Sheryl Grassie has been hired as managing director of the Minnesota Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
The organization is a coalition of advocates and providers who work to improve the lives of people with disabilities, providing outreach, education and lobbying. The goal is provide opportunities for meaningful, productive and self-directed lives.
Grassie has been executive director of The End of the Spectrum, a nonprofit working to develop autism-specific housing. She’s also written and edited books on psychology, disabilities and education.
She has a doctoral degree in educational leadership from the University of St. Thomas, a master’s degree in clinical psychology from Antioch University and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Macalester College.