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Jane Strong - Ph.D.

Jane Strong

Assistant Professor
Department of Teacher Education and Social Work

Phone: 478-475-2484

  • Macon - TED - 309
    Phone: 478-475-2484
  • Cochran - Witt Hall - Office 5
Office Hours: Spring 2024
Tuesdays, 12:00 pm - 5 :00 pm
Thursdays,11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Other times by appointment
TEB Office 309

Courses: SPED 3110, Characteristics of Exceptional Learners
SPED 4110, Program Planning for Exceptional Learners
ESE 4477, Clinical 1 Seminar
ESE 4588, Clinical II Seminar
ESE 4520, Positive Behavior Supports
EDUC 3520 Classroom Management
EDUC 5005 Practicum I Seminar (MAT)
SPED 5001 Adolescent Development and Diverse Learning Needs (MAT)
Education: BS Radford University, Elementary and Special Education
M.Ed. University of Virginia, Administration and Supervision
Ph.D. Virginia Commonwealth University, Special Education and Disability Policy

Licensed as an elementary general education teacher through 4th grade, special education teacher, K-12 in educating students with emotional and intellectual disabilities through the state of Virginia, as well as Principal, Elementary Supervisor and Special Education Supervisor

Professional Experience: Teacher of Students with Multiple Disabilities and Autism, (secondary), Vermont
Teacher of Students with Emotional and Learning Disabilities, (middle/high), Virginia
Teacher of Students with Intellectual Disabilities, (elementary/middle), Virginia
Administrator for Regional Education Program (5 district consortium) Virginia
Director, Special Services, Spotsylvania County Schools, Virginia
Administrator, Gateway Academy, Public Day School for Students with Autism, K-12, VA
Director, Procedural Support, Department of Special Services, Fairfax County Public Schools, VA
Professional Affiliations: Georgia Association of Teacher Educators (GATE)
Past President, Virginia Council of Administrators of Special Education (VCASE)
Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE)
Council of Exceptional Children (CEC)
Teacher Education Division (TED)
Organizations: GATE
Publications: Massey, C., & Strong, J. (2023). Innovative Approaches for Preparing Preservice Special Education Teachers, Journal of Special Education Preparation. 3(1), 46 - 55. DOI: 10.33043/JOSEP.3.1.46-55

Strong, J. E. (2019). CASE IN POINT: Special Education Administration: What Does It Take? Journal of Special Education Leadership, 32(1), 57-59.

Strong, J.E. (2014). Preparing Teachers of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Evidence-Based Practices and Teacher Self-Efficacy, Dissertation.

Strong, J.E. (2010). Teacher Education Division (TED) of Council of Exceptional Children Annual Conference, Poster Presentation, Using Evidence-Based Practices in Teacher Education Coursework, St. Louis, MO.

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