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Ann Fullerton, Ph.D.

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

 

Ann Fullerton, Ph. D.

January, 2008

 

Education

 

Ph.D.   1990                Clinical Psychology                                           Peabody College of

                                    Special Education                                             Vanderbilt University

                                    NIMH Mental Retardation

                                    Research Trainee         

M.A.    1980                Psychology                                                       Peabody College of

                                    Mental Retardation Research                Vanderbilt University

                                    Special Education

B.S.    1977                 Psychology                                                       Reed College

 

Teaching License:         Oregon Standard Handicapped Learner.

 

Employment

 

Position                                    Agency                                                                         Date

 

Research Director                     Graduate School of Education, PSU (half-time) 2007 - Present

Department Chair                     Portland State University, Special Education                  2002 - 2007

Professor                                  Portland State University, Special Education                  2003 - Present

Associate Professor                  Portland State University, Special Education                  1997 - 2003

Assistant Professor                   Portland State University, Special Education                  1990 - 1997

Principal Co-Investigator          Self-Determination for Teachers & Administrators         1999 - 2002

Project Director                        "CAPS" Personnel Preparation Project             1997

- 2001

Project Coordinator                  Training Inclusive Educators Program                1995 - 1998

Project Director                        Self-Determination Model Demonstration Project          1992 - 1995

Project Coordinator                  Partnerships in Outdoor Recreation Project                   1990 - 1993

Business Owner                        Adaptive Strategies, Inc.,                                              1983 - 1990

                                                Software Development Firm

Psychologist                             Western Carolina Developmental Center                       1982

Vocational Program                  Tennessee Department of Mental Retardation                1981 - 1982

Developer/Trainer   

Teacher                                    Peabody Summer Program                                           1978

Job Developer/             CETA Program; Mt Hood Kiwanis Camp                    1977   

Work Supervisor                     

Group Home Manager  Edwards Center                                                           1977

Vocational Trainer                    Columbia Gorge Rehabilitation Center               1976

Group Home Manager

Dissertation

 

 The Behavior of Physically Handicapped Severely and Profoundly Retarded Adults and Their Caregivers in Two Residential Environments, 1990, Dr. Kathleen Hoover-Dempsey

 

Books

 

Coyne, P. & Fullerton, A. (2004) Supporting Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Recreation. Sagamore: Champagne, ILL.

 

Brannan, S., Fullerton, A, Arick, J., Robb, G. & Bender, M. (2003). Including youth with disabilities in outdoor programs: Best practices, outcomes, and resources. Sagamore: Champaign,IL.

 

Fullerton, A.; Coyne, P. Stratton, J., & Gray, C. (1996). Higher functioning students with autism: A teacher's guide. Austin, TX: Pro-Ed.

 

Chapters

 

Arick, J. , Krug, D. A., Loos, L. Falco, R. & Fullerton, A. (2006). School based programs.  Autism Handbook, 3rd Edition, NY: Wiley

 

Fullerton, A. (1998). Putting feet on my dreams: Involving students with autism in self-exploration and learning. In M. Wehmeyer & D. Sands, Eds. Making it happen: Student involvement in educational planning, decision-making and instruction. Madison WI:Paul Brooks.   

Articles

 

Fullerton, A. Brannan, S. & Arick, J. (2003). Qualitative outcomes for youth who participate in inclusive programs: A multi-case analysis across 14 camps and outdoor schools. Coalition for Education in the Outdoors Research Symposium Proceedings. Bradford Woods, Indiana University.

 

Arick, J. Brannan, S. & Fullerton, A. (2003). Effective practices and participant outcomes of inclusive camps and outdoor schools. Coalition for Education in the Outdoors Research Symposium Proceedings.  Bradford Woods, Indiana University.

 

Fullerton, A. Hulbert, T., Pierson, P., Waldorf, J., and Calhoun, A. (2002). Creation vacation brings low income families to camp. Camping Magazine. 75(3), 43-46..

