Dr. Panter and her husband, Jim, are the proud parents of four children, four dogs, and four cats. Their children range in age from 18 to 36. They are even prouder of their five grandchildren, two of whom live with them! In their free time, they enjoy swimming, RVing, and dog obedience training.
Dr. Panter graduated in 1998 with a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Memphis. She specialized in School Psychology with an emphasis on assessment. Dr. Panter worked in the Dallas City Schools for two years, one as a doctoral student intern and one year post-doc. From 1999 to 2005, she worked as a school psychologist in the Shelby County Schools. Those experiences give her a unique perspective on educational psychology and the needs of our schools.
Her research focuses on school readiness, educational program evaluation, and math tutoring and assessment. She is passionate about public education and the needs of our schools.
M.A., School Psychology, Memphis State University
M.A., Christian Education, Presbyterian School of Christian Education
B.A., English, College of William and Mary
Psychology 105 - TOPICS: INTELLIGENCE & CREATIVITY
Psychology 222 - EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology 326 - LEARNING AND MEMORY
Psychology 338 - PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT
Psychology 485 - SENIOR SEMINAR: SELF-EFFICACY
Panter, J. (1997). A review of the developmental observation checklist system by Hresko, Miguel, Sherbenou, & Burton. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment.
Panter, J., & Bracken, B.A. (2000). Promoting school readiness. In Preventing School Problems-Promoting School Success: Strategies and Programs that Work. Washington, D.C.: National Association of School Psychologists.
Panter, J. (2000). Validity of the Bracken Basic Concept Scale-Revised for predicting performance on the Metropolitan Readiness Test (6th ed.). Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 18, 104-110.
Panter, J. (2000). Understand need for kindergarten screening program. In Today’s School Psychologist.
Panter, J. (2000). Expert: Easy interpretation makes Bracken good assessment choice. In Today’s School Psychologist.
Panter, J. (2001). The informing conference: Interpreting assessment results for parents. In Today’s School Psychologist.