Shawnee Mission special educator Carrie Paulin named Outstanding Educator of Students with Autism

Carrie Paulin, a special education teacher in the Shawnee Mission School District, has been named the Outstanding Educator of Students with Autism.

Shawnee Mission special education teacher Carrie Paullin’s work helping students with autism has not gone unnoticed.

Paullin has been selected to receive the 2019 Outstanding Educator of Students with Autism Award by the Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavior Disorders.

“We acknowledge and commend your outstanding achievement and excellence in service to area schools, including the Shawnee Mission School District,” wrote Kaye Otten, symposium chair, in a letter congratulating Paullin. “As a career educator of students with disabilities especially those with autism spectrum disorder, your dedication and expertise in the implementation of evidence-based practices, family support and training in addition to your activities outside of the classroom are a testament to your professionalism.”