Jesse Suter is a faculty member at the University of Vermont and the Executive Director of the Center on Disability and Community Inclusion in the College of Education and Social Services. His professional interests focus on the research, development, and evaluation of community and school-based programs for preventing and responding to emotional and behavioral challenges.
Current Assignments and Projects
Principal Investigator for Efficacy of RENEW for High School Students with Emotional and Behavioral Challenges. USDOE Institute on Education Sciences (July 2015 to present).
Evaluator and Co-Investigator for Vermont Placement Stability Project. (October 2013 to present).
Program Coordinator of Project EVOLVE plus (Giangreco, PI), providing school-based, inclusive special education, research, consultation, training and technical service to Vermont School Districts (September 2006 to present).
Consultant for Wraparound Evaluation and Research Team. This project involves research and consultation on fidelity and outcomes of the wraparound process (July 2011 to present).
Consultant for Vermont Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (VTPBiS) designing and implementing trainings for the Intensive Level of VTPBiS that will involve a school, community and family partnership (September 2011 to present)
Co-Principal Investigator for VT-FUTRES (Fostering Understanding To Realize Educational Stability). This is a two-year Administration for Children and Families grant award for infrastructure support to develop and implement effective multi-disciplinary policy and practice interventions for improving educational stability and outcomes of middle and high school students in foster care (October 2012 to present).
Evaluator for Youth in Transition System of Care Project. This is an evaluation of the Vermont’s system of care grant targeting transition aged young adults (16-21) funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (July 2009 to present).