Elizabeth Hunter, '05
As the President of the Virginia Council for Exceptional Children, Dr. Elizabeth Hunter actively leads and works with the Executive Board that serves about 1500 members statewide. She has dedicated her life to students with exceptional needs and to those who teach them.
Elizabeth also serves as a faculty member at Regent University School of Education where she teaches in the M.Ed. K-12 Special Education & Reading Specialist programs and the Ed.S., Educational Leadership with Special Education emphasis program. Her expertise in instructional technology and media enhances her on-line and face-to-face courses and publications with visual media technology.
Dr. Hunter pursues ethnographic research to produce educational and documentary film with content based on grounded research that is appropriate for use in higher education. She writes and produces educational articles and books utilizing instructional videos and documentary film that educate and entertain. Dr. Hunter has embarked on the production of a documentary series and book called Waking Up With Jack (WWJ), an autobiographical story that touches on how a family deals with Down Syndrome and all the things that go along with it. It is an ongoing examination of special needs students. WWJ I http://media.regent.edu/schcom/journey.wmv.