Carol L Ely
- Community Program Specialist
Ms. Ely is Community Program Specialist, working on both projects and committees, including the College of Direct Support, Quality Mall, and ICI's Community Advisory Council.
As a self advocate, Ms. Ely reviews content for online classes delivered via the College of Direct Support to see that course writers are using language that is respectful, person-centered, and accessible for the diverse students in the direct support profession; and sharing respectful, person-centered resources.
For the Quality Mall, she helps manage content for the online resource directory focusing on person-centered supports for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
Ms Ely created and manages the "Grief, Loss, and End of Life" Department on the Quality Mall.
Ms. Ely also assists with coordinating meeting topics for the Community Advisory Council, comprised of leaders in the community who provide input on the Institute's activities. Ms Ely also provides support for a Self Advocate on the Council.
Ms. Ely has a Bachelors of Science Degree from the University of Minnesota.