Dr. Vera Stroup-Rentier

Breakout Speaker

Dr. Vera Stroup-Rentier, PhD

Project Director


Vera Stroup-Rentier serves as a technical assistance provider and project director for the Nebraska Technical Assistance Project and works at Westat. Vera has worked in the field of Special Education for almost 30 years. She has a PhD in Special Education from the University of Kansas. Her past work has included teacher, service coordinator, technical assistance coordinator and SEA assistant director. She has published several papers from her work at University of Kansas on the project entitled Foundations for Self-Determination in Early Childhood: An Inclusive Model for Children with Disabilities. Vera is passionate about the inclusion of each and every child in the places they live, learn and play.