 

Brannan, S., Arick, A. & Fullerton, A. (2000). The national camp evaluation project: The effects of residential camping on the affective and recreation skill performance of campers with disabilities. Coalition for Education in the Outdoors Research Symposium Proceedings. Bradford Woods, Indiana University.

 

Fullerton, A., Brannan, S. & Arick, J. (2000). The impact of camp programs on children with disabilities: Opportunities for developing independence. Coalition for Education in the Outdoors Research Symposium Proceedings.  Bradford Woods, Indiana University.

 

Brannan, S., Arick, A., Fullerton, A., Harris (2000). Inclusive outdoor programs benefit youth. Camping Magazine, 73(4), 26-29.

Fullerton, A. & Coyne, P. (1999). Developing skills and concepts for self-determination in         young adults with autism. Focus on Autism and other Developmental Disabilities.

14(1), 42-52.

 

Fullerton, A.& Brannan, S. (1999). Case studies reveal camper growth. Camping Magazine,

 72 (1), 22-26.

 

Brannan, S., Arick, A. & Fullerton, A. (1997). The national camp evaluation project: A national study of the effects of specialized camps. Camping Magazine, 70 (1), 28-31..

 

Brannan, S., Arick, A. Fullerton, A. & Harris, J. (1997). Inclusionary practices: A nationwide  survey of mainstream camps serving all youth. Camping Magazine, 70 (1), 32-34.

 

Fullerton, A. (1995). Promoting self-determination for adolescents and young adults with autism. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 5, 337-346.

 

Dy, E., Strain, P.S., Fullerton, A. & Stowitschek, J. (1981). Training institutionalized, elderly mentally retarded persons as intervention agents for socially isolate peers. Analysis and Intervention in Developmental Disabilities, 1, 199-215.

 

Non-Refereed Publications

 

Fullerton, A. (1994). Putting feet on my dreams: A curriculum in self-determination for higher functioning young adults with autism. Self-Determination Curriculum Project. Portland State University, Portland, OR. (available from author).

 

Fullerton, A., Marler, S. & Brannan, S. (1993). Toward greater inclusion: Adapting outdoor education and recreation programs for persons with severe disabilities, a leadership packet. Partnerships in outdoor recreation project. Portland State University, Portland, OR.

 

Fullerton, A. (1991). Development of the Oregon Individual Assessment Instrument: Determining levels of need among Oregon's consumers with developmental disabilities. Monograph, Division of Developmental Disabilities, Department of Human Resources, Salem, OR.

 

Fullerton, A., Brannan, S., Havens, M. & Edwards, J. (1991). A staff training model to promote integrated outdoor recreation for adults with severe disabilities. Partnerships in outdoor recreation project. Portland State University, Portland, OR.

 

Fullerton, A. (1981). Results of a survey of early intervention programs in Tennessee: What is needed? Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, Nashville, TN.

 

Fullerton, A. (1980). A pre-vocational curriculum for dual-diagnosed MH/DD clients. Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, Nashville, TN.

 

 

Presentations at Professional Meetings

 

Invited presentation at Pathways to Teaching: Keeping the Focus on Students, Western Oregon University, December, 2005.

            "Pathways in Special Education"

Invited presentation at M.I.N.D. Institute, University of California Medical School, Davis, CA., July, 2003.

            "Promoting Self-Determination for Young Adults with Autism"

Presentation (with Sharon Field and Alan Hoffman) at Council for Exceptional Children, New York, NY, April, 2002.

"Adults Who Experience Disability Review Special Educator Preparation."

Presentation (with Sharon Field and Alan Hoffman), Council for Exceptional Children, New York, NY, April, 2002.

"Promoting Self-Determination for Teachers and Administrators"

Presentation at Coalition for Education in the Outdoors Research Symposium, Bradford Woods, IN, January, 2002.

"Qualitative outcomes for youth who participate in inclusive programs:

A multi-case analysis across 14 camps and outdoor schools."

Presentation at Coalition for Education in the Outdoors Research Symposium, Bradford Woods, IN, January, 2002.

"Effective practices and participant outcomes of inclusive camps and outdoor schools."

