Carrie Portrie

Doctoral Student, Department of Education
Carsey Fellow
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Carrie is a Carsey Fellow for New Hampshire Listens. Carrie’s work with NH Listens began in mid-2016 supporting early childhood community engagement and coalition building in eight communities. She is a doctoral candidate in Education: Children and Youth in Communities at UNH, holding a B.A. in Anthropology and Sociology from Roger Williams University and a masters in Early Childhood Education: Special Needs with graduate certificates in Leadership in Children’s Health and Disability and Assistive Technology. Since 2013, she has coordinated the  Early Childhood Special Education Assistive Technology (EC-SEAT) project coordinator for Dr. Leslie Couse and Dr. Eun Kyeong Cho. She also has provided program evaluation support on the NH-ME Leadership Education for Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) with Dr. Peter Antal and Dr. Betsy Humphreys. She is interested in supporting coordinated and integrated systems that help build more inclusive and accessible learning, work, and care environments for children, families, and communities in and outside of New Hampshire. She believes in a commitment to utilizing reflective and evolving frameworks that focus on collaborative inquiry, reflection, and dynamic design.