What Leaders In The Field Are Saying About the Center
"This program thoughtfully brings together cutting edge partners that together will create a high-caliber, hands-on environment for learning. Those that complete the program will be sought after by many school systems for leadership positions in special education."
- Kim Lewis, EdD
All Kennedy Krieger Institute training faculty in the fellowship program have extensive experience working in the broad field of neurodevelopmental disabilities, ranging from laboratory to clinical and educational settings. Our multidisciplinary core faculty includes members who hold academic appointments through the Johns Hopkins University Schools of Medicine, Public Health, Education, Business, and Arts & Sciences, and through Towson University.
Neuroscience of Learning & the Learner
Principles of Behavior Change
Knowledge Acquisition and Evidence-Based Practice
- Core Director: Christopher L. Smith, Ph.D.
- Waylon Howard, Ph.D.
Leadership, Law, and Management Principles
Lisa Carey, M.A.
After graduating from St. Mary’s College of Maryland with a B.A. in history, Lisa received her master of arts in teaching from Goucher College with dual certification in special education and social studies education. In 2013, she completed her Administrator One Certification through Towson University. Before she was accepted as one of the inaugural fellows at the Center for Innovation and Leadership in Special Education, Lisa was a special education teacher in St. Mary’s and Baltimore counties, specializing in inclusion practices for students with emotional-behavioral and developmental disabilities. She has taught as adjunct special education faculty at St. Mary’s College of Maryland and Towson University.
Lisa joined CILSE as an education consultant in 2014, where she provides consultation and training services to educators, researchers, and clinicians in order to promote best practices in the field of special education.