Dr Carrie Spangler is the lead educational audiologist at the Summit ESC in Ohio and providing educational audiology services for 23 years. She has a personal journey growing up with hearing loss and uses a hearing aid and cochlear implant. She has presented and published in areas related to school based services both nationally and internationally. Her areas of interest include educational audiology, teens, peer supports, advocacy, and humanitarian audiology. Dr. Spangler has a blog, hearingspanglish.blog and is the host of the empowEAR Audiology Podcast. In 2021 she received the Fred Berg Award from EAA and the ASHA Fellow Award.