Carter comes to LSU with experience as a student-athlete mentor at the University of Georgia, an associate kindergarten teacher at East End Preparatory Elementary School in Nashville, Tenn., and an intern with Metro Nashville Public Schools.
As a Student-Athlete Mentor at UGA, Carter helped “at-risk” student-athletes prepare for academic challenges and life beyond the playing field. She worked with athletes individually to help develop plans to address holes in their learning skills and life skills to help them become successful adults.
During her time as an associate kindergarten teacher at East End, Carter worked with children from the most underserved areas of Nashville. She gained experience in developing and implementing Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for students with learning challenges and disabilities.
While working for Metro Nashville Public Schools, Carter assisted in research and development for Race to the Top academic intervention programs. She worked with their strategic planning team to provide workshops, presentations, and focus groups for Metro Nashville teachers.
Through her work with UGA, East End, and Metro Nashville Public Schools, Carter has extensive training in academic support roles.
Carter earned a Master of Public Administration with concentrations in Education Policy and Program Development from Georgia. She has also earned a Bachelor of Arts from UGA.