Project Director (Think College VT; Supported Employment), and Research Assistant Professor


  • Project Director, Think College Vermont
  • Project Director, Supported Employment
  • Research Assistant Professor

Bryan Dague, Ed.D., CRC, has 25 years of experience in the disability field, with the last 19 as faculty at the UVM Center on Disability and Community Inclusion (CDCI). His work is focused primarily on inclusive employment for people with disabilities.

Bryan provides training and technical assistance to supported employment programs and high school transition programs throughout the state of Vermont. Bryan has worked with various disability populations including Developmental Disabilities, Psychiatric Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Emotional Behavioral Disorder.

Bryan holds a Bachelors Degree in Psychology and Masters Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Syracuse University and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from the University of Vermont and is a current Certified Rehabilitation Counselor.

Bryan is the Project Coordinator for Think College Vermont, and for the Supported Employment project.


Dague, B., (June, 1996). Strategies for Job Seekers with Emotional-Behavioral Disability. Supported Employment InfoLines Training Resource Network, Inc., St. Augustine, Florida

Building Capacity for Effective Transition: Professional Development Series (1994). Vermont's Transition Systems Change Project, Center for Transition & Employment, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

Murphy, S., Rogan, P., Olney, M., Sures, M., Dague, B., Kalina, N. (1994). Developing Natural Supports in the Workplace: A Practitioner's Guide Training Resource Network, Inc., St. Augustine, Florida

Associations and Affiliations

  • Certified Rehabilitation Counselor
  • National Association for Persons in Supported Employment (APSE)
  • Vermont APSE Chapter (President)
  • TASH
  • Board member of Transition II, Inc. (Vice President), Burlington, VT
  • Jean S. Garvin Research Fellowship 2006
Bryan Dague

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

  • Education/Special Education
  • Disability Studies
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Sheltered Workshop Conversion
  • Supported Employment
  • Transition Planning


  • B.S. Syracuse University. (Syracuse NY)
  • M.A. Syracuse University. (Syracuse NY)
  • Ed.D. University of Vermont. (Burlington VT)


  • (802) 656-1345
Office Location:

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

  1. Think College Vermont