- PhD., Gallaudet University, Education, Specialization: Phyisical Education & Recreation, 2014
- M.A., Gallaudet University, Deaf Education, 1981
- B.S., Gallaudet University, Physical Education, 1979
Dr. Carmichael has worked as a teacher and coach since 1981. She was a physical education instructor at Model Secondary School for the Deaf (MSSD) and School of Preparatory Studies at Northwest Campus. She also coached women's tennis, was an assistant coach in field hockey, assistant aquatic director, summer recreation director, and coordinator of interns majoring in Recreation and Sports Programming at Gallaudet University.
Currently, Dr. Carmichael is an assistant professor in the Department of Physical Education and Recreation at Gallaudet University. In addition, she is the coordinator of the Recreation and Sports Programming Minor, Scheduler of Physical Education and Recreation courses, and advisor for students majoring in Physical Education and Recreation, and minoring in Recreation and Sports Programming.
Dr. Carmichael has taught Introduction to Recreation and Sports, Leisure Education, Activity Analysis, Measurement and Evaluation, Outdoor Recreation, Leading Physical and Recreation Activities, Professional CPR/AED First Aid, Sport Safety Training, Community CPR, and Racket Sports.LICENSURECED/Council on Education of the Deaf, Provisional; American Red Cross Instructor in Professional CPR/AED, First Aid, Sport Safety Training, and Water Safety; Associate Instructor - U.S. Professional Tennis Registry (USPTR); United States Tennis Association; World Recreation Association of the Deaf (WRAD); and Wildlife/Forestry Conservation. Recreation and Leisure Studies; Leisure Education; Outdoor Recreation; Wildlife/Forestry Conservation; CPR/AED First Aid; Aquatics; Racket Sports; Tennis; Pickleball; Badminton
CED/Council on Education of the Deaf, Provisional; American Red Cross Instructor, CPR/AED/First Aid and Water Safety; U.S. Professional Tennis Registry, Associate Instructor