CURRICULUM VITA

Allison Gunne

EDUCATION & LICENSE

  • Doctor of Philosophy Ph.D. Tennessee State University, 2010
  • Dyslexia Specialist Certificate, Middle Tennessee State University, 2010
  • Educational Specialist Ed.S. Tennessee State University, 2007
  • Master of Science M.S. Tennessee State University, 1990
  • Bachelor of Arts B.A. Middle Tennessee State University, 1988

  • Licensed Psychological Examiner TN HRB: Board of Examiners in Psychology, 1993
  • Licensed School Psychologist (Apprentice Special Group 36) TN DOE: State Department of Education, 2007

PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS

  • Cognitive processing and development of cognitively based academic instruction and intervention techniques; Theories and measurement of intelligence

  • Diagnosis and treatment of dyslexia; Intervention with students experiencing learning difficulties in the areas of reading and math

  • Implementation of RTI methods and curriculum based measurement (DIBELS)

  • Psychological and educational assessment of culturally and linguistically diverse students; Determination of the primary influence of culture and language on test performance; Differentiation of cultural and linguistic differences from disorders of cognition

  • Research on the interactive affects of second language acquisition, reading development, and reading disorders

APPLIED PRACTICE

  • Psychoeducational evaluation; bilingual evaluation; language proficiency assessment; diagnosis of cognitive processing and learning disorders; educational disability certification; functional behavior assessment; educational guidance and counseling; psychological report writing; IEP-Team participation; instructional consultation; Estimated completed educational disability evaluation cases to date over 1,500

  • Expertise with administration-interpretation of curriculum based measurement; Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS)

  • Expertise with administration-interpretation of measures of cognitive processing: Woodcock-Johnson WJ-III COG, WJ-III Bateria Cognitiva, Wechsler Intelligence Test for Children WISC-IV, WPPSI, WMS, SB5, K-ABC-II, CAS, DAS, CTONI, UNIT, Leiter-R, CELF-IV, Berry VMI, BDI-II, DAYC

  • Expertise with administration-interpretation of measures of academic achievement: Woodcock-Johnson WJ-III ACH, WJ-III Bateria Aprovechamiento, Wechsler Individual Achievement Test WIAT-II, Comprehensive Test of Phonological Processing CTOPP, LAC-3, K-TEA, WRMT-R, DAB-3

  • Expertise with administration-interpretation of measures behavioral functioning: BASC-2, CRS, SIB-R, VABS-II, ABAS, GADS, GARS-2, CARS, PIC, DAP:SPED

  • LETRS Training Certificate, 2007 Murfreesboro, TN; DIBELS Mentor Training Institute Certificate 2006, Atlanta GA; Wilson Language Training Certificate 2006, Nashville, TN; Das-Naglieri Cognitive Assessment System (CAS2) 2005, Restandardization Team, Riverside Publishing, Chicago, IL

TEACHING & TRAINING

  • Instructor for Cumberland University, Lebanon TN for educators renewing their license to teach through TN DOE. ED 490W Principles of Literacy: Assessment & Teaching of Reading

  • Adjunct Professor for Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN: PSYC 2100 Psychology of Adjustment, PSYC 3410 Social Psychology, PSYC 4400 Psychology of Drugs & Behavior, SOCI 3000 Social Statistics

  • Adjunct Professor for Motlow State Community College, Metro Moore County, TN: PSY 1030 General Psychology, PSY 2130 Life Span Developmental Psychology, PSYC 2014 Psychology of Human Sexuality

  • Teacher Inservice & Professional Development Workshops: Legal issues for the provision of Special Education Services through 2004 Re-Authorized IDEA; Training educators on second language acquisition, bilingual education; curriculum development; accommodating ELL students with disabilities; reading acquisition, intervention, & assessment

  • Presenter: Cognitive assessment, ethical and legal issues related to school psychology and bilingual-multicultural education issues; reading development & disorders of reading

  • Support Group / Workshop Facilitator: Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse-ASCSA, Domestic Violence Intervention Program, Family Systems Development, Parenting Skills Training, Grief & Bereavement Support Group,Personal Growth Seminar for Women

  • Director-Administrator: Inpatient adult psychiatric center; Private practice psychotherapist, Cumberland Psychological Associates

