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Dr. Carla Ackerson, LMSW

Senior Clinical Lecturer

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Dr. Carla J. Ackerson, LMSW, has served as a Clinical Lecturer at Texas State School of Social Work since 2013, and previously served as a Clinical Lecturer at Texas A&M University-Commerce. She was the Director of Communities in Schools of Northeast Texas for 14 years and brings a wealth of experience in organizational management, political advocacy, grant writing, community organization, and supervision and administration. Ms. Ackerson has served on several community boards including 9 years as a school board member for Winnsboro ISD and member and past president of the Child Advocacy Center of Northeast Texas. She also serves as a CASA Volunteer for CASA-San Antonio. Ms. Ackerson is currently a doctoral student at Texas A&M University-Commerce, completing her dissertation on Academic Entitlement. She teaches both on campus and online at the undergraduate and graduate levels.