Doctoral Student - Cohort 1
University of Georgia
Catherine is pursuing a doctorate in early childhood special education from the University of Georgia. As a doctoral student, Catherine’s research interests include interdisciplinary teaming in early intervention, family and community member participation in IDEA Part C Interagency Coordinating Councils and workforce preparation for early childhood special education providers. Catherine earned her bachelor’s in special education with an emphasis in birth through kindergarten from the University of Georgia, and later earned a Master of Social Work from Valdosta State University. She has previously worked as a preschool special education teacher and a service coordinator and developmental specialist for Babies Can’t Wait, Georgia’s early intervention program.