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

  • APA American Psychological Association, Div. 16 School Psychology
  • APA Society for the Teaching of Psychology
  • ACA American Counseling Association
  • TPA Tennessee Psychological Association
  • NASP National Association of School Psychologists
  • TASP Tennessee Association of School Psychologists
  • IDA International Dyslexia Association
  • TN-IDA Tennessee Branch of International Dyslexia Association
  • TN-TESOL TN Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • CEC Council for Exceptional Children
  • ISPA International School Psychology Association
  • LDA Learning Disabilities Association of America
  • APT Association For Play Therapy

FOREIGN LANGUAGE

  • Bilingual Language Proficiency: English & Spanish
  • Listed: NASP Bilingual School Psychologist Directory

SERVICE PROJECTS & HONORS

  • TSU School Psychologist of the Year Award, 2007
  • Volunteer of the Year Award: Families in Crisis Domestic Violence Shelter, 1996
  • Tennessee Association School Psychologists, Member Ethics Committee
  • TN Committee for the Prevention of Child Abuse, Consultant
  • Contact Lifeline, Volunteer Trainer
  • Haven of Hope Domestic Violence Shelter, Board of Directors

PRESENTATIONS & PUBLICATIONS (Partial Listing)

Gunne, A. J. (2008). Tourette's Syndrome & Tic Disorders: Knowledge Base for the Classroom Teacher. Inservice Trainer: Warren County Schools, McMinnville, TN.

Gunne, A. J. (2007, 2008). Reading is Rocket Science! Inservice Trainer: Warren County Schools, McMinnville, TN.

Gunne, A. J. (2007). Principles of Literacy Assessment for English Language Learners Presenter: Adolescent Literacy Institute Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN

Gunne, A. J. (2006). Curriculum Based Measurement: Use of the Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills. Presenter: Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN

Gunne, A. J. (2006-2007). Conversational Spanish in the Classroom. Inservice Trainer: Warren County Schools, McMinnville, TN.

Eckenrod, K. M. & Gunne, A. J. (2006). Managing Severe Behavior Problems in the Regular Classroom. Inservice Trainer: Warren County Schools, McMinnville, TN.

Gunne, A. J. (2006). Luria's Information Processing Model of Cognition and the Development of the PASS Theory of Intelligence. Presenter: Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN

Gunne, A. J. (2005). The Culturally Competent Classroom. Inservice Trainer: Warren County Schools, McMinnville, TN.

Gunne, A. J. (2004). Learning Problems Versus Second Language Acquisition: Application of Instructional Methods for General Education Teachers. Inservice Trainer: Warren County Schools, McMinnville, TN.

Gunne, A. J. (2004). Procedure Manual for Grade Level Screening and Identification of Intellectually Gifted Students, Publication: Warren County Schools, McMinnville, TN

Gunne, A. J. (2002). Intellectual Giftedness: New Tennessee Standards for Certification. Inservice Trainer: Tullahoma City Schools, Tullahoma, TN.

Gunne, A. J. (2001). Administering the Wechsler Individual Achievement Test: Training for Certified Teachers. Inservice Trainer: Tullahoma City Schools, Tullahoma, TN.

Gunne, A. J. (2000). What Parents and Teachers Should Know About Disability Determination. Workshop Presenter: Tullahoma City Schools, Tullahoma, TN.

Bauer (Gunne), A. J. (1997). Working with Violent Children: Lee Cantor Video Series. Inservice Trainer: Tullahoma City Schools, Tullahoma, TN.

Bauer (Gunne), A. J. (1996). Improving Self-Esteem Through Teaching Assertiveness Skills. Inservice Trainer: Tullahoma City Schools, Tullahoma, TN.

Bauer (Gunne), A. J. (1990-1995). Grief & Bereavement Workshop Series for Adults. Group Facilitator: Sponsored annually through Hospice of the Highland Rim, Tullahoma, TN.

Bauer (Gunne), A. J. (1990-1995). Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. Group Facilitator: Sponsored annually through Harton Regional Medical Center, Tullahoma, TN.

Bauer, A. J. Gunne. (1989). Learned Helplessness: Shifts in Affect Following Uncontrollability and the Relationship to Attribution Style. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 299-484)

Bauer, A. J. Gunne. (1989). Community College Women's Program Manual. (ERIC
Document Reproduction Service No. CEO 52845)

Bauer, A. J. Gunne. (1988). Academic Performance in English: A Report and Comprehensive Examination of High School Grades, Achievement Test Scores, College Level Placement, and Subsequent College Course Grades. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 292-827)

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Allison J. Gunne, Ph.D.

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