Mariann Christman Carter


Mariann Christman Carter is a trained and experienced Elementary and Secondary Educational Leader and a renowned teacher in South Carolina for Deaf and Hard of Hearing children.

Kandice Hunt

Head of Operations

Kandice joined the Carter Hears! team in 2016. She is a triple certified teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and the Head of Operations at Carter Hears!

Robyn Drebenstedt

Teacher of the Deaf

Robyn graduated from Converse College in 2014 and began her career in Lexington County. She taught there for six years before joining the Carter Hears! team in 2020.

Hannah Mayben

Administrator & Support Services Specialist

In 2011, Hannah was part of the Special Education program at Erskine College and transferred to York Technical College in 2013. She has ample years of teaching experience and being around children and adults of all ages.

Laryssa Martin

Teacher of the Deaf and Educational Interpreter

Larrysa has been with Carter Hears since 2021 and is a certified Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

Rylina Dey

Director of Communications

Rylina joined Carter Hears! as a language facilitator in 2022. She currently serves as a bimodal facilitator and as the Carter Hears! Director of Communications.

Olive Henry

Sign Language Facilitator

Olive joined the Carter Hears! Team in 2020 as a Sign Language Facilitator. Olive was born profoundly deaf without cochleas. She is the first person to be deaf in her family.

Cora Hodge 

Teacher of the Deaf

Cora Hodge joined Carter Hears June 2023 as a Teacher of the Deaf. She has extensive experience teaching in various areas of education.