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Norman Ames Portrait

Norman Ames

Associate Director

Norm Ames began his professional career as a school psychologist,
working in the states of Utah and Washington. Most recently he had been working as a school administrator and Director of Special Education for two districts in central Washington. Norm came to the CPD Center for Technical
Assistance for Excellence in Special Education (TAESE) in July 2012. Norm graduated from the School Psychology program at Utah State University in 1996. Prior to that Norm served in the Army as a Medical Service Corps Officer, including service during Operation Desert Storm in Saudi Arabia and Iraq. Norm has served on the board of directors for a Residential Services agency for adults
with disabilities in Washington and has been an active advocate for people with
disabilities for over 20 years. Norm and his wife have four boys including a 17 year old with autism.