Professional Resumee for Ann Brady
Ann Rubinsohn Brady
Current Address: 3190 NC 65
Reidsville, North Carolina 27320
BA in mathematics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1972
MA in clinical psychology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro,
PhD in clinical psychology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro,
Level III School Psychologist through State Department of Public Instruction,
Raleigh, North Carolina
Program Administrator through State Department of Public Instruction
Licensed Mentor through State Department of Public Instruction
Nationally Certified School Psychologist
On State Registry for Assessment of Traumatic Brain Injury
Fall 1972 – Spring 1974: Employed as a part-time socialization therapist at
Henry Weissman Kendall Center in Greensboro, N.C. Responsibilities
included small socialization therapy with retarded children, large group
instruction, individual therapy, and parent training.
Spring 1973: Foster parent for Thompson’s Children’s Home for a period of
eight days each month. Responsibilities included complete care and
organization of activities for five pre-delinquent boys and designing
behavioral programs. (Supervisor: Wade Bunting)
Summer 1974 – Spring 1975: Employed as psychological intern for Guilford
County Department of School Services. Duties included designing
behavioral programs for short-term homes containing foster and difficult
children, providing assistance to parents and foster parents of children
with behavioral difficulties, and follow-up programs for children leaving
the short-term homes. (Supervisor: P.S. Lawrence, PhD)
Summer 1975: Directed a two-week day camp for 40 retarded children.
Responsibilities included supervision of volunteers, programming, and
Spring 1975 – Spring 1976: Employed as a part-time school psychological
intern for Reidsville City Schools. Duties included psychological
evaluation for special placement, supervision of screening performed by
resource teachers, implementation of programs for children with
behavioral difficulties, participation in teacher workshops for credit, and
consultation with teachers, special teachers, administrators, and parents.
Summer 1976 – Summer 1977: Employed full time as a school psychologist for
Reidsville City Schools. Responsibilities are outlined above.
Fall 1977 – June 1992: Employed both as school psychologist and Director of
Exceptional Children’s programs. In addition to the responsibilities of
psychologist outlined above, the position includes budgeting and
programming for Special Education.
July 1993 – June 30, 2012 (retirement date): Director of Exceptional Children’s Programs
for Rockingham County Schools. Responsibilities included
all budgeting and programming for special education as well as
supervision of psychological services. Effective July 2003, also
responsible for before/after school (day care) programs.
January 2015 – June 2015: Part time consultant for Thomasville City Schools acting as interim
Director of Exceptional Children. Responsibilities included all budgeting and programming
for special education as well as assistance with compliance and program enhancement.
Spring/Summer 2015: Federal Grant Reviewer for Special Education Federal Grant Applications by
Charter Schools for NC Department of Public Instruction.
Fall 1980: Taught school psychology seminar, UNCG
Fall 1981: Taught Research Design, graduate level course, UNCG psychology
Fall 1999: Taught Diverse Learners, graduate level course, UNCG
Spring 2000: Taught Differentiated Instruction, graduate level course, UNCG
North Carolina School Psychology Association (North Piedmont Representative 1984 - 1984)
Piedmont Association for School Psychologists (until 1983) (treasurer, 1979 - 1980)
National Association of School Psychology
Council for Exceptional Children
North Carolina Council of Administrators of Special Education (treasurer, 1992 -
North Carolina ARC
Board of Directors for Ecumenical Family Life Center (president)
Board of Directors for Rockingham County Opportunities Corporation (secretary,
1996 -1998 and 2002 – closing)
Master’s Thesis (1975): An analysis of the social behavior of developmentally
disabled children (Advisor: P.S. Lawrence, PhD)
Doctoral Thesis (1976): The influence of choice of materials and prompts and
feedback upon the arithmetic performance of first grade children
(Advisor: M.T. Erickson, PhD)
Year round vs Traditional Calendars: Data analysis for school system subsequently
Effectiveness of Inclusive Practice on Student Performance (2005): Research paper
with Caroline Elliott, school psychology student.
COMPETITIVE GRANTS FUNDED
Summer 1977: HEW Research, “Need-based versus qualification based
Programs and classroom grouping for handicapped students.”
