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									                                    Mary A. Brown, M.Ed.
                                        Gonzaga University
                                   Counselor Education Department
                                         502 E Boone Ave.
                                        Spokane, WA 99258
                                           (509) 313-3631
                                       brownm@gonzaga.edu



Current Position

                Assistant Professor, Counselor Education Department 2004-present
                Director of School Counseling, Counselor Education Department - 2004-present

Academic Degrees

                1975   M.Ed. Counseling and Guidance                   Gonzaga University
                1968   B.A. Bachelor of Arts in Humanities             Gonzaga University

Certification

                Continuing Teaching Certification -#156778C            Washington State
                ESA Continuing Counseling Certification-#156778C       Washington State
                Continuing Principal Certification-#156778C            Washington State

Professional Experience

                2004- Present   Assistant Professor     Gonzaga University
                1999-2003       Adjunct Professor       Gonzaga University
                2001-2002       Adjunct Professor       Eastern Washington University
                1996-2001       Adjunct Professor       Whitworth College
                2000-2008       Consultant/trainer      Quality Educational Consultants
                2000-present    Grant writer            Focused Fitness
                1990-2000       Supervisor, Student Services Department        Spokane Public Schools
                1983-1990       Coordinator, Student Services Department       Spokane Public Schools
                1978-1983       Head of Counseling, Garry Junior High School Spokane Public Schools
                1974-1978       Counselor, Glover Junior High School           Spokane Public Schools
                1969-1974       English Teacher, Lewis and Clark High School Spokane Public Schools
                1968-1969       Speech Therapist                          Tri County Special Education

Faculty and Administrative Load

                Fall 2010
                EDCE 657A       Internship                             5 credits
                EDCE 585        Introduction to School Counseling      2 credits
                Spring 2011
                EDCE 657B       Internship                             5 credits
                EDCE 595        Special Issues in School Counseling    1 credit
                EDCE 900        Peer Review Workshop                   1 credit
               EDCE 900        Professional Certification Workshops    8 credits

Other Collegiate Assignments 2011-2012

               Director, School Counseling Program
               Professional Education Advisory Board Chair
               School Counseling Department Faculty Search Committee
               Professional Certification program development

Professional Association Memberships and Leadership

               American Counseling Association
               American School Counselor Association
               Washington Counseling Association
                      President Elect 2008-2009
                      President 2009-2010
                      Past President 2010-2011
               Washington State Association of Counselor Educators and Supervisors
                      Past President 1988-1989
                      Secretary 2004-2005
                      President - 2006-2007
               Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

Conference Presentations, recent

Brown,M, Monaghan, M., Leland, B., Rieger, K., (March 2, 2012) Happy Tails: Animal Assisted
Counseling in Schools, Washington School Counseling Conference, Seattle, WA.

Brown, M., Gruman, D., Slyter, M. (March 2, 2012) Professional Certification: Are You Ready to Start?,
Washington School Counseling Conference, Seattle, WA.

Brown, M., Bennett. (February 17, 2011) Through the Lens of Gracious Thinking… pre-conference
workshop, Washington/Oregon School Counseling Conference, Vancouver, WA.

Brown, M., Gruman, D. Slyter, M. (February 2011) Understanding Professional Certification.
Washington School Counselor Association Conference, Seattle, WA

Brown, M., Bennett, E. (October 7, 2010) Moving from Entitlement to Gratitude. Keynote presentation,
Idaho State School Counseling Conference, Coeur d’Alene, ID.

Brown, M., Bennett, E. (February 2010) School Climate: Moving from Entitlement to Gratitude.
Washington School Counselor Association Conference, Seattle, WA

Brown, M., Gruman, D. (February 2010) Understanding Professional Certification. Washington School
Counselor Association Conference, Seattle, WA

Brown, M. Bennett, E. (February 2009). Responding to What Our Students are Thinking: Creating
Meaning in the Counseling Process. Washington School Counselor Association Conference, Seattle, WA.

Brown, M. Gruman, D. Ratts, V. Schaefle, S.: panel members. (February 2009). Professional Certification
Update. Washington School Counselor Association Conference. Seattle, WA.
Brown, M., Bennett, E., Eberth, L., Ferris, J., Renner, L. (March 2008). Utilizing Possible Selves Theory
to Increase Student Achievement. Washington School Counselor Association Conference, Seattle, WA.

Brown, M., Kays, B., Montgomery, L. (March 2008). Utilizing Simple Technology Tools in School
Counseling to Deepen Student Growth. Washington School Counselor Association Conference, Seattle,
WA.

Brown, M., Kjack, V., Harvey, M., Bennett, E. (March 2007). Counselor and Health/Fitness Teacher
Collaboration: An Integrated Social Skills Program That Works. Washington School Counselor
Association Conference. Vancouver, WA.

Brown, M., Souers, K., Osborne, M., Ratley, A. (March 2007). Creating Supportive Learning
Environments for Children Who Have Experienced Trauma. Washington School Counselor Association
Conference. Vancouver, WA.

Brown, M., Doyle, K., Gray, S. (March 2006) Student Self-Injury. Be Aware! Washington School
Counselor Association Conference, Seattle, WA.

Bennett, E., Syme, M., Majors, A., Bitzig, S., and Brown, M. (October, 2003). Facing the Bully: What
Counselors can offer to bullies, victims, and bystanders. Washington Counseling Association Conference,
Seattle, WA.

Bennett, E., Syme, M., Majors, A., Bitzig, S., and Brown, M. (October, 2004). Depression: Who is
aware? Who must be? Washington Counseling Association Conference, Seattle, WA .

Bennett, E., Holsinger, J., Eccles, N., and Brown, M. (March 2004) The National Model and Bullying:
The State of the Art in Prevention. Washington School Counselor Association Conference, Spokane, WA.

Bennett, E., Brown, M., and Koffman, S. (March 2004). A Comprehensive Peer Review Plan: One
Response to the Implementation of the National Model. Washington School Counselor Association
Conference, Spokane, WA.

Funded Grants and Contracts

                1999-2002: 21st Century Community Learning Center: After School Programs grant –
                Spokane Schools - $716,618

                2002: HRSA grant for Community Based Abstinence Education – Spokane Schools:
                $464,748

                2003-2004 Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction Special Projects Grant:
                School Counseling Professional Portfolio Development, Gonzaga University: $782.

                2004-2007 Carol M. White Physical Education Grant: $421,149 – Spokane Schools
                (partnership with Gonzaga University school counseling program and Spokane School
                District, “Utilizing common program standards to teach social skills in physical education
                programs”, $30,000).

                2008 – Carol M. White Physical Education Grant – Bethel School District ($388,152)
                and East Valley School District ($219,111)
               2009 – Carol M. White Physical Education Grant – Caldwell, Idaho School District
               ($320,602).

               2010 – Carol M. White Physical Education Grant – Williamsburg, VA. ($547,420)


Community Service

               KSPS Public Television Friends of Seven Board of Directors, Immediate Past President
               Family Service Spokane Board of Directors, Past President
               REACH for the Future! A Partnership for Educational Success – Board Member
               Educational partnership with Sunnyside School District

Recognition:
               Counselor Educator of the Year – Washington School Counseling Association, 2/ 29/08
               Graduate Educator, School of Education – April 2010 Gonzaga University
               Volunteer of the Year, KSPS Public Television – April 2010

								
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