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Bethany Hamilton-Jones

  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Special Education (Special Education)

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Contact Information

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Office Location

535A Aderhold Hall
110 Carlton Street
Athens, Georgia 30602

Affiliated Units

Areas of Expertise

  • Collaboration and Co-teaching
  • Practice-based Teacher Preparation
  • Quality Online Instruction
  • Evidence-based Practices in Special Education
  • Explicit Instruction

Programs of Study


My career began as a classroom Special Educator in Clarke County at Cleveland Road Elementary School almost twenty years ago. My current focus is on effective teacher preparation through the use of evidence based practices and innovation in the higher education classroom. I instruct courses (online and in traditional format)on instructional methods, collaboration, and inclusive practices while also supervising teacher candidiates in the field. Please see the attached CV for details.


Degree Concentration Institution Year
PhD Special Education University of Georgia 2009
MED Special Education University of Georgia 1999
BS English Literature S.U.N.Y at Oswego 1994

Awards and Accolades

Year Award From
2016 Publication Award Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children