Presentation (with Sharon Field and Alan Hoffman) at Teacher Education Division, Council for Exceptional Children, St. Petersberg, FL, November, 2001.

"Adults Who Experience Disability Review Special Educator Preparation."

Presentation (with Sharon Field and Alan Hoffman) at Teacher Education Division, Council for Exceptional Children, St. Petersberg, FL, November, 2001.

"Promoting Self-Determination in Initial Preparation and In-service Programming"

Presentation (with Sharon Field and Alan Hoffman) at Division of Career Development & Transition, Council for Exceptional Children, Denver, CO, October, 2001.

"Adults Who Experience Disability Review Special Educator Preparation."

Presentation (with Sharon Field and Alan Hoffman) at Division of Career Development & Transition, Council for Exceptional Children, Denver, CO, October, 2001.

"Promoting Self-Determination in Initial Preparation and In-service Programming"

Presentation at Council for Exceptional Children, Vancouver, B.C., April 2000.

"Facilitating the Participation of Adolescents with Autism in Transition Planning"

Presentation (with Phyllis Edmundson, Nancy Benson, Jackie Temple) at Council for Exceptional Children, Vancouver, B.C., April 2000.

"Being both: The professional identity and practices of teachers prepared as

 inclusive educators".

Presentation at Bradford Woods Research Conference on Outdoor Education, Bradford Wood, IL, January, 2000      

"National Inclusive Camp Practices Project: Final Results"

Presentation at American Camping Association National Conference, Albuquerque, NM, Feb. 2000.

"The National Inclusive Camp Practices Project. Best Practicies and

Outcomes in Inclusive Camps "

Poster session presentation (with Nancy Benson) at American Educational Research Association, in San Diego, CA, April, 1998.

"Being both: The professional identity and practices of teachers prepared as ‘inclusive educators', A descriptive study of a dual elementary and special education graduate licensure program."

Presenter at Autism Society of Oregon conference, in Portland, OR, January, 1998.

            "Self-determination for young adults with autism".

Presenter (with Steve Isaacson and Beth Dohrn) at Teacher Education Division, Council for Exceptional Children conference in Savannah, GA, November, 1997.

            "Distance education delivery of special education courses."

Presenter as part of panel in a Showcase Presentation, Council for Exceptional Children Annual Convention, Indianapolis, IN, April 1995.

"In our voice: Students with disabilities describe their experience in self-determination programs."

Presenter at the Annual Meeting and Conference of the Autism Society of America. Greensboro, NC, July, 1995.

"Putting feet on my dreams": A program in self-determination for higher functioning young adults with autism."

Keynote speaker at the U.S. Department of Education OSERS Project Director's Meeting, Washington D.C., April, 1994.

            "Self-Folios for higher functioning young adults with autism". (with Georgie Thomas)

Keynote address at the annual Coalition in Oregon of Parents & Educators (COPE) Wagonwheel Conference, Bend, OR, April 1994.

            "Self-determination for persons with autism".

Presenter at the Oregon Association for Vocational and Special Needs Professionals (OAVSNP) Conference in Lincoln City, OR; April, 1994.

"A Curriculum in Self-Determination for High Functioning Young Adults with Autism."

Presenter at the Region 10 Rehabilitation Conference, November, 1992, Portland, OR.

"A Staff Training Model in Outdoor Recreation for Persons with Severe Disabilities."

Presenter at the Autism Conference, Portland, OR, November, 1992.

"Self-determination of high school students with autism."

 

Workshops and Training Sessions

 

Invited workshop for parents and members of the Oregon Family Support Network, June, 2003 in Eugene, OR.

            "How the fun stuff builds skills: Ideas for parents of children with

special behavior needs".

Invited workshop for teachers at Oregon Vocational Special Needs Professionals conference, February, 2003.

            " Understanding and supporting secondary students with Asperger's Disorder"

 Invited workshop for teachers at Oregon Vocational Special Needs Professionals conference, February, 2003.

