Erica Walters currently serves as the Program Coordinator of the ClemsonLIFE Program at Clemson University. She began her career of working with the special needs population in 1996 working at Camp Hope/Sertoma, which is a camp that is part of the Outdoor Lab at Clemson University. Erica has a BA in Early Childhood Education from LaGrange College, a MEd in Special Education from Clemson University, an EdS in Administration and Supervision from Clemson University, and is currently working on her PhD in Educational Leadership at Clemson University.
Erica was employed by the public school system for 15 years, with 8 of those years in the classroom as a Special Education teacher and 7 of those years serving in the capacity of Behavior Interventionist, Autism Specialist and Elementary Coordinator at the district level. Erica serves on the Advisory Board for Pickens County First Steps and Pickens County Department of Disabilities and Special Needs, along with serving on Child Health and Well-Being Coalition Leadership Team for Children's Health of SC. She has enjoyed her time with ClemsonLIFE in the capacity of Coordinator and looks forward to collaborating with other postsecondary transition programs to have a positive impact on across the country.