Our Consultants

Meet The Team

Meagan Gillcrist, M.A.Ed.

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Founder and Special Education Consultant of Exceptional Education by Design. Experienced classroom teacher, collaborator, instructional coach, professional developer, and special education director. Hold both a Bachelor's and Master's degree in special education. Over nine years’ experience building better outcomes for exceptional learners in secondary special education settings across multiple states. Have worked in predominately urban communities centered around creating systems of high expectancy for exceptional learners, maximizing efficiency for special educators through the development of inclusive systems, and collaborative relationship building and problem-solving with all key stakeholders.


Committed to improving special education systems and inclusive practices to build the capacity of exceptional educators and leaders. Passionate about taking the guess work out of educational development in special education programming in order for educators to do what they do best, inspire.