            " Promoting self-determination as part of transition planning"

Invited workshop at the "Celebrating Schools for Everyone Conference" Multnomah Education Service District Outreach Center for Inclusive Education, May 2000.

            " Inclusive camping and recreation programs: Benefits for all children."

Workshop for North Clackamas District's middle and secondary special educators, December, 1996.

            "Using Self-Determination Curricula: Putting Feet On My Dreams".

Oregon EDNET session for Statewide Transition Project, November, 1996, with Meg Dooley, Teacher, Transition Classroom, Corvallis, OR.

            "Self-Determination Curricula"

Conducted six workshops throughout Oregon for teachers, families, and persons with autism.

                        Albany, OR; January, 1995      Portland, OR; January 1995

                        Salem, OR; February, 1995      Medford, OR; February, 1995

                        Bend, OR; March, 1995           Baker City, OR; May, 1995

            "Self-Determination for Higher Functioning Persons with Autism"

Invited training session for Children's Home Society, Vancouver, WA; May 1993.

"Mental health issues and counseling for persons with developmental disabilities."

Conducted three training and three evaluation workshops with teachers field-testing the curricula, "Putting feet on my dreams" in high schools. Portland, OR.

            Team 1: February, 1993 & June, 1993 Team 2: September, 1993 & January, 1994.

            Team 3: December, 1994 & May 1995

Conducted eight training workshops for group home staff, teachers, and persons with severe disabilities in outdoor recreation. A total of 24 community agencies and 300 persons participated. Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp, Rhododendron, OR.

            Group 1: March, 1991 & April, 1991               Group 2: October, 1991 & November, 1991

            Group 3: April, 1992 & May, 1992                  Group 4: September, 1992 & October, 1992

 

Teaching

 

(In addition to full-time grant projects from 1991 to 1995)

 

Courses Taught

 

SPED 510: Leisure Education (with Steve Brannan) (1991- 1992)

SPED 573: Advanced Assessment Handicapped Learner (1991- 1992)

SPED 560: Outdoor Recreation/Education for Persons with Disabilities (1991-Present)

COUN 593: Case Management (with Andy Huckfeldt & Jesse Kappel) (1991 - 1998)

SPED 506: Cognitive Education: Mediated Learning (with Colleen Hanson &

Linda Wooley, PPS) (1993)

SPED 506: Cognitive Education: Cognitive Process of Instruction          (with Otis Fulton,

 Developmental Skills Institute) (1993)

SPED 516: Consultation and Team Planning (with Jean Edwards) (1994)

ED 510: Principles of Learning, Dual Licensure Program  (with Elisa Slee,

Barbara Bryan, Christine Chaille) (1994)

ED 510: Assessment, Dual Licensure Program  (with Barbara Bryan) (1994)

ED 510: Principles of Teaching & Learning, Dual Licensure Program (with Linda Darling,

 Christine Chaille) (1995)

ED 510: Principles of Teaching & Learning; Exceptional Learner, Dual Licensure Program

(with Nancy Benson, Jean Horton) (1996)

ED 510: Principles of Teaching & Learning; Multi-Cultural Education, Dual Licensure

Program (with Jean Horton) (1996)

SPED 510: Secondary Instructional Methods. (1996 - 1997)

ED 510: Research in Education (1997)

SPED 573: Assessment of Students with Mild Disabilities (1997 - Present)

SPED 510: Connecting Transition and School-to-Work Programs.(1997)

ED 510 Master's Project, Dual Licensure Program (1997)

SPED 518: Survey of Exceptional Learner (Secondary Focus) (1997)

ED 510: Principles of Learning (1997)

SPED 534 Curriculum & Programming: Severely Handicapped Learner (1998)

UNST: 421: Senior Capstone: Learning From & About Persons with Severe Disabilities

.(1998- Present)

SPED510: Collaboration I: Families & Communities (Middle/Secondary) (1998)

SPED 510: Collaboration II: Inclusion & Schools (Middle/Secondary) (with Gloria Faine) (1999)

