Adjunct Instructional Faculty
Career Switcher Program

C.J Butler


C. J. Butler earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degree from Old Dominion University. Currently, Mr. Butler is employed by Old Dominion University as a senior lecturer in the Department of Special Education.

M.S.Ed. in Special Education, Old Dominion University, (1994)

B.S. in HPER, Old Dominion University, (1979)

Postgraduate Professional Teaching Certificate
Sponsoring Organization: Board of Education
Date Obtained:

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Butler, C. M., Gable, R. A. and Bailey, T. "Institute of Higher Education/Local Education Agency Partnership Grant" $25,000. -
Fleener, C. E., Judge, S., Graves, W., Hinton-Johnson, K., Dickerson, D. L., Reed, P. A., McKinney, S. E., Butler, C. M. and Starling, C. I.. "Teacher Quality Partnership Grants: Teacher Immersion Residency" $720,000. Federal. -
Butler, C. M. and Gable, R. A. "VDOE Grant" $150,000. -
Judge, S., Butler, C. M., Butler, L. L., Dickerson, D. L., Hinton-Johnson, K., Katsioloudis, P., Robinson, J. E., McKinney, S. E., Starling, I. and Fleener, C. E. "Old Dominion University Teacher Immersion Residency" $6,054,007. Federal. October 1, 2009 - September 30, 2014
Butler, C. M. and Gable, R. A. "VDOE Grant" $320,000. 2004 - 2005
Butler, C. M. and Gable, R. A. "VDOE Grant" $200,000. 2003 - 2004
Butler, C. M. and Gable, R. A. "VDOE Grant" $200,000. 2002 - 2003
Ratzlaff, R. E. and Butler, C. M. "Ecological and fishery impacts of a spiny lobster viral disease" $134,715. Federal. -
Gable, R. A., Lambert, K. and Butler, C. M. "Functional Behavioral Assessment and Intervention Training of School Based-Teams" $201,747. 1999 - 2000
Butler, C. M., Gable, R. A., Tonelson, S. W., Baker, C. and Hager, J. "Faculty Innovator Grant: Special Education Program Innovation: Instructional Thematic Strands Across Curriculum" $5,000. Old Dominion University. July 1998 - June 1999


Classroom Management
Behavior Management

Book Chapters

Tonelson, S. W. and Butler, C. M. (2000). A promise for success: Improving academic and behavioral outcomes for students with emotional and behavioral disorders Reston, VA: Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders.
  • 2011: Darden College Teaching Innovation and Excellence Award, Darden College of Education
  • 2010: Shining Star,
  • 2009: Shining Star, Darden College of Education
  • 1999: Distance Learning Faculty of the Year, Old Dominion University