Faculty Biography | Michael F. Giangreco
Michael F. Giangreco, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Education's Special Education Program at the University of Vermont in the College of Education and Social Services and is also assigned to the Center on Disability & Community Inclusion. Prior to joining the faculty at UVM in 1988 he served in a variety of capacities (e.g., community residence counselor with adults with disabilities, special education teacher, special education administrator). His work focuses on various aspects of education for students with disabilities within general education classrooms such as curriculum planning and adaptation, related services decision-making and coordination, alternatives to overrelaince on paraprofessionals and inclusive special education service delivery. Dr. Giangreco is the author of numerous professional publications on a variety of special education topics and has published series of cartoons depicting educational issues and research findings.
Areas of Expertise:
Project EVOLVE Plus
- Giangreco, M. F., Suter, J. S., & Hurley, S. M. (in press). Revisiting personnel utilization in inclusion-oriented schools. Journal of Special Education. doi: 10.1177/0022466911419015
- Giangreco, M. F., Doyle, M. B., & Suter, J. C. (in press). Teacher assistants in inclusive classrooms. In L. Florian (Ed.), The SAGE handbook of special education (2nd ed., pp. TBD). London: Sage.
- Shepherd, K. G., Giangreco, M. F., & Cook, B. G. (2013). Parent participation in assessment and in the development of individualized education programs. In B. G. Cook & M. Tankersley (Eds.), Research-based practices in special education (pp. 260-272). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education.
- Giangreco, M. F. (in press). Teacher assistant supports in inclusive schools: Research, practices and alternatives. Australasian Journal of Special Education, 37(2). doi: 10.1017/jse.2013.1
- Giangreco, M. F., Doyle, M. B., & Suter, J. S. (2012). Constructively responding to requests for paraprofessionals: We keep asking the wrong questions. Remedial and Special Education, 33, 362-373. doi: 10.1177/0741932511413472
- EDSP 217, Behavior Analysis in Special Education (Fall 2013)
- EDSP 202, Students with Severe & Mult. Disabilities: Characteristics & Ed. Interv. (Spring 2013)
Courses Taught in the Last 5 Years
Behavior Analysis in Special Education; Students with Severe & Mult. Disabilities: Characteristics & Ed. Interv.
- Ph.D. in Special Education from Syracuse University
- American Association of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD), Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), TASH (formerly The Association for Persons with Severe Disabilities)