$70 for APSE Members
$80 for Non-APSE Members
Missouri APSE Welcomes Erik Carter, Vanderbilt University
Pro Day 2018 - Focusing on Transition
Erik Carter, Ph.D., is Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Special Education at Vanderbilt University. His research and teaching focuses on evidence-based strategies for supporting strong transitions, integrated employment, and community participation for individuals with intellectual disability, autism, and multiple disabilities. He co-leads the TennesseeWorks Partnership, Transition Tennessee, and the Next Steps at Vanderbilt inclusive postsecondary education program.
Prior to receiving his doctorate, Dr. Carter worked as a high school teacher and transition specialist. He has published widely in the areas of educational and transition services for children and youth with disabilities, including nearly 200 articles and chapters as well as 6 books. He was the recipient of the Distinguished Early Career Research Award from the Council for Exceptional Children, the Early Career Award from the American Association for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, the Patricia L. Sitlington Research in Transition Award from the Division on Career Development and Transition, the Research Award from the Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities, and the Young Professional Award from the Association of University Centers on Disabilities. He is an active member of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center and invests in collaborative partnerships across the university, state, and country.
APSE 2018 National Conference
June 25, 2018 – Pre-Conference
June 26-28, 2018 – General Conference
Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort
Lake Buena Vista, Florida
DETAILS & REGISTRATION HERE