387 Linda Avenue
Lebanon, KY 40033
270-692-7382
[email protected]
Deborah Spalding
Objective
To obtain a position in higher education in the field of Special Education or Early
Childhood
Skills/Proficiencies
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Provided resource classroom skills for all eligibility categories in special education for 16
years (9-12)
Teacher representative on the first SBDM council at Marion County High (3 years)
Head of Department for Special Education (16 years)
District Psychometrist for 16 years; completed all re-evaluations in the district, ordered
assessment materials and assisted teachers in research based assessments
Provide guidance to administrators in compliance issues and initiatives for the district
(Literacy has been the emphasis for last two years)
Working with Kentucky Department of Education in developing Policy and Procedures
for Safe Crisis Management (presenting to Kentucky Board of Education and
Legislatures)
Member of Early Learning Leadership Networks (Preschool)
Participant in the pilot project: Commonwealth Collaborative of School Leadership
Programs (CCSLP)-assisting in developing evaluation instruments for principals in
Kentucky
Developed and Lead Presenter for yearly professional developments in Special
Education and Preschool (ECER-S, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Infinite
Campus, Policy and Procedures, training assessment instruments and protocols,
Eligibility Determination trainings for all categories, Confidentiality (district-wide), Deescalation Procedures to certified and classified, IEP training using updated state
standards, Collaboration Modules, Applied Behavior Analysis with Autistic students,
Development of Behavior Plans/Functional Behavior Assessments, Response to
Intervention trainings at all schools, )
Assisted in implementing Positive Behavior Instructional Supports in the district-positive
engagement and procedure trainings for students
District Assessment support for Alternate Assessment (observations of implementation,
Confidentiality and Procedures, and data collection for district)
Evaluate staff employed at the district level
Develop building and grounds recommendations for ADA compliance
Provide parent involvement opportunities for special education and preschool (guest
speakers and as the trainer)
Assist and provide supports to seven schools in the district to meet KCMP compliance
indicators
Provide and maintain appropriate assistive technology for special education/preschool
Maintain and monitor Medicaid services in the district (Direct Support and School Based
Administrative Claims)
Write and support grants in the district for student supports
Provide PLC support to Special Education and Preschool staff
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Provide direct support to the private school in district (Child Find and Speech Language)
ARC Chairperson for district (training and monitoring procedures during committee
meetings)
Developing a working website for Special Education and Preschool (district)
Developing a Universal Design for Learning district policy and committee
Implemented a research project in collaborative math class (high school) with IPODS
ECER-S trained through Anderson County Regional Training Center
Obtained certification for scoring ECER-S classroom in August 2012
KISS trained through Anderson County Regional Training Center
Experience
[1980]-[2012]
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[Marion County Board of
Education]
Special Education Teacher (9-12)
School Psychometrist (P-12)
Director of Special Education/Preschool/504
[Lebanon], [KY 40033]
(1981-1996)
(1996-2001)
(2001-2012)
Education
Eastern Kentucky University
Richmond, KY 40475
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Special Education and Elementary Education (1975-1980)
Bachelor’s of Science
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School Psychometry (1980-82)
Area of Study: Administration (1998-2000)
Area of Study: Director of Special Education (2001-02)
Master’s in Education
6th year Program
Certification
Awards/Accomplishments
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Special Education Teacher of Year
Marion County Distinguished Educator
Communicare Board of Directors
Local Impact Administrative Council
Board Member for Local Group Home
Member of Autism Cadre
Central Kentucky Special Education Committee- member
Board Member for Anderson County Regional Training Center
CEC member with emphasis in Early Childhood, EBD and School Psychology
KYCASE member (will be assisting with the program next year)
Assisting KDE in development and presentation of Safe Crisis Management for Kentucky
Schools-to Kentucky School Board members and Legislatures
Scored grants for the Governor’s Cabinet (Early Childhood)
2012 KYCEC Special Education Administrator of the Year
Article in Kentucky Public Advocacy noting contribution to De-escalation and Safe Crisis
Management in Marion County
Presented on behalf of Marion County to Kentucky School Board on policy/procedures
developed for Safe Crisis Management
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387 Linda Avenue Lebanon, KY 40033 270-692