Mrs. Cara Reel, M. Ed. is an Autism Specialist with the Autism Training Center. She received her Master of Education in Special Education from Fairmont State University and has seven years of teaching in the classroom within the public school system. Four of those years she worked in a self-contained classroom assisting and helping students on the Spectrum who have a variety of needs from ASD, level I to level III diagnoses. She has a real passion for helping students/individuals with communication needs, sensory needs and finding behavioral strategies to help students become successful in and out of the classroom. Mrs. Reel was teacher of the year 2019-2020 at Moorefield Elementary School. She has been married for 11 years and they have two older children, one in the Air Force reserves while working full time and one attending college while working full time. They also have two younger children still in school, who keep them very busy on the weekends with barrel racing and sporting events. Cara looks forward to servicing the Eastern Panhandle and becoming a voice for the Autism Training Center.