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Carol Ann Wagner Williams

Carol Ann Wagner Williams, American rehabilitation specialist, educator. Certified vocational evaluator; certified work adjustment specialist; certified rehabilitation counselor; licensed social worker. Recipient Service to Mankind award Southwestern Sertoma, 1991.


  • Williams, Carol Ann Wagner was born on August 16, 1950 in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of Ervin H. and Joyce H. (Peters) Wagner.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, 1972. Medical Research Council, Bowling Green State University, 1976. Master of Arts, Ohio State University, 1986.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1993.


    • Work evaluator/work adjustment specialist Toledo (Ohio) Society for Blind, 1972-1973. Work evaluation coordinator Betty Jane Memorial Rehabilitation Center, Tiffin, Ohio, 1973-1978. Vocational coordinator Vision Center of Center Ohio, Inc., Columbus, 1978-1981.

      College intern Ohio Industrial Commission, Bureau Worker's Comp, 1982-1983. Adult services director Alpha Industries, Delaware, Ohio, 1983-1985. Graduate research assistant Ohio State University, Columbus, 1981-1982, 85-87.

      Director Career Industries, Mount Sterling, Ohio, 1987-1990. Self-employed consultant Grove City, since 1978. Assessment counselor Eastland Vocational School District, Carroll, 1991-1992, evaluation center coordinator Columbus, 1992-1994.

      Assistant professor rehabilitation, director undergraduate rehabilitation services program Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, since 1994. Adjunct faculty member Ohio University, Athens, 1988, Ohio State University, 1984.

    Major achievements

    • Certified vocational evaluator. Certified work adjustment specialist. Certified rehabilitation counselor.

      Licensed social worker.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member Ohio Rehab Association (board directors 1974-1990, secretary 1974-1975, Ohio Rehabilitation Worker of Year 1980), National Rehabilitation Association (membership commission 1975-1978), Vocational Evaluation Work Adjustment Association (100+ Membership award 1976), Ohio Vocational Evaluation Work Adjustment Association (board directors 1973-1980, president 1977-1978, award 1979), Ohio Vocational Association, Central Ohio Political Caucus, Ohio Rehabilitation Counseling Association (Counselor of Year 1976, President's award 1990), American Vocational Association, Ohio Vocational Association, Disability Network of Ohio-Soldarity Inc. (treasurer since 1991).



    Camping, reading, horses, travel.


    • Married Mark A. Williams, June 20, 1987. 1 child, Andrew James.
    • father: Ervin H. Wagner
    • mother: Joyce H. (Peters) Wagner
    • spouse: Mark A. Williams
    • child: Andrew James Williams
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    Born August 16, 1950
    (age 67)