Project Co-Director (Building Effective Supports for Teaching: BEST)

Amy is the Training and Development Coordinator for the Vermont BEST Project, supported by the Agency of Education (AOE) to provide training and technical assistance to help Vermont schools address the needs of students who are at risk of or who have emotional and behavioral challenges. 

Activities focus on the planning and implementation of Vermont Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (VTPBIS), which is presently active in approximately 50% of Vermont schools. Responsibilities include exploring research-validated practices to be introduced into Vermont schools and providing professional development opportunities for educators and their interagency partners via an annual BEST/MTSS Summer Institute and regional workshops.

Amy is a Technical Assistance provider for the Champlain region and graduate course instructor.

Amy Wheeler-Sutton: Amy is female, has medium length brown hair, brown eyes, white skin, and is in her thirties. She has a starfish necklace and blue patterned dress on. The photo is taken outdoors in the sun.

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

  • Education/Special Education
  • School Counseling
  • Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
  • Social-Emotional Learning


  • (802) 656-9349
Office Location:

Mann Hall - 3rd Floor, 208 Colchester Avenue, Burlington, VT 05405