Dr. Adam Meyer was named Director of Student Accessibility Services in June, 2013 and Acting Director of Inclusive Education Services in July 2015. Since his arrival to UCF he has implemented a new social model of service delivery, which has increased the number of students receiving services by 51% in the past two years. Dr. Meyer was recently appointed as a Director-At-Large Board Member of the Association of Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD). Prior to coming to UCF, Dr. Meyer served as a director of the Disability Resource Center at Eastern Michigan University and the Disability Services Program Manager at Saint Louis University. Dr. Meyer earned his Doctoral degree in Higher Education Administration at Saint Louis University.
Carley Blades joined Inclusive Education Services as the Assistant Director in September of 2016. Previously Carley worked in the UCF Department of Housing and Residence Life and was a secondary education teacher and Professional School Counselor for students with exceptionalities. Carley graduated with Honors from UCF in 2009 with a B.S. in English Language Arts Education and in 2013 earned her M.Ed. in Counselor Education from UCF. In her free time, Carley enjoys reading the paper, running, and traveling.
Andrew Quigley joined Inclusive Education Services (IES) and Student Accessibility Services (SAS) as an Accessibility Consultant in June of 2017. Previously, Andrew was the Graduate Assistant for the Assistant Vice President of the Learning Support Services at the University of Central Florida (UCF). In May of 2017, Andrew graduated from UCF with his Master of Arts in Educational Leadership. Prior to UCF, Andrew received his bachelor’s degree at Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania and then worked for the Pittsburgh Penguins organization. In his free time, Andrew enjoys kayaking, playing hockey, and going to the beach.
Elizabeth Nemec has worked with University of Central Florida since 2010 and graduated from University of Central Florida with a BA Degree in Criminal Justice. She enjoys reading, watching football, and spending time with her family.
Faith Burns, native of Daytona Beach, FL, is a sophomore at the University of Central Florida pursuing a degree in Psychology and minoring in Spanish. In addition to being a Resource Facilitator in IES, she is the Leadership Excellence Board Executive Director for UCF’s LEAD Scholars Academy and is a member of a number of RSOs on campus. In her spare time, she enjoys visiting Disney with friends, reading and going to UCF’s Recreation and Wellness Center.
Karina Mia Garcia is a second year at the University of Central Florida majoring in Biomedical Sciences with a minor in Cognitive Science and Exceptional Education. She is also a medical scribe for the pediatrics unit and a research assistant in a neuropsychology lab. In her spare time, participates in Best Buddies as the Associate Member Coordinator.
Cristina Hernandez is a sophomore at the University of Central Florida majoring in Health Sciences Pre Clinical with a minor in Psychology, and hopes to become an Occupational Therapist. She is from Fort Myers, Florida and volunteered with the Special Olympics for over two years. She likes to volunteer at the Creative School for Children, and participate in LEAD Scholar activities.
Lauren Klein is a sophomore at the University of Central Florida majoring in Psychology with aspirations to become a Physician’s Assistant for Pediatric emergencies. She is originally from Miami, Florida but joined the UCF family in the summer of 2015. Lauren is a member of the Delta Zeta sorority at UCF and is currently the Alumnae Relations Chair. In her spare time, she likes to relax by the pool, listen to music, and hang out with friends.
Alexandra Minnick is a graduate student pursuing dual degrees in Applied Learning and Instruction MA and a Masters in Social Work. She is a Orlando native. She is a generalist intern at Counseling and Psychological Services, a member of Knight Advocates, and Secretary of Project HEAL Central Florida Chapter. In her spare time, she likes to swim, travel, kayak, kickboxing, Zumba, hip hop cardio, movies, drinking coffee, reading, and writing.
Rachael Winn is currently pursuing a Master's degree in School Counseling. She has 2 semesters left until she graduates and then will become a certified Professional School Counselor for grades K-12. Rachael moved to Orlando from Georgia 5 years ago after receiving my Bachelors degree in Psychology from Kennesaw State University. She has been been a mentor for 7 years, and is continuously rewarded by the experience. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, cooking, and traveling.