Carter Hears! was founded in 2013 by Mariann Carter, M.Ed., M.S., EIPA 3.9, NBCT-Retired. Committed to changing the face of Deaf Education, Carter Hears! strives to develop whole children through Deaf/Hard of Hearing educational services to K-12 schools in the Southeast. The company believes that all children, specifically children with hearing loss, reach their potential in academic, social, emotional, functional, and spiritual avenues through conducive learning environments. The team includes Teachers of the Deaf, Speech-Language Pathologists, ASL Interpreters, and Language Facilitators. Carter Hears! has developed a renowned educational model to include research and evidence-based practices and a unique language facilitator model. The team has presented at numerous conferences to include the National AG Bell Conference, SC Council for Exceptional Children, SC Speech Language and Hearing Association, SERID, and Hear Indiana. Carter Hears! has been recognized nationally and globally for their work.
In 2021, the Global Forum for Education and Learning recognized Mariann Carter for excellence in education
The Southeast Regional Institute on Deafness recognized Carter Hears! as the 2021 Employer of the Year
The Southeast Regional Institute on Deafness recognized Carter Hears! team member Allen Sanderson as the 2021 Outstanding Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing Individual
In 2021, the Global Forum for Education and Learning recognized Carter Hears! as one of the top 50 organizations in education