SPED 510: Instructional Methods I: Literacy (Middle/Secondary) (1999- Present)

SPED510:Instructional Methods II: Math & Content Areas (Middle/Secondary) (1999 - Present)

SPED 510: Instructional Strategies for Students with Autism: Advanced (with Phyllis Coyne) (2001-2002)

 

New Classes Developed

 

For the Special Educator Initial License Program:

 

SPED 510: Secondary Instructional Methods I: Literacy

SPED 510: Secondary Instructional Methods II: Math & Content Areas

SPED 510: Collaboration I: Families & Communities  (Middle/Secondary)

SPED 510: Collaboration II: Inclusion & Schools  (Middle/Secondary) (with Gloria Faine)

SPED 510 Careers in Special Education

 

For the Continuing License in Special Education Program

 

 

SPED 573: Advanced Assessment of Students with Mild Disabilities

SPED 510: Instructional Strategies for Students with Autism: Advanced (with Phyllis Coyne)

SPED 510: Curriculum Development in Special Education (starts spring of 2004)

 

For University Studies and Undergraduate Studies

 

UNST: 421: Senior Capstone: Learning From & About Persons with Severe Disabilities

SPED  410:  Careers in Special Education

 

For the Dual Elementary & Special Education Licensure Program

 

ED 510: Principles of Learning (dual licensure program)

ED 510: Assessment (dual licensure program.) (with Barbara Bryan)

ED 510: Exceptional Learner (dual licensure program.) (with Nancy Benson, Jean Horton)

ED 510: Multi-Cultural Education (dual licensure program.) (with Jean Horton)

ED 510: Research in Education (dual licensure program)

 

For the Dual Secondary & Special Education Licensure Program

ED 510 Typical and Atypical Adolescent Development (with Barb Ruben)

 

Other Courses

  

COUN 593: Case Management (with Andy Huckfeldt & Jesse Kappel)

SPED 510: Connecting Transition and School-to-Work Programs.

SPED 510: Development of Leisure and Recreation Skills for Students with Disabilities (with Steve Brannan)

 

Experimental Classes

 

SPED 573: Advanced of Students with Mild Disabilities revised and offered via EDNET II in 1996, EDNET I in 1997-1998 and as a web-based course 1999- Present.

 

SPED 510 Self-Determination for Teachers: Continuing Licensure Portfolio Development and Evaluation.

 

Field Supervision

 

1990 - 1991:                3 students in Field Experience II                        HL & SHL Programs

                                    1 student in Student Teaching                HL Program

1991 - 1992:                2 students in Field Experience II                        HL Program

1993 - 1994:                1 student in Field Experience II             HL Program

                                    1 student in Student Teaching                HL Program

1995 - 1996:                2 students in Practicum I                                   Dual Licensure Program

                                    4 students in Practicum II                                  Dual Licensure Program

                                    8 students in Student Teaching              Dual Licensure Program

1996 - 1997                 6 students in Student Teaching (fall)                   Dual Licensure Program

                                    6 students in Student Teaching (winter)  Dual Licensure Program

1997 - 1998                 6 students in Student Teaching (spring)  Special Education Program

1998 - 1999                 13 students in Student Teaching                        Special Education Program

1999-2000                   6 students in Student Teaching              Special Education Program

2000-2001                   6 students in Student Teaching              Special Education Program

2001 - 2002                (sabbatical)

2002 - 2003                3 students in practicum                          Special Education Program

                                    2 student in Student Teaching

 

Dissertation Advisor

Rebecca Black, Lauretta Manning

 

Doctoral Advisor

Rebecca Black, Lauretta Manning 

 

Special Education Master's Projects Advisor

 

Danielson, Andre, Griffith, Meredith, Hedges, Mariko, Hoagland, Erica, O'Connor, Bridget, Pearsall, Sasha, Rasanen, Rich, & Wilson, Karrin (2005). The development of a camp program for individuals with autism spectrum disorder.

Swindler-Swan, G., Baldwin, L., & Barkett, P. (2004). The formation of a non-profit service association: 2nd year.

