D. Lisa  Guffey
Dawn School Coordinator
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Principal's Bio

Dawn School Coordinator

I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Special Education, a Master of Education degree in School Leadership, and have completed coursework to become  a Ph.D.. candidate in Curriculum, Instruction, Evaluation, and Research. For the past 30 years I have worked in the Chattanooga area as a special education teacher and administrator concentrating in the areas of Positive Behavior Supports, Love and Logic, Special Education Law, Curriculum, Mental Health Advocacy, and the Effects of Poverty on Students with Disabilities. As part of my current position I have concentrated much of my personal professional development in areas associated with researched based practice related to such topics as Reparation, Structured Teaching, Cognitive Behavioral Theory, and Social Thinking.