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Catherine Cronin Carotta, Ed.D., CCC-SLP

​​Cathy Carotta​​Associate Director, Clinical Services, Center for Childhood Deafness


  • B.A., Speech-Language Pathology, Elementary Education, Special Education for
    Socially-Emotionally Disturbed, Southeastern Louisiana University, 1975
  • M.A., Speech-Language Pathology, Butler University, 1983
  • Ed.D., Leadership Education, Spalding University, 1999

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Speech-Language and Hearing Association
  • Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • Alexander Bell Association

Areas of Expertise/Interest:

  • Early childhood intervention and education
  • Educational Services for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students
  • Multidisciplinary Evaluation
  • Pediatric Aural Re-Habilitation
  • Reggio-Inspired Educational Practices
  • Organizational Leadership and Human Development

Representative Publications:

Tobey, Emily A., Carotta, C., Kienle, M., Musgave, G. (1986). Speech production considerations in the management of children receiving cochlear implants. ​Seminars in Hearing, 7, 407-419.

Hammes-Ganguly, D. M., Ambrose, S., Carotta, C. (2017). Assessment of Oral Language and Related Skills Before and After Cochlear Implantation In L. Eisenberg (Ed.), Clinical Management of Children with Cochlear Implants. San Diego, CA: Plural Publishing.

Carotta, C. (2016). Supportive Early Childhood Practices. In M.P. Moeller, D. Ertmer, C. Stoel-Gammon (Eds.), Contemporary Methods of Promoting Speech and Language Development in Children Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing Co.

Edwards, C., & Carotta, C. (Eds). (2015). Listening to Children: Seeing Possibilities. Omaha, NE: Boys Town National Research Hospital.

Carotta, C. , Cline, M.K., & Brennan, K. (2014).Auditory Consultant Resource Manual. Omaha, NE: Boys Town National Research Hospital.

Moeller, M.P. & Carotta, C. (2013). Implementing Audiologic Rehabilitation: Case Studies. In: R/ Schow, & M. Nerbonne (Eds). Introduction to Audiologic Rehabilitation. New York: Pearson Education.

Carotta, C. & Carotta, M. (2005). Sustaining the Spirit: Callings, Commitments & Vocational Challenges. Twenty-Third Publications.

Carotta, C. (2002).The Work of Your Life: A Journal for Sustaining the Vocation to Teach. Harcourt.

Hall, R. & Carotta, C. (1986). Articutales: Communication Skill Builders.


Carotta, Catherine. An Educator's Reflections on Leadership Amidst Chaos: Proceedings From Perspectives in Leadership: Chaos and Opportunity, Spring, 1998.

Osberger, M.J., Chute, P.M., Pope, M.L., Kessler, K.S., Carotta, C., Firstz, J.B., Zimmerman-Phillips, S. (1991). Pediatric Cochlear Implant Candidacy Issues. The American Journal of Otology, (12) 80-87.