Our Staff


Cathy T. Mitchell has served as director since 2014, but she began her career with IMPACT in 2002 as the part-time video conferencing network coordinator. Cathy enjoys helping individuals and has overseen the creation and beginning of several of the programs we use today. 

Cathy was born and raised in Scottsboro where she continues to live with her husband Mike (“Beans”), and has a daughter, Sara and son-in-law, Chase. Cathy loves to read, explore new ideas, and babysit her grand-dog, Meeko. She also loves working at IMPACT and being involved with assisting individuals with their career and educational goals through various tools available.

Carolyn Webb Deerman has served as the Education Coordinator for IMPACT Learning Center since 2015.  Prior to that Carolyn was an elementary teacher for the Scottsboro School system for 39 years. Supporting education has always been important in Carolyn’s life.

 Carolyn was born and raised in Scottsboro where she continues to live with her husband, Woodson, and their dog.  Carolyn enjoys reading, yoga and walking. 

Beverly Allen was a volunteer at IMPACT for several years and has served as the administrative assistant for IMPACT Learning Center for a total of 9 years.

Beverly was born in Germany and has lived in Scottsboro since 1986 with her husband John and two children, Kristy and Noah. Beverly enjoys reading, swimming, farming and traveling.