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 University of Vermont-Center on Disability and Community Inclusion. 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 Dague 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.


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

Awards and Recognition

Jean S. Garvin Research Fellowship, 2006

Associations and Affiliations

Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, National Association for Persons in Supported Employment (APSE), Vermont APSE Chapter (President), TASH, Transition II, Inc., Burlington, VT (Vice President)

Bryan Dague headshot

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

  • Education/Special Education
  • Disability studies
  • Rehabilitation counseling
  • Sheltered Workshop Conversion
  • Supported employment
  • Transition planning


  • Ed.D, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from University of Vermont


Office Location:

Mann Hall, 3rd floor