New Interim Academic ADA Coordinator Starts Dec. 16

Dec. 11, 2019

Interim Academic ADA Coordinator Starts Dec. 16

Tasha Scola, currently an adjunct faculty member at Webster University, will join the Academic Resource Center (ARC) Monday, Dec. 16, as the new interim Academic ADA coordinator.

Scola has more than 12 years of experience working with students in K-12 and college environments and working with adults in the community. Her educational background includes a master's degree in counseling from the University of Missouri and a bachelor's degree in special education from Webster University. Scola has been teaching adjunct classes in the Global Citizenship Program and the Department of Teacher Education at Webster since January 2014.

As the interim Academic ADA coordinator, Scola will work with the Webster community to provide equal access for students with documented disabilities. Scola will also work to facilitate Webster dialog to promote a greater understanding of disabilities and accommodations, and coordinate efforts, statistics, and metrics regarding disabilities and shelters throughout the Webster world.

"We're looking forward to having Tasha on the team and supporting students, faculty, and staff," said Erica Ellard, director of the Academic Resource Center. 

"Hello, Webster! I'm very excited to join the team at the ARC and get started in this new role! I genuinely enjoy working with and being part of the Webster community, and I'm honored to be granted this opportunity," said Scola. "If you have a minute and want to say 'hi,' feel free to call, email or stop by. Thank you for being so welcoming, and I look forward to working with all of you."

Please do stop by or reach out to meet Scola and introduce yourself. Beginning Monday, Dec. 16, students can find Scola in the Academic ADA coordinator office, Loretto Hall 55, on the main campus, or reach out by extension to 7700 (314-246-7700) or by email at scolata@webster.eduor disability@webster.edu.

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