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Edie Cusack

Director of REACH

Edie Cusack

Email:CusackEL@cofc.edu     

In March 2010, Edie Cusack joined the College of Charleston to create and develop the REACH Program – a four-year, fully-inclusive postsecondary program for adults with mild intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. As Director, Edie is responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of the program including, curriculum development, person centered planning, student recruitment, training (student, staff, and faculty), and supervision of the REACH Program staff.

Before joining the College of Charleston, Edie, a Nationally Board Certified Teacher, spent over 20 years teaching special education in public schools in both South Carolina and New Jersey. She has also worked with many advocacy groups across the state South Carolina to improve student access to education, independence and equal opportunity.

Edie has a B.S. in Special Education which she earned here at the College of Charleston.