Dr. Cheryl Grenwelge is an Assistant Professor with Texas AgrLife Extension. This position includes dual responsibilities between Texas AgrLife Extension and The Center on Disability and Development at Texas & M University. Dr. Grenwelge received her Ph.D. from Texas A&M University May, 2010.
She has a B.S. in Special Education and a M.Ed. in Education with an emphasis on Educational Diagnostics and Texas Certification. She has teacher certifications in Special Education K-12, Elementary Education 1-8, and English as a Second Language. Previous to working with Texas A&M University, she was lead teacher at a large transition center at the secondary level.
Dr. Grenwelge is the disability specialist for the Texas AgrAbility project. Her expertise in the disability field and personal background in agriculture gives her a distinct level of expertise in working with the individuals in the field of agriculture who have acquired a disabling condition. She works closely with the farmer/rancher and service agencies. These efforts are directed at assisting the individual who has acquired a disabling condition in the agriculture field to return to their chosen profession.