Ventura, M. & Sussman, E. (2004). Rising up in the Harlem Renaissance: A thematic, interdisciplinary unit.

Fenton, P, Noell, R., Shishido, J., Stengle, T., & Young, A. (2003). The formation of a non-profit service association: Lessons learned.

Gorski, C., McGuiness, M., & Pepion, C. (2003). The experiences of novice teachers in writing a grant proposal.

 Ford, R. (2003). What I learned as a first year teacher: Reflections on teaching in urban schools. (Autobiography developed for use in preparation of special educators)

Young, A., Noell, R. Pepion, C, Fenton, P., Shisido, J., Stengle, T, Gorske, C. & McGuinness, M. (2003). Fundraising strategies for special educators.

Wright, M. & Smith, M. (2003). Program evaluation for the Autistic Children's Activity Program.

Benventura, A. (2003). An analysis of financial support programs for the preparation of special educators.

Pekus, D. (2003). Grant proposal writing for special educators.

Lutenberger, J. & Therrion, L. (2003). Curriculum development in special education. 

Wilkerson, J. (2002). Descriptions of camp activities and social information for individuals with autism at a summer camp. (assisted student from Speech & Hearing Sciences)

Ayers,  J. Marquardt, L, & Tingstad, K. (2001). The development of visual communication systems to support persons with autism at a residential camp. 

McVay, P. L. (2001). Home-school partnerships for families with students who are labeled

disabled.

Coonrod, J. (2001). Development and field-testing of a personal finance curriculum for high

school students with high incidence disabilities.

Jennings, D. & Carden, C. (1999). Support for first year teachers via the internet.

Pierson, P. & Waldorf, J. (2000).The effects of a nature-based family camp on

low-income families.

Shlaes, T. (2000). Integrated science program for high school students with disabilities. 

Cummings, V. (1999). A Follow-up study of graduates of the PSU Community Transition Program.

Davis, K. Baldwin, T. Wong, F. & Johnson, J. (1998). Steps toward independence: Case studies

             of adult participants in a residential camp. 

Anastasio, G. (1998). Use of social stories with students with autism.

Coleman, J. Wright, D. et. al. (1997).  Long-term impacts of service learning on college

            students.

Anderson, J., Hale, D., Demeritt, K., Lord, D. Hagestedt, S. Benham, M., Lund, A., Goodman, L., Miller, M. Rodriguez, K., Tourzan, D., Walsh, N.,  & Young, R. (1997). Case Studies of Inclusive Educators: A Multi-Case Analysis.

Bagg, B., Boon, S., Brame, C., Ford, G., French, M., Hales, C. Johnson, C. Laine, T., Levy R., Slyman, S., Thompson, T. & Yamamoto (1997). Case Studies of Multi cultural Teachers: A Multi-Case Analysis.

Coleman, J. Wright, D., Leonard, G., Stewart, T., Cooke, D., Rudd, S. Balsinger, S., Martin, K. And Gill, J. (1997).  Long-term impacts of service learning on college students.

Riddle, S., Kuhnhausen, K. Meskamin, J., et. al. (1996). The impact of service learning on college students.

Sykes, T. & Sofiank, C. (1996). Development and implementation of a counselor training program for the Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp for Children & Adults with Disabilities: Combining experiential and content learning.

Slack, T. (1995). Designing interpretation of a nature trail for persons with visual  impairments: The Trillium Trail Project.

Dodson, M. & Pardun, L. (1995). Evaluation of a program to promote self-determination in students with autism.

Tuggle, S. (1995). Perceptions of school versus Children Services Division personnel regarding the placement of social services within schools.

Xu, D. & DeRosa, G. (1994). A guide to curricula in decision making for high school teachers in special and general education.

Isensee, P.A. (1994). A guide to informal direct measures for evaluating the writing skills of elementary and middle school students with learning disabilities.

Greene, J. L. & Kidd, K. (1994). How do special and general education high school teachers promote self-determination in students? A focus group study.

