Deidre Gilley, Ph.D.

Deidre Gilley

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College of Education

Deidre Gilley is supported and funded through Project RAISE (Research-based Academic Interventions for Students with Extensive Support Needs) at Florida State University. Beyond being a doctoral student in special education at FSU, Deidre directs a Summer Transition Program for young adults with disabilities within the Tallahassee community. She previously was a self-contained classroom teacher in Knoxville, Tennessee, and taught abroad in Madrid, Spain. Deidre received her B.A. at Pfeiffer University in North Carolina (2017) and her M.S. at Florida State University in Florida (2018). Her research interests include targeting functional academics for students with extensive support needs. Deidre works within the General Curriculum Access (GCA) lab for Dr. Jenny Root. She is assisting in research targeting mathematical problem-solving for students with extensive support needs.