Executive Leadership of the Barber National Institute

Maureen  Barber-Carey, Ed.D.

Maureen Barber-Carey, Ed.D.

Executive Vice President
  • Bachelor of Arts, St. Mary’s College, Indiana; Master in Special Education, University of Missouri; Doctorate in Educational Administration, Columbia University Teacher’s College
  • Served as a special education teacher in the Erie School District
  • Served as Assistant Director, Director of Learning Center and Deputy Administrator at the Barber Center and Chairman of the Dr. Gertrude A. Barber Center Educational Institute
  • Received the William Booth Award for outstanding contributions to the Betterment of Humanity, the Erie Jaycees Outstanding Woman of the Year Award, the Friends of Education Award from Gannon University, among others
  • Member of the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare's Autism Taskforce
  • Past member of the Pennsylvania Steering Committee for the Office of Special Education as well as the Pennsylvania Department of Education Focus Group on Autism
  • Past president and current member of the Junior League of Erie and the Pennsylvania Early Intervention Provider’s Association
  • Past member of the Pennsylvania Interagency Coordinating Council for Early Intervention
  • Past chairman of the Foster Grandparent Advisory Board and president of the Northwest Council for Exceptional Children
  • Current member of the Autism Focus Group for the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
  • Recently appointed to the Governor's Commission on Children and Families; Northwest chairperson
  • 2015 Temple Grandin Award, Autism Connection of Pennsylvania