Vice Chair of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Derrick Wesley has 20+ years of experience in Education, primarily in the area of Transition, and he is the Education Program Director at Directed Analytics. Additionally, Mr. Wesley is the founding director of the Baton Rouge Community College's (BRCC) Program for Successful Employment (PSE), a Comprehensive Transition Program in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Mr. Wesley served as a representative of Higher Ed for the Louisiana Special Education Advisory Panel, is the former Co-chair of the Capital Area Autism Network Employment Task Force. Awarded in 2022, Mr. Wesley is the Principal Investigator on a National Science Foundation Phase I STTR Grant entitled, “Automating Employability Skills Development for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Developmental Disabilities”.