The Early Development Project is part of the Program for Early Autism Research, Leadership & Service (PEARLS). Tashjian is a former special education teacher of students with learning disabilities and behavioral issues. Prior to joining the EDP staff in January 2009, she was a Senior Research Scientist at RTI International in the Center for Research in Education for 14 years where she directed numerous federal contracts on various topics related to individuals with disabilities. She received her undergraduate degree and M.P.A. from the University of Texas at Austin.
The Excellence in Management Award is presented annually to two University employees in recognition of meritorious and distinguished accomplishments in management at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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