Lisa Ulmer serves as the Program Associate Director and Director of Academic Development of the Destination Dawgs program at the Institute on Human Development and Disability (IHDD) at the College of Family and Consumer Sciences. She joined the Destination Dawgs team in 2016 as the Academic Instructor. Lisa earned her Ph.D. from UGA in Special Education in 2008 and received her Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees from Florida State University. Her responsibilities include overseeing all program components related to academics including assessment, teaching, advisement, registration, assistive technology, accommodations and modifications, as well as oversees the day to day operations of the program. Lisa works directly with professors and instructors to expand and support inclusion in academic courses. Lisa worked in special education for thirteen years prior to working at UGA. She has taught students with intellectual disabilities in a community based vocational setting as well as in an inclusive classroom setting. She most recently served as a Department Head for Special Education in Oconee County. She is a member of the Association on Higher Education and Disability, Georgia Association of Educators, Southeast Postsecondary Education Alliance, Georgia Inclusive Postsecondary Education Consortium, NEGATT RESA Transition Consortia and the GA Council for Exceptional Children among others.