Kristine Abrecht has been a stellar student in Hood College’s MS in Reading Specialization program, maintaining a GPA of 3.94. Kristine has been an elementary school teacher in the Frederick County Public Schools since 2010, where she has taught grades two, three and five. Kristine was asked to plan and implement a professional development opportunity for parents, teachers and child care professionals who worked in Frederick County where she shared the Importance of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) with the special education population.
Kristine’s exit folio artifacts and reflections made it clear to the reviewers that she has learned a great deal in the Reading Specialist program. She is truly an outstanding graduate student and we are proud to have her as an alumnus.