Kiara Pusey, M.Ed
Kiara was admitted to East Carolina University in 2010 as a Speech Pathology major with a minor in art. After taking a required Special Education foundation course, she realized that she had a keen interest in children with special needs. After changing her path and declaring a major in Special Education, a host of doors were opened that afforded Kiara several opportunities to gain experience in the field. While in school, she worked as a part-time ABA (Applied Behavioral Analysis) Therapist, a Therapeutic Integration Technician, and an Autism Support Professional. She serviced individuals in Washington DC, Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina. She has a total of 11 years of experience in Special Education.
Kiara graduated from East Carolina with a Bachelor of Science in Adapted Special Education, and a teaching license in Special Education K-12. She also holds a Master of Education in Curriculum Instruction with a concentration in Assistive Technology from George Mason University. Kiara spent four years teaching Special Education at the elementary and middle school levels in Howard County Public Schools and three years as an Assistive Technology Consultant in Prince George's County Public Schools. Kiara currently serves as an Assistive Technology Specialist at Kennedy Krieger Institute in Maryland.