Donna L. Gilles, Ed.D.

Associate Professor, Counseling and Special Education

Donna L. Gilles, Ed.D.


Dr. Donna Gilles serves as the executive director for the Partnership for People with Disabilities, a center affiliated the VCU School of Education. Gilles received her Doctor of Education in severe disabilities from The Johns Hopkins University. Her research interests include evidence-based instruction as it relates to skill acquisition and proactive behavior support, and linking training and technical assistance to child change. Her current policy work addresses the elimination of the inappropriate use of restraint and seclusion.

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