Jennifer Stratton is a lecturer in the Department of Education at the University of Vermont. Her experience includes early childhood education along with nearly 20 years of experience in elementary, middle and special education in the public school setting. She is especially focused on behavior disorders, assessment and planning related to challenging behaviors, learning disabilities, assessment and evaluations for program planning, and utilizing assistive technology to promote success in grade level content.

Along with teaching courses, she does extensive field supervision at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition, she provides professional development for practicing student support professionals in area school districts and is currently working on projects to bring distance learning opportunities to Vermont educators outside of Chittenden County.


Selected Presentations

Stratton, J. & Patterson, G. Transitions for student receiving special education services between schools in a school district. Burlington School District, Burlington, VT.

Stratton, J. & Patterson, G. Inclusion in Vermont and the United States. Emersons Green Primary School, Emersons Green, UK.


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Areas of Expertise and/or Research

  • Assessment and planning related to challenging behaviors
  • Family- and child-centered program design and implementation
  • School age special education


  • M.Ed. in Special Education from University of Virginia