Congratulations to Kathleen Sullivan who was honored by Carlow University with its Graduate Adjunct Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award. A preschool service coordinator in the AIU’s DART program, Ms. Sullivan is also an instructor at the university where she teaches a variety of early intervention-related topics such as differentiated instruction. The honor was bestowed by Carlow's education faculty of the College of Learning and Innovation during a May 10 awards ceremony. At the AIU, Ms. Sullivan coordinates the student transition process into the DART program, provides professional development and attends IEP meetings.
Ms. Sullivan began her career with the AIU in 1992 as a teacher assistant and assisted with the implementation of IEP goals in collaboration with staff and families. In 1999, she became a special education teacher and was promoted to her current position of coordinator in 2007. Since 2009, Ms. Sullivan has taught aspiring student teachers first at the University of Pittsburgh and then at Carlow University. She holds a bachelor's degree from California University of Pennsylvania and a master's degree from the University of Pittsburgh. Ms. Sullivan spends her days working to make the world a better place for young children and ensuring that our youngest students have the opportunity to gain the education that they deserve.