Fall 1977: Title VI-B Incentive Grant, “Therapy for the remediation of language
handicapped preschool children.”
Summer 1993: Received monies from SEPI for inclusion research through Deaf/Blind federal monies
Summer 1994: Received monies from SDPI for model inclusion site.
2000 – 2005: State Improvement Project Grant – sole Math Demonstration Site for N.C. Refunded for 2005 ff.
Spring 1977: “A probability-based formula for the determination of observer
agreement,” co-authored with Beth G. Wildman and Marilyn T. Erickson,
published in the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 1977, 10, 127 –
Winter 1979: “Reliability in the context of the experiment: A commentary on
two articles by Birbimer and Brown,” published in Journal of Applied
Behavior Analysis, 1979, 565-569.
August 1994: “Inclusion: building success for all students,” published in Tar
Heel Instructor, 1994, 21, (2), 9-10.
Fall 1995: “Inclusion from a director’s view,” published in ECAC News Line,
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES AND AWARDS
1977-80: Served on board of editors for Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.
Fall 1980: Instructor for Psychology 638 at UNCG (School Psychology seminar
for MA level students).
Fall 1977 – Spring 1980: Supervisor of testing performed by UNCG graduate
psychology students assigned to Reidsville City Schools.
Fall 1981: Instructor for Psychology 611 at UNCG (Design for Research
Psychologists for MA and PhD level students).
1983 – 84: Chaired Task Force studying North Carolina LD Guidelines
Spring 1984: Supervised Psychology interns from Appalachian State University
1985: Programmed the SpecialNet hands-on training package for State
Department of Public Instruction.
Spring 1986 – May 1988: Served on Special Education and Technology Task
Forces resulting in a manual for school system use, ACESS: Exceptional
Children and Technology
April 1987: Participated on State task force to examine LD identification criteria
March 1988: Awarded Educator of the Year by Rockingham County’s
Association of Retarded Citizens
Fall 1988: Served on State task force to review Stanfored-Binet IV
Fall 1988: Served on State task force to examine AG placement issues
Spring 1990: Served on State task force to review new Woodcock-Johnson
Cognitive Abilities Test and Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale
of Intelligence – Revised
November 1990 – April 1992: Served on State task force to further review new
Woodcock-Johnson Cognitive Abilities Test
February 1991: Served on state task force to examine and rewrite reevaluation
Criteria for Exceptional Programs
January 1992 – November 1992: Served on State task force to develop and later
modify State TBI guidelines
March 1992: Served on State task force to develop the definition and criteria
for the new preschool disability category and to revise the Procedures
with respect to all preschool regulations
September 1992 – September 1993: Member of State School Psychology Forum
November 1992: Presented inclusion to statewide audience of advocates.
March 1993: Served on full audit of Pitt County Schools’ exceptional programs.
July 1992 – June 2012: Numerous local and state presentations on inclusion.
Fall 1994: Best in Show photograph for NC Assistive Technology Project.
December 1994: Served on Program Compliance Audit for Yadkin Schools.
Spring 1995: Served on state committee for special education funding.
Fall 1996 – Fall 1997: Supervised special education administrator doctoral
student’s internship (Margaret Koegler) and served on dissertation
committee through Virginia Tech.
June 1997: Outstanding Program Administrator Award from North Carolina
Counsel for Administrators of Special Education (NC CASE).
January 1998: Preschool program featured in “Taking the Lead” published by
Partnerships for Inclusion, Frank Porter Graham Child Development
March 1998: Served on audit team for Chatham County Schools.
April 1998: Served on state steering committee for LD discrepancy criteria
under new federal guidelines.
2001 – 2003: Served on State Specific Learning Disabilities Eligibility Study
Team to examine issues and concerns of identifying students with SLD.
October 2001: Presented services on Inclusive Practices at 23rd International
Conference on Learning Disabilities.
May 2004: Co-presented “Tests, Evaluations, and Assessments” for NC Special
Needs Federation Symposium in Chapel Hill.
Spring 2004: Presented inclusive practices to Perquimans School System staff.
November 2004: Received Exceptional Children Division Distinguished Service