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Accreditation Report 2002
|B.S.||University of Illinois||1970||Psychology|
|M.A.||Northeastern Illinois University||1973||Special Education|
|Ph.D.||University of California at Santa Barbara||1992||Special Education, Early Childhood|
|California, Multiple Subject:
California, Specialist, Learning Handicapped
California, Specialist, Severely Handicapped
California, Resource Specialist Credential Certificate of Competence
Instructor, Certified, Early Intervention for School Success, California State Department of Education
Instructor, Certified, Cognitive Curriculum for Young Children, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
West Virginia, Multiple Subject: Learning Disabilities, Mentally Impaired, Severe Handicaps, Preschool Handicaps, Behavior Disorders
|2002-present||Assistant Professor in Special Education, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN|
|2000-2001||Congressional Fellow, Office of Senator Jeff Bingaman, Washington, D.C.|
|1998-2001||Associate Professor, Early Intervention in Special Education, Department of Educational Theory and Practice, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia|
|1992-1997||Assistant Professor, Early Intervention in Special Education, Department of Educational Theory and Practice, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia|
|1989-1992||Field Coordinator, Early Childhood Special Education Teacher Training Project, University of California, Santa Barbara, California|
|1985-1989||Teacher, Early Intervention, Severe Disabilities, Conejo Unified School District, Thousand Oaks, California|
|1983-1984||Teacher, Students with Learning Disabilities, Redwood Intermediate School, Thousand Oaks, California|
|1978-1983||Resource Specialist, Conejo Unified School District, Thousand Oaks, California|
|50% teaching, 25% service, 25% research|
Butera, G., McMullen, L., Dempsey, V., Phillips, R. & Webb-Dempsey, J. (1998) Building community on behalf of West Virginian schoolchildren and their families: Energy Express. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, California.
Butera, G., Klein, H., McMullen, L.& Wilson, B. (1998). A statewide study of FAPE and school discipline. The Journal of Special Education 32, 2. 108-114.
Butera, G. & Maughan, G. (1998) A Place in the mountains: Rural homeless families in West Virginia. Zero to Three, 19. 1. 24-30 Washington, D.C.
Butera, G., McMullen, L., & Henderson, J. (1997). IEPs, students with behavior problems and school discipline policies: A collision course. In Conference proceedings American Council on Rural Special Education.
Butera, G., Deasy, G., Miller, K., Reissner, L., Stein, C. & Zeppuhar, M. E. (1997). Classroom behaviors of students with disabilities in rural inclusive classrooms: An observational study. Rural Special Education Quarterly, 16, 1 19-29.
Pyle, E. J., & Butera, G. (1997). Perspectives on inclusion by design: Science curriculum reform and special education. Information Technology and Disabilities. Http://www.isc.rit.edu/~easi/itd.htm/.
Butera, G. (1997). Family focused rural early intervention personnel preparation: Family stories and student development.(in press) Research in Rural Education.
Lombardi, T. P. & Butera, G. (1997). Mnemonics: Strengthening thinking skills of students with special needs. Clearing House, 71. 5. 284-286.
Dempsey, V.O., Butera, G. and others (1997). Energy Express evaluation final report 1996, Submitted to Dr. Ruthellen Phillips, WVU Extension and Governor's Office, State of West Virginia.
Butera, G. (1997). Head Start Collaboration Project, State of West Virginia Formative Evaluation 1996-97, Submitted to the Governor's Cabinet on Children and Families, State of West Virginia.
Submitted and Funded ACYF, 1996 Head Start: A Proposal for Partnership, Early Head Start in Monongalia County, West Virginia. Co-Author, Principal Investigator. $ 647,000.00
Submitted and Funded Governor's Cabinet on Children and Families, State of West Virginia, 1996-1998: Head Start State Collaboration Project Evaluation, Principal Investigator $7,000.00
Submitted and Funded Eisenhower Professional Development Program, 1996 and 1997: Effective Inclusion in Elementary and Middle School Science, Co-author and principal investigator $14,994.00/year
1997: Invited Speaker, Meeting of Minds in the Mountains: Case Studies of Collaboration in West Virginia Head Start Programs, Ripley, West Virginia.
1997: IEPs Students with Behavior problems and School Discipline Policies: A Collision Course American Council on Rural Special Education, San Antonio, TX.
1998: Jackson County Schools, Integrated therapies, Ripley, West Virginia: consulted and provided training regarding integrated service delivery.
1997: Monongalia County Schools, Kindergarten Screening, Morgantown, West Virginia: consulted and provided training regarding kindergarten screening procedures.
1997: Calhoun County Schools, West Virginia: consultant regarding the needs of young children with autism included in general education settings.
1997: Grant Reviewer, OSERS: Student-initiated research, Field-initiated research
1997: Task Force, Chair, Best practice for young children with autism, state of West Virginia: practitioners and policy-makers group to develop policy and recommendations for Part H and Part B service providers