Paige Tidwell, EdS, CRC, CVE, LPC, PVE

College of Family and Consumer Sciences


Vocational Specialist

016 River’s Crossing
850 College Station Rd.
Athens, GA 30602


workOffice Phone: 706-542-3963

Fax: 706-542-4815



Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
Bachelor's of Art Psychology University of Georgia 1990
Master's Rehabilitation Counseling University of South Carolina 1996
Specialist Transition, Special Education, Vocational Evaluation George Washington University 2015

Job Description

  • Provide technical assistance to employment  service providers and state agencies serving individuals with disabilities;
  • Assist in research related to employment for individuals with disabilities;
  • Develop and conduct professional development courses for Vocational Rehabilitation professionals and students in higher education programs
  • Provide Vocational Expert testimony for Social Security Disability Determination hearings
  • Provide technial assistance and training related to assessments and vocational evaluation, to include specialization in the transition assessment process
  • Provide Vocational Specialist services for the Georgia AgrAbility/FarmAgain project

I am currently an active member of several state and national boards to include the Georgia Rehabilitation Association, a state chapter of the National Rehabilitation Association ( NRA); the  Vocational Evaluators and Work Adjustment Association ( VEWAA) and National Association of Disability Planning Specialists ( NADBS), both divisions of NRA. Additionally, I am on the board of the National Professional Vocational Evaluator Registry.