Sandra Hawkins


Sandra Hawkins, originally from Memphis, TN, is the Family Engagement Regional Specialist for the Southwest region, joining FESPED in January 2024. With 13 years of advocacy experience with The Arc Mid-South and as a parent of individuals with disabilities, Sandra is dedicated to bridging gaps in special education. She enjoys helping families find resources and advocating effectively. Outside work, Sandra loves family time, puzzles, and the outdoors. She wishes more people knew about FESPED and The Arc’s vital work in supporting individuals and families and encourages participation in events to learn and advocate.