Associate Professor, Program Coordinator
“Love life and joyously live each day to its ultimate good,” (Wilma Wilson Sharp, 1933) captures my philosophy of passionately living life to its fullest.
My personal interests and hobbies nurture my curious, adventuresome, reflective, creative, and caring nature. I am fascinated with technology and gadgets, love to wander around hardware stores, and am an avid sports spectator. Capturing my moments through photography, tending the flowerbeds around our home, driