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Kerrie Shapiro

Disability Specialist, College of Professional Studies & UNH Law
Pronouns: She/her/hers

Kerrie is from Massachusetts and grew up exploring New Hampshire.  As a Disability Specialist, she supports students by collaborating with them to find accommodations that are best suited to their needs.  Kerrie's goal is to continuously work through each semester to ensure that her students receive the support they need.  While each class and semester is different, Kerrie is always available to help students.  Additionally, she assists the faculty and other members on campus with implementing accommodations for their students.  Kerrie is passionate about her work in SAS and is committed to helping the students grow with their independence and self-advocacy skills.  Kerrie is primarily based on the College of Professional Studies & UNH Law campuses.

Kerrie graduated from Bridgewater State University, receiving her B.A. in Sociology with a Concentration in Education and a Master's Degree in Special Education.  During undergrad, she served as a peer mentor for her Student Accessibility Services Office, helping first year’s students learn how to navigate college life and how to advocate for themselves.  Kerrie was also their Graduate Assistant for two years while completing her Master's Program.  She also hosted events for the students, informational sessions, communicating with students and community members.  Kerrie's specialty area was the peer mentoring program; supervising the mentors and meeting with mentees, passionately watching a student grow and thrive, is the best part of her job.

She is excited to become a part of the UNH community.  Kerrie is looking forward to working and collaborating with the UNH community.