About Janet Green
Janet Green has 18 years of teaching and research experience in increasing quality of life for individuals with disabilities. She has taught in public and private schools, rural and urban communities, and higher education. Research interests include universal design for learning, use of common devices to support children with disabilities in multiple settings, and use of paraeducators within the school. Dr. Green served on state Communities of Practice and IEP monitoring teams with a focus on supporting teachers statewide to provide best practice instruction to children with disabilities.
Special education teacher (itinerant) in a consolidated public school district for one year serving students K-12, special education teacher for 3 years in a private residential facility serving students in 7-12, and special education teacher 6 years in two larger public school districts in North Dakota.
Seven years as research associate at North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities writing for and carrying out grant funded activities including federal, state, local, public, and private funders.
PhD. Walden University Education
M.A. Minot State University Special Education
B.S. Minot State University Elementary and Special Education
Research and Publications
Using hand-held technology to support the transition of youth with intellectual disabilities into adult roles. Study of the use of common hand-held technologies by individuals with intellectual disabilities as they participate in adult social roles.
Playing for Life: What Transition Students Taught Communication Disorders Clinicians. Communication Disorders clinicians communicated with a transition classroom to make a life-skills game relevant to school, work, and community settings. While transition students, learned life-decision skills, the clinicians learned to frame and teach lessons for a variety of abilities as well as the many facets of collaboration.
May 2014 Connected: Social Integration using Cell Phone Technology: Study of an adult with ID and his use of a cell phone to socially connect with friends, support people, and co-workers.
Behavior Supports in Preschool and Head Start in North Dakota: Survey of preschool and Head Start teachers on self-reported use of components of Positive Behavior Support. Spring/Summer 2010