Carrie Portrie

LEND Adjunct Staff, EC-SEAT Program Coordinator


  • Graduate Certificate in Assistive Technology, UNH, 2015
  • Graduate Certificate in Leadership in Children’s Health and Disability, UNH, 2013
  • M.Ed., Early Childhood Education: Special Needs, University of New Hampshire, 2013
  • B.A., Anthropology and Sociology, Roger Williams University, 2003

Professional Background:

Carrie is a doctoral student in Education: Children and Youth in Communities at UNH and NH-ME LEND graduate. Since 2013, she has served as the project coordinator for the Early Childhood Special Education Assistive Technology (EC-SEAT) project for Leslie Couse and Eun Kyeong Cho, and she has assisted Peter Antal with NH-ME LEND program evaluation. Carrie serves as a member of the student editorial board for the Division for Early Childhood (DEC) journal “Young Exceptional Children” and reviews conference proposals for both the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) and DEC conferences. Her research interests lie in developing equitable early care and learning systems for children and families through knowledge gained from practices such as Universal Design for Learning.


Earn a M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education: Special Needs and Graduate Certificate in Assistive Technology [EC-SEAT: Early Childhood Special Education Assistive Technology program] The Department of Education at the University of New Hampshire is excited to to share information with you about the Early Childhood Special Education Assistive Technology (EC-SEAT) Project funded by the U.S. Department of Education (Grant#H325K120176).
The NH and ME Leadership in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Program (NH-ME LEND) is a collaboration among Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, the College of Health and Human Services at the University of New Hampshire, and the Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies/UCED at the University of Maine-Orono. The purpose of NH-ME LEND is to improve the health of children and youth with neurodevelopmental disabilities by preparing leaders to enter the field of maternal and child health.

Carrie Portrie
Morrill Hall, Room 6
Durham, NH 03824