Lauren Ozment

Employment Coordinator, EAGLES Program


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Office: 136C Foy Hall

Units: Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, and Counseling; EAGLES Program

Campus Mail: 136N Foy Hall

Email: lew0024@auburn.edu

Phone: (334) 844-7624

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Short Bio

Lauren Ozment, M.Ed. is the Employment Coordinator for the EAGLES Program at Auburn University.

Ozment, a former special education teacher at Auburn High School and a Master's graduate of the Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, and Counseling at Auburn University, now uses her passion of connecting individuals with disabilities to meaningful employment by serving as the Employment Coordinator for the EAGLES Program. EAGLES, which stands for Education to Accomplish Growth in Life Experiences for Success, is a post-secondary education program for students with intellectual disabilities. EAGLES provides an opportunity for these students to engage in a multi-year campus residential experience at Auburn. In her role with EAGLES, Ozment has launched a new employment initiative called Expanding EAGLES to help form community connections and conversations within the Auburn community. Ozment feels as though this profession is a calling and enjoys playing a small role in helping the individuals she serves with reach their employment goals and aspirations.

Ozment met her husband Jacob at Auburn, where she was a majorette in the Auburn University Marching Band. They enjoy giving back to the Auburn community by teaching an adult with special needs Sunday school class at church and raising their son Blaise in the "Loveliest Village on the Plains."

Education

M.Ed. in Special Education, 2018, Auburn University

B.S. in Special Education, 2016, Auburn University


Professional Experience

2020 - Present

Employment Instruction Coordinator, EAGLES Program, Auburn University

2016 - 2020

Special Education Teacher, Auburn City Schools

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