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Sally Barton-Arwood


Dr. Sally Barton-Arwood joined the faculty at Belmont in 2006. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Tennessee and Master’s and Doctoral Degrees in Special Education from Peabody College at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Barton-Arwood brings over 25 years of experience in the field of education at K-12 and University levels. She teaches classes in Diverse Learners, Action Research, and Classroom Management at Belmont.

Prior to joining Belmont, Dr. Barton-Arwood served as an Assistant Professor at Peabody College of Vanderbilt University in the Department of Special Education. Dr. Barton-Arwood researches and publishes in the areas of positive behavior supports, literacy for students with emotional and behavioral disorders, and teacher preparation. She is a member of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), Council for Children with Behavior Disorders (CCBD), and the Teacher Education Division (TED). Annually, she presents papers at conferences including TED and the Midwest Symposium for Students with Behavior Disorders. She is also an active member with the Collaboration of Researchers in Effective School Practices.