Improving Systems, Practices and Outcomes

Staff Bio

Photo: Sharon Ringwalt

Sharon Ringwalt, Ph.D FPG Child Development Institute, UNC-Chapel Hill

ECTA Work Teams

Dr. Ringwalt has worked in the field of early intervention for more than 35 years, as a speech-language pathologist, university clinical faculty, consultant, and TA provider. She is a core member of both the Early Childhood Outcomes and Early Childhood Services Priority Teams. She is a liaison for the WWW: CDC between the EHDI and Part C programs, and serves on telehealth and Part C workgroups for the WWW: National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management. She has served on the Legislative Council, Speech-Language Pathology Advisory Council, and, currently, on the Governmental Relations and Public Policy Board of WWW: ASHA.

Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center

  • CB 8040
  • Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8040
  • phone: 919.962.2001
  • fax: 919.966.7463
  • email:

The ECTA Center is a program of the FPG Child Development Institute of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, funded through cooperative agreement number H326P120002 from the Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education. Opinions expressed herein do not necessarily represent the Department of Education's position or policy.

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