidence disabilities as she pursues a Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University with a focus on supporting students with challenging behavior in the classroom. Beyond academics, Caitlyn enjoys running, cooking new recipes, curling up with a good book, and spending time with her family.