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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.

Osberger, M.J., Chute, P.M., Pope, M.L., Kessler, K.S., Carotta, C., Firszt, J.B. Zimmerman-Phillips, S. (1991). Pediatric cochlear implant candidacy issues. The American Journal of Otology, 12 (Suppl.), 80-87.​

Miyamoto, R., Myres, W., Carotta, C. (1986). Perspectives on cochlear implants for deaf children. Laryngoscope, 96, 990-996.

Carotta, C. (2002).The Work of Your Life: Journal for sustaining the vocation to teach. Orlando, FL: Harcourt.

Carotta, C. & Carotta, M. (2005). Sustaining the spirit: Callings, commitments & vocational challenges. Mystic, CT: Twenty-Third Publications.

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. , Cline, M.K., & Brennan, K. (2014).Auditory consultant resource handbook. Omaha, NE: Boys Town National Research Hospital.

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