Embedding Inclusive PSE Within the IHE Community: One University’s Experience

Author: Ann Marie Licata

Dr. Ann Marie Licata serves as the Director of the Pennsylvania Inclusive Higher Education Consortium. She comes to her role with a breadth of experiences including classroom teaching, elementary and middle school principalships in both public and private schools, teaching in higher education and served as the Assistant State Director for a non-profit organization, Communities In Schools. With nearly 30 years of service to students, families, and the communities enable her to dynamically lead the activities of the Consortium. Her research interest in disability studies and advocacy, leadership, and institutional mission are a natural fit for the worthy work she pursues. Dr. Licata has successfully presented her research at state, national, and international levels. Her most recent publication “Focus on Down Syndrome…. A Case Study” is featured in Pediatric Physical Therapy, 5th edition. Inspired by her loving family which includes six children, Dr. Licata resides in Hummelstown, PA.