Erik W. Carter
Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Special Education
Erik Carter, Ph.D., is Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Special Education at Vanderbilt University. His research, teaching, and writing focuses on evidence-based strategies for supporting inclusion, belonging, and relationships in school, work, community, and congregational settings for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. He has published widely in the areas of educational and transition services for individuals with disabilities, including nearly 200 articles/chapters and 6 books. He has received research awards from the Council for Exceptional Children, the American Association for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and the Association of University Centers on Disabilities. He leads the Transition Tennessee Project (www.transitiontn.org) and the TennesseeWorks Partnership (www.tennesseeworks.org). He lives outside Nashville, Tennessee with his wife and three children.
Wednesday, July 25
10:50 AM – 12:00 PM