Zell, T., Kelly, C. & Kovack-Sievers, K. (1994). A national evaluation of camp programs for persons with disabilities: Case studies. (with Arick & Brannan, co-advisors).

Hanawa, L. (1993). Assessing learning problems of bilingual/bicultural students: Guidelines for international schools.

Tillman, M. (1993). A camping program for students with mild disabilities: A teacher's manual.

Miyoung, C. (1993). A technical guide for adapted aquatic instructors. Adapted PE Master's Project.

Service to Community

 

Member at large, Board of Directors.                                                                            1999-Present

Executive Vice President for Program,                                                              1993-1998

Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp for Children and Youth with Disabilities,

             Portland, OR. Chair of program committee, board member.

Member, Advisory Board.                                                                                            2000

            Coalition in Oregon for Parent Education (COPE) Parent to Parent

            Program

Member, Advisory Panel

            Columbia Regional Program, Transition Notebook Project                                1999-2000

Member, National Alliance for Self-Determination                                                         1996- Present

            Development of national dissemination network for training and program

            development.

Advocate, Mentor                                                                                                        1993-1998

            Support and self-advocacy group for persons with autism and

            Asberger's Syndrome. I helped this group of 15 adults meet

            one another and form their own support and self-advocacy group.

Volunteer Computer Consultant                                                                                    1990-1992

Coalition of Handicapped Organizations (COHO)

            Independent Living Center, Vancouver, WA.

Guest Instructor

Children's Home Society, Vancouver, WA                                                        1994-1995

            Columbia Regional Services, Portland, OR                                                        1995

Volunteer Educational Consultant                                                                                  1992-1994

For the Trillium Trail All-Abilities Interpretive Program at                      

            Tryon Creek State Park, Oregon Parks Department, Lake Oswego, OR.

 

Service to University, College, Department

 

Department of Special & Counselor Education

            Department Chair                                                                                 2002 - Present

            Chair, Curriculum Committee                                                    2000- 2001

            Chair, Recruitment Committee                                                  1998- 2000

            Member, Promotion & Tenure Committee                                            1994-1995

            Member, Special Education Masters Committee                                   1991-1998

            Chair,  Special Education Masters Committee                           1992-1995

            Program Coordinator, Special Education Program                                1991-1992

 

School of Education

            Member, Coordinating Council                                                 2002- Present

Member, Promotion & Tenure Committee                                            2000

            Member, Program & Policy Committee                                                1997 - Present

            Member, Research & Instructional Support Committee             1995-1997

            Member, Professional Development Advisory Group                1995

            Member, Doctoral Program Review Committee                                    1991-1993

 

University

            Member, planning committee to explore development                2003 -

            of a Disability Studies Department at Portland State University

Member, Graduate Scholarship Committee                                           1993-1994

            Graduate Representative for Master's Thesis Committees for    

            14 students in School of Speech & Hearing Sciences

 

Service to Profession

 

Member, Oregon Department of Education's Higher Education Council 1999-2001

for the Development of Professionals in Special Education.  

            Served as Portland State University's representative. 

Member, National Recruitment/Retention Project,                                             2000-2001

Clearinghouse for Professions in Special Education.

            Served as member of Oregon's team for this national recruitment

effort involving public service announcements, on-line information

/recruitment outreach, and data collection and analysis.

Facilitator, National Leadership Summit on Self-Determination                          Oct, 1999

            Served as a small group facilitator for this historic meeting

of an invited group of 100 national leaders in disability rights to define

A common agenda for promoting self-determination.

Western Regional Research Supervisor                                                 1997-2000

National Camp Inclusive Practices Project,

            OSERS Research Project. Awarded to the Institute for Career

             & Leisure Development, Alexandria, VA,

             Dr. Steve Brannan, Project Director.

Western Regional Research Supervisor                                                 1993-1996

National Evaluation of Camps for Persons with Disabilities,

            OSERS Research Project. Awarded to the Institute for Career

             & Leisure Development, Alexandria, VA,

             Dr. Steve Brannan, Project Director.

Inservice Coordinator                                                                                       November, 1993

Statewide Autism Services, Oregon Department of Education.

            Coordinated inservice for 100 autism specialists by Carol Gray

            of Jenison Public Schools, Jenison, Michigan to teach the use of

             social stories with students with autism.

Field Reviewer of Grant Proposals                                                                    1993, 1994, 1995

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services                        

            Administration, U.S. Department of Education.

Research Consultant                                                                                         1990 - 1999

            Oregon Department of Human Resources, Developmental Disabilities

            Division. Principal investigator for the development and standardization

            of the "Oregon Individual Assessment Instrument" (OIAI) for

            identifying the level of support needed by Oregon's 4000 consumers

            with disabilities.

Research or Other Creative Works in Progress

 

Field, S., Fullerton, A. & Hoffman, A. Self-Determination for Special Educators and Special Education Administrators: Preservice and Inservice Modules  (in preparation).

 

Field, A. Hoffman, A., Fullerton, A., Menon, S. Self-determination in successful special educators. (in preparation).

 

Fullerton, A. The long-term impact of a service learning course on college students. (in preparation).

 

Submitted Grants

 

Bilingual Special Educator                     2003                Not Funded      Wrote with Julie Esparza

Program for English Language                                                   Brown and Leslie Munson

Learners (BSEELL)

 

Project BRIDGES: Preparing                2000                Not Funded      Principal Investigator

Special Educators Who Can

Bridge Special, General, and

Bilingual Education

 

Funded Grants

 

Project HI-SPED: Program                  2007-2012       336,000           Co-PI with Ruth Falco

Improvement Project                                                                            (not author)

 

Project SUCCESS                               2006-10           443,000           Co-PI with Laurie Powers

Adolescents in special                                                                           Regional Research Institute

education & foster care                                                             (not author)

 

HQ-SPED Pathway                             2006- 10          800,000           Co-Investigator

with Kay Peterson,

Portland CC

(not author)                                                     

Assistive Technology for Students         2000                   8,000            Principal Investigator

With Learning Disabilities, PSU

O-CAT Project

 

Promoting Self-Determination   1999-02              600,000        Co-Investigator

for Teachers & Administrators:                                                 with Sharon Field,

OSERS Project of National                                                                  Wayne State Univ.

Significance                                                                                          Detroit, MI

 

Bilingual Teachers Pathway                   1998-03           1,225,000        Author

Office of Bilingual Education

and Minority Languages Affairs

 

Project CAPS: Dual-Licensed              1998-01           647,000           Author

Special & Elementary Educators

OSERS

 

National Camp Inclusive                       1997-00             350,000         Principal Authors:

Practices Research Project                                                                   Steve Brannan, Joel Arick

OSERS                                                                                                Co-Author: Ann Fullerton

 

Teaching Secondary Teachers To         1997-98                8,000          Project

Use Self-Determination Programs                                                         Director

Oregon Dept. Of Education

 

Training Inclusive Educators                  1995-99           327,000           Project

OSERS - Personnel Preparation                                                           Director

 

Oregon DD Council                              1995                    6,000           Project

Public Awareness Fund                                                                        Director

 

Self-Determination Model                     1992-95           360,000           Project

Demonstration Project - OSERS                                                          Director

 

Preparing Rehab. Counselors                1992-95           309,000           Grant Proposal

RSA - Personnel Preparation                                                                Co-Writer

 

Oregon State DD                                 1991-92              8,000            Principal

Instrument Development Project                                                           Investigator

 

Tennessee State DD                             1978-79             12,000           Principal

Early Intervention Project                                                                      Investigator

 

Work Training Program                        1977                    7,000           Program

for Youth with DD:                                                                               Coordinator

Manpower, Portland, OR.

 

Adventure Backpacking                        1976                       500           Principal

for Persons with DD:                                                                            Investigator

Mazamas, Portland, OR

 

Memberships in Professional Societies

 

Council for Exceptional Children                       American Camping Association

Coalition for Education in the Outdoors Autism  Society of America