Erica J. Williams has earned local and statewide recognition for her lively contributions to the field of education over the past 10 years. A graduate of the Orlean Bullard Beason School of Education at Samford University in 2005, Erica certified in Early Childhood, Elementary, and Special Education. In 2009, she became National Board Certified as an Exceptional Needs Specialist. Erica returned to Samford and earned a master's degree in Educational Leadership in 2010. Erica has taught first grade, Special Education (grades 1-5), fourth grade, and third grade. She has also served as an assistant principal at a K-8 school. Erica founded Learning Little People, LLC in 2013 as a way to use her expertise in professional learning and to help Alabama's educators continue their learning in more meaningful and interesting ways. Although much of Erica's professional experience has been in the Birmingham City School District, through Learning Little People she has collaborated with and trained numerous leaders in education from districts all over Alabama.
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