Megan McCormick is a Co-facilitator for Health Partners at HDI as well as a substitute Instructional Assistant in elementary schools in Fayette and Lincoln County Public Schools. She is enrolled part-time at the University of Kentucky to get her four year degree in Education with hopes of becoming a full-time Instructional Assistant at the elementary level. In the past she has done advocacy presentations for Supported Employment of persons with ID, Inclusive Secondary Education for persons with ID, and Supported Post-Secondary Education for persons with ID. She is an active global messenger and athletics ambassador for Special Olympics Kentucky. Other community activities she participates in include the Best Buddies Chapter at UK, Down Syndrome Association of Central Kentucky, the Council for Exceptional students at UK, and she is an alter server and communion minister at the Newman Center Holy Parish church. She enjoys playing piano, eating healthy foods, and swimming with the Fintastics Swim team.
Favorite thing about her job: “I like helping individuals with disabilities and teaching the importance of nutrition.”
Advice to someone trying to get healthy: “You have to be committed to do what is important for you to stay healthy.”