Jaclyn Silvaearned a bachelor’s degree from Rhode Island College in elementary education and special education with a focus on severe intellectual disabilities. She holds a New Hampshire Education License for Elementary Education and General Special Education. Before she joined the Birchtree staff, Ms. Silva worked as a Special Education Teacher at a nonprofit special educational school serving students with developmental disabilities and other challenges. She has also worked as a lead preschool teacher and as a camp counselor serving campers with special needs. Ms. Silva joined the Birchtree team in 2015 and was promoted to the role of Special Education Case Manager that same year.