Current School Psychology Faculty

Pamela Guess, Ph.D.

GuessProgram Director

School Psychology 

Pamela-Guess@utc.edu

423-425-4175

308 B Hunter Hall

 Dr. Pamela Guess has taught Full-Time at UTC since 2000.

Educational Background

  • Undergraduate degree in Psychology
  • Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology
  • Ph. D. in School Psychology

Professional Experience

  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Worked in a Rehabilitation Center 

UTC Involvement:

  • Teaching School Psychology Courses
  • Summer Institute for Special Education Teachers
  • Osborne Fellows Program for Teachers in Urban Schools
  • Alternative Certification Program for teachers 

Sara McCane-Bowling, Ph.D.

BowlingAssociate Professor

School Psychology 

Sara-Bowling@utc.edu 

(423) 425-5289 

308 D Hunter Hall

Dr. Sara McCane-Bowling is a Licensed Psychologist and a professor in the School Psychology Program.

Educational Background

  • Ph. D. in School Psychology at UTK

Professional Experience

  • School Psychologist in a public school system
  • Conducted Psychoeducational Evaluations
  • Consulted with Teachers Regarding Interventions
  • Assisted in Program Evaluation Research
  • Assisted in Systems-Change Initiatives
  • Educational Consultant at UTK

Research Interests

  • School-Wide Positive Behavior Support
  • Response to Intervention
  • Curriculum-Based Measurements
  • School-Based Interventions

Ted Miller, Ph.D.

Miller

UC Foundation ProfessorSchool of EducationTed-Miller@utc.edu425-4540

202 Hunter Hall

Dr. Miller teachers School Psychology and Special Education Courses at UTC.

Educational  Background

  • Doctorate in Educational/School Psychology Indiana University

Professional Experience

  • Professor at Northern Illinois Unverisity

Research Interests

  • Alternative Measurement Practices and Action Research Procedures of Improving Classroom Effectiveness
  • Procedures that Improve Online Instruction 
  • Teacher Effectiveness

Jim Tucker, Ph.D.

TuckerMcKee Chair of Excellence
School of Education
  Jim-Tucker@utc.edu
  425-5261
  102D Hooper Hall

 

 Dr. Tucker is part of the school learning and leadership program as well as the school-psychology program.  

Professional Experience

  • Professor of Educational Psychology at Andrews University
  • Director of the Bureau of Special Education
  • Pennsylvania Department of Education
  • Director of Federal Programs for the Department of Special Education
  • Texas Education Agency
  • High School and Elementary School Teacher in Florida

Learning Authority on the Subject of:

  • Integrated Educational Program-Development for at-risk students
  • Consultant/Trainer to hundreds of school systems in the U.S. and Forgein Countries

 

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