Kathryn Phillips
20036 Rock Bluff Circle Bend, Or 97702
(541) 390-6683


   Bachelor of Arts in Special Education and Elementary  Education
   Arizona State University, 1978

   Master of Arts in Education Administration
   Northern Arizona University,  1982

   Post Graduate Work

Educational Administration
Lewis and Clark College  1998-1999  

School Psychology and Counseling
Lewis and Clark College  1996-1998  

School Psychology and Special Education Administration
Portland State University  1983-1992 

   Specialized Training

Educational Implications of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Other Drug Effects
Trainer of Trainers for Northwest Regional Laboratory for Drug Free Schools
November 2-6 1992 - Portland, Oregon 

Substance Abuse and the Brain
October 10, 1994 - Portland, Oregon

Perinatal Substance Abuse Prevention
December 9-15, 1995 - Fairfax, Virginia

Northwest Conference on Neuropsychology 
April 4-8, 1995 - San Diego, CA 

Total Quality Management  - Langford Institute
August 9-15, 1996 - Bend Oregon

Education of  Students with Traumatic Brain Injury
Sept. 1995-June 1996 - Eugene, Oregon   

Assessment and Diagnosis of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
May 1-5, 1997 - Washington, D.C.   

Current Employment and Duties

   Educational and Behavioral Consultant & President
   Phillips Associates Consulting    1989-present
National speaker on:
-Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
-Traumatic Brain Injury
-Behavioral and Emotional Disorders
Behavioral Consultant to Head Start Programs.

   Expert Witness
   Washington and Oregon State Circuit Courts  1995-present
Interviews, file review, review of educational records, consultation to attorneys,
courtroom testimony
-Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
-Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
-Abuse and Trauma
-Learning Disorders
-Traumatic Brain Injury

   Lewis and Clark College  Portland, Oregon  1997-present
Plan, instruct, supervise masters-level graduate students
"Assessment and Diagnosis in Special Education"
"Educating Students with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Other Drug Effects"
"Interventions for Severe Emotionally and Behaviorally Disorders Students"

Previous Work Experience

   Senior Behavioral Consultant
   Simmons Phillips Associates -The Education Company  San Diego CA 1987-2002
Staff development and onsite consultation on behavioral issues.

   Assistant Director Special Education Programs
   Bend-LaPine School District, Bend, Oregon July 1998-2000
Responsibilities for supervision and evaluation of special programs including:
-Teen Parent
-Lifeskills educational resource centers at the elementary, middle and
high school levels
-Paraeducator training series
-Participation on the Total Quality Management Teams
-Vertical Team membership and Horizontal Team membership
-Facilitation of the PERKS parent group
-Budget preparation, staff hiring, and planning in special education
-Liaison for transition services for early childhood special education to
kindergarten and high school to work
-Coordinator of the School to Work Programs
-Member of the Alternative Learning Opportunities Team for the district
-Participation in strategic planning

   Educational Consultant, Evaluator and Site Facilitator
   Bend, LaPine School District, Bend, Oregon   1995-1998, 2001
Evaluations, file reviews, program planning and educational diagnosis of
students with learning difficulties including:
-Emotional disturbance
-Behavioral problems
-Learning disabilities
-Mental retardation
-Attention deficit disorder
-Fetal alcohol syndrome
Evaluations of over 1500 individuals during my 18 year tenure. Consultation
with teachers, mental health professionals, administrators, parents,
corrections. Provide technical assistance regarding the special education law
and trainings for staff development on variety of issues. Member of four
person committee that determines placements for student exhibiting severe
behavior disorders throughout the district.

   Adjunct Instructor
   Portland State University,  Portland, Oregon 1996
Plan, instruct, supervise masters-level students
"Educating Special Needs Students in Early Childhood Education Settings"

   Adjunct Instructor
   Southern Oregon State College,  Ashland, Oregon 1995
Plan, instruct, supervise masters-level students
"Educating Students with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Other Drug Effects".

   Assessment Specialist and Education Consultant 
   Deschutes County Education Service District, Bend, Oregon  1988-1995
Emotional, behavioral, educational and vocational assessments of students
ages five to twenty-one. Provided consultation services in program planning,
diagnosis, community and school-to-work efforts.

   Learning Disabilities and Behavioral Specialist
   Canby Elementary School District, Canby, Oregon  1979-1985
Assessment, diagnosis, instructional, program planning, teaching.
Coordinated services for special education classrooms in district.


   Project: COLOR
an arts curriculum for children with emotional disturbances.
1984 Ednick Publishers

   Get Oregonized
Fourth grade social studies text book.
State adopted contributing author, 1988

   Procedures Manual for Transitioning Children from Early Childhood Special
   Education to Kindergarten

   Fostering Resiliency in Children: Applications in Logotherapy
Counseling guide for developing resiliency in high risk children using
logotherapy counseling approach.

   Brown Bag Specials
Model Program for Paraeducator Training in Accordance with IDEA
Reauthorization, 1999

   ODE Local Capacity Grants 1999-2000:
"Classroom for Medically Fragile and Technologically Dependent Children"
"Parent Network for Transitioning Students with Developmental Disabilities"
"Extended Assessment for Lifeskills Students"

Current Professional Organizations
   Council for Exceptional Children
   Confederation of School Administrators
   Association for Curriculum and Development
   American Counseling Association

Community Service

   Bend High School Ski Team
   Sunriver Nature Center
   Deschutes County Children's Foundation Board Member

References available upon request

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