Dr. Frye started at Lourdes as an assistant professor in 2023. Before teaching at Lourdes, she taught in higher education as a graduate assistant and adjunct for ten years. Dr. Frye’s research topics are twice exceptionality and improving pre- service education.

Frye, C.L. (2023). Twice Exceptionality, EBD and Inclusion. Honoring Self in EBD: Empowering Educators, Empowering Students. Columbus, Ohio

Frye, C.L. (2022). Twice Exceptional and EBD. Take a Breath Series: January. Ohio Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders.

Devlin, P., Frye, C., & Kelley, P. (2014, November)
An Ohio Postsecondary Option for Students with ID: Toledo Transition (T2). The 18th Annual Division on Career Development and Transition International Conference, Cleveland, Ohio.

Welsch, R.G., Cancio, E. J., & Frye, C. (2012, September) Teacher Performance Assessment and Ohio’s Next Generation of Intervention Specialists. The Sixth Annual Special Education Leadership Conference, Ohio Department of Education, Columbus, OH.  

A Celebration of Kwanzaa Park: Participatory Action Research
Presented at the Padua Center, Toledo, Ohio, December 14, 2011. With E. Algee, D. Bryant-Bey, W. Chen, R. Collier, C. Frye, E. Hutzelman, L. Hamer, J. James, H. Jiang, F.Lucienne, K.Plasman, O. Shaheer, W. Muhammad, R. Rotshtein, A. Sandrock, S. Sheth, J. Singer, D. Snyder, L. White, and K. Yamazaki.

Frye, C. (2007) Homework Headaches.
Exceptional Parent Magazine

  • Peer Reviewer. The Journal of Educational Research. 2022 to present.
  • Secretary. Ohio Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders. 2013 to present.
  • Treasurer. Lucas County Guardianship Services Board. 2020 to present.
  • Consultant. Olivet Lutheran Church Sylvania Ohio Global Team. Summer of 2023.
  • Board of Directors. Autism MODEL School. 2014-2019       
  • YMCA- Storer Camps. Annual Campaign Vice Chair. 2017


EIS 203 Positive Behavioral Interventions for Individuals with Exceptionalities

EDU 230 Survey of Special Needs Education

EDU 329 Differentiated Instruction and Assessment

EDE 307 Special Needs Assessment and Instructional Adaptations

EIS 402 Adapting Curriculum and Instruction in Special Education



EDU 690 Student Teaching

EDU 678 Foundations of Education of Individuals with Exceptionalities