Bethany Hamilton-Jones


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.

Areas of Expertise

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


  •  PhD in Special Education, 2009
    University of Georgia
  •  MED in Special Education, 1999
    University of Georgia
  •  BS in English Literature, 1994
    S.U.N.Y at Oswego



 706-542-7095 (office)

Awards and Accolades

Publication Award

Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children, 2016