Meagan Alderton Bio
Program Quality Specialist
Meagan’s work at the Co-op emphasizes practical and data driven approaches to improving outcomes for all students. As Director of Professional Development, Meagan co-designed INCLUDE DC – a graduate-level course for general education teachers working in inclusive classrooms, authored a Behavior and Discipline Toolkit, and assisted three new LEAs in designing and implementing special education programming. Meagan has over eight years of experience in the field of Special Education: she has served as a Special Education Director for a DC charter school and taught in both the public and nonpublic sectors. Meagan has provided both school level and city-wide staff development on various topics including courses such as Special Education for General Education Teachers and Effective Strategies for Teaching Vocabulary in the content areas, and served as adjunct instructor at the Catholic University of America.
Meagan received a Masters in Special Education from Towson University and a Bachelor of Arts, double major in Communication Studies and Women’s Studies, from York University.