Carson Quillinan is interning part-time at NDRN for the 2021-2022 academic school year. Carson serves on the public policy team, specifically with a focus on education. Carson received a B.A. in Special Education from Clemson University and is currently pursuing a Ed. M. in Education Policy and Analysis from Harvard Graduate School of Education. Prior to her attending graduate school, Carson taught as a special education teacher both in Texas and in Florida. She has also served as a summer policy intern at Disability Rights—Texas. Carson’s passion for disability rights and accessible, equitable education is through her experiences advocating for students within the classroom.