Cat Jones

RENEW Program Support


  • M.F.A., Creative Writing, University of Washington, 2005
  • B.A., English Literature, University of Washington, 2003

Professional Background

Cat joined the support staff team at the IOD's Concord office in October, 2007, and her role has primarily been coordination of trainings, conferences, and other events for various IOD projects. Currently, in addition to coordinating several major annual conferences, Cat provides program support to the RENEW/PBIS team. Cat is a senior administrative professional with twenty years of experience in higher education, non-profit, and corporate business environments. In addition, she is a published poet and an experienced editor. She enjoys using her strong creative and communication skills to continually improve organizational efficiency and quality of internal and external communications and work product.


Creating Connections NH is a federally-funded project to develop and implement a system of care for youth (ages 12-25) with Substance Use Disorders (SUD) and Co-occurring mental health disorders and SUD (COD). 
"Education Revolution at Somersworth High School" Multi-tiered System of Support (MTSS) is a data-driven behavioral support and improvement framework that consists of three levels, each specifically designed to prevent disruption and address the behavioral support needs of students at risk of school failure: 
New Hampshire Wraparound : Intensive Care Coordination Providing Hope for NH Youth with Emotional or Behavioral Challenges and Their Families  
NH Children's Behavioral Health Workforce Development Network
RENEW is a structured school-to-career transition planning and individualized wraparound process for youth with emotional and behavioral challenges. 
TIPP is designed to prepare graduate social work and special education scholars in research-based practices and systems change strategies to improve outcomes for children and youth with significant support needs, including those with emotional and behavioral challenges, developmental and intellectual disabilities, autism, sensory, and other learning disabilities.  

Cat Jones is a woman with short brown hair in a pixie cut wearing tortoiseshell glasses and a speckled gray cardigan
Institute on Disability
57 Regional Drive, Unit 8
Concord, NH 03301