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Bachelor of Science, Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Cincinnati

Master of Arts, Speech-Language Pathology, George Washington University

Caroline Damren

Copyright and Accessibility Specialist

Why I Choose to Work at Academic Innovation

I chose to work for the Center for Academic Innovation because of it’s mission to remove barriers to access to higher education and find creative ways to engage all learners. I was also drawn to the dynamic and inclusive culture at CAI, where creativity and collaboration is valued. I am eager to be part of a team with a strong commitment to advancing the future of education.

Current Roles/Previous Experience

Caroline works on copyright and accessibility issues in the online education landscape through hands-on review of content being used across online and hybrid degree programs. She helps schools and faculty navigate any issues with copyright and accessibility in the context of these programs. While a member of the Operations Team, she works with other teams across the Center for Academic Innovation, including the Design Management, Learning Experience Design, and Online Hybrid Program teams.

Prior to joining CAI, Caroline was a school based Speech-Language Pathologist before her most recent role as a Student Support Coordinator, she led special education teams and managed the process for both Special Education or Section 504 services. In this role, she became well versed in special education law and worked closely with parents and staff to work collaboratively to support students. She is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

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Communication Development and Disorders
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