Employment Coordinator, EAGLES Program
Short BioLauren Ozment, M.Ed. is the Employment Coordinator for the E.A.G.L.E.S. 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 E.A.G.L.E.S. Program. E.A.G.L.E.S. stands for Education to Accomplish Growth in Life Experiences for Success, and it is a post-secondary education program for students with intellectual disabilities.
The E.A.G.L.E.S. Program provides an opportunity for these students to engage in a multi-year campus residential experience at Auburn. In her role with E.A.G.L.E.S., 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."
M.Ed. in Special Education, 2018, Auburn University
B.S. in Special Education, 2016, Auburn University
2023 - Present
Advanced Program Employment Coordinator, E.A.G.L.E.S. Program, Auburn University
2020 - 2023
Employment Coordinator, E.A.G.L.E.S. Program, Auburn University
2016 - 2020
Special Education Teacher, Auburn City Schools