Staff Member

Carla Goodman

Carla Goodman, MA

Training and Technical Assistance Associate

Carla R. Goodman earned undergraduate and master’s degrees from North Carolina A&T State University and Norfolk State University. Upon graduation, Carla worked in the field of Special Education for over 10 years as a teacher and intervention specialist. Using her experience in educational leadership and administration, Carla has been a champion for students with disabilities while working to improve inclusive practices in the classroom. Combining her passion for education and applied behavior analysis, Carla comes to VCU-ACE with the desire to enhance her studies through autism research. In addition to the work with autism research at VCU-ACE, Carla is enrolled in the BCBA Program at Florida Institute of Technology. Carla works extensively with Communities of Leaders in Autism (CoLA), a statewide initiative that provides participants with the opportunity to share information and experiences, which allows members to learn from one another, and have the opportunity to develop personally and professionally.