Eva De Leon
Assistant Director of Programs | CCER Director | Accessible Design & Innovative Inclusion (ADII)
Director since 2021
Eva is the CCER Assistant Director of Programs and the Director of the ADII project at the University of Washington. She coordinates people and resources to provide technical assistance (TA) and content expertise on various national and regional projects. She manages projects related to accessibility assessment and provides training on all titles of the ADA and related federal and state requirements for businesses, state and local governments, and stakeholders. She was the Assistant Director of the Northwest ADA Center from 2016 to 2018. Eva has more than 20 years of extensive, progressively responsible experience in counseling, advocacy, continuing education, TA, and service delivery of rehabilitation counseling, disability services, and employment programs. She was a lead vocational rehabilitation counselor for 14 years, serving individuals who are blind, deaf-blind, and youth in transition program at the WA Department of Services for the Blind (DSB). She continues to serve on the Advisory Committee for Western Washington University's MA in Rehabilitation Counseling program and has been a member since 2007. She also served on the WA Department of Corrections Traumatic
Brain Injury Taskforce, the WA DSB State Rehabilitation Council, and was an appointee to Governor’s Committee on Disability Issues and Employment.
Eva received her undergraduate degree from the University of Washington and her Master's degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Western Washington University (WWU), and is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) and certified ADA Coordinator (ADAC).