#ADA30 Summit 2020
Nicole Homerin M.Ed. is a current National Leadership Program Fellow at RespectAbility, in the Community Outreach & Impact Department. As an incoming Doctoral student in Special Education at California State University, Los Angeles, she has over a decade of experience working with individuals with disabilities. Homerin received her Master’s Degree in Special Education from Boston College, where she was the recipient of the Bernard A. Stotsky/Thomas H. Browne Prize for Excellence in Special Education. In addition, Homerin holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Boston University.
Most recently she served as Lead Special Education Teacher at a Nonpublic School in Los Angeles for children with multiple disabilities and children who were medically fragile. Prior to this, Homerin spent several years educating children with multiple disabilities at The Campus School at Boston College and in the Deafblind Program at Perkins School for the Blind. In addition to her love of classroom teaching, she has a passion for expanding recreational and leisure opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Homerin spent two years working in the Adaptive Dance Program at The Boston Ballet School and taught several Adaptive Percussive Dance classes at Perkins School for the Blind. Homerin plans to continue her journey of advocacy in special education as well as serve as a mentor and educator for aspiring Special Education Professionals.