Art Cernosia is an attorney and an education consultant from Williston, Vermont. Art previously worked as a public school teacher, an Assistant Attorney General assigned to the Vermont Department of Education, a practicing attorney, and consultant with the Northeast Regional Resource Center, a special education technical assistance center.
He was associated with the University of Vermont’s Education Law Institute for over 30 years where he taught and provided legal workshops. He also volunteered as a surrogate parent for students with disabilities who were placed in juvenile detention facilities.
He has worked with special education mediators, facilitators, complaint investigators and hearing officers throughout the nation. In addition, he has provided training, consultation and other technical assistance services to Parent Training and Information Centers, State Education Agencies and to local education and advocacy organizations.