Kathryn Phillips
63011 NW Fresca Street  PO Box 9381  Bend Oregon 97708
(541) 390-6683



Bachelor of Arts in Special Education
Bachelor or Arts Elementary Education
Arizona State University, Tempe AZ 1978

Master of Arts in Education Administration
Emphasis in Special Education Administration
Northern Arizona University 1982
Flagstaff, AZ

Post Graduate Studies
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


Crisis Prevention Intervention Training
Trainer of Trainers

Assessment and Diagnosis of Emotional and Behavioral Disorters
Washington, D.C.

Education of  Students with Traumatic Brain Injury
Eugene, Oregon   

Perinatal Substance Abuse Prevention
Fairfax, Virginia

Northwest Conference on Neuropsychology 
San Diego, CA 


Educational and Behavioral Consultant
President, Phillips Associates Consulting    1989-present
International speaker on Assessment and Diagnosis of Learning Disorders, Safe Schools and
Violence Prevention, Paraeducator Training Series, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Traumatic Brain
Injury, Behavioral and Emotional Disorders. Behavioral consultant to Head Start Programs.
Evaluator and consultant Oregon Department of Human Services self-sufficiency Programs

National Presenter and Behavioral Consultant
President, Total Behavior Management    2001-present
National consultant and founder for comprehensive consulting service that provides onsite consulting, trainings and keynote speeches for educators in assessing learning and behavioral
issues, creating safe schools and positive schoolwide management plans.
International Presenter
Bureau of Education & Research  2004-present
International consultant, presenter and key note speaker on behavior management issues.
180 presentations per year in 180 cities around the United States and Canada, Singapore, Australia.

Expert Witness
Washington, California and Oregon State Circuit Courts  1995-present
Interviews, file review, consultation to attorneys, courtroom testimony
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Abuse and Trauma, Learning Disorders and Traumatic Brain Injury.


College Professor
Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon  1997-2007
Plan, instruct, supervise masters-level graduate students
"Interventions for Severe Emotionally and Behaviorally Disorders Students"
"Assessment and Diagnosis in Special Education"
"Educating Students with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Other Drug Effects"

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,
Life skills, 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.

Brothers School District, Brothers, Oregon  2001-2004
One room school house special education teacher K-8
Mental Health Consultant
Head Start of Harney County  1991-2009
School psychology duties and behavioral consultation with Head Start staff and providers.
Behavior intervention plans, functional analysis, parent and staff training.

Senior Behavioral Consultant
Simmons Associates-The Education Company  San Diego CA  1987-2001
National speaker, staff development and onsite consultation on behavioral issues, school and
classwide management systems, violence prevention and working effectively with parents.

Educational Consultant, Counselor and Special Education Administrator
Bend, LaPine School District, Bend, Oregon   1995-2002
Evaluations, school psychology duties, file reviews, program planning and educational diagnosis of students with learning difficulties including: emotional disturbance, behavioral
problems,learning disabilities, autism, mental retardation, other health impairments, attention
deficit disorder and fetal alcohol syndrome.

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

Assessment Specialist, Counselor 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.

Classroom Teacher
Learning Disabilities and Behavioral Specialist
Elementary Administrator
Canby Elementary School District, Canby, Oregon  1978-1985
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/ProEd Publishers

Get Oregonized
Fourth grade social studies text book state adopte contributing author
1988 Holt Reinhard and Winston

Assessing Behavior in Children
2004 Total Behavior Management Publications

The Ultimate Playground Guide
2005 Total Behavior Management Publications

Dealing with Difficult Parents
2006 Total Behavior Management Publications

Ideas that Work for Children with Sensory Integration Disorders
and their Challenging Behaviors
2008 Total Behavior Management Publications

Using the Response to Intervetion Model for
Difficult and Disruptive Students Behaviors
2009 Total Behavior Management Publications
Effective Strategies for Dealing with Challenging Elementary Children
2008 Total Behavior Management Publications

Council for Exceptional Children
American Counseling Association
American Psychological Association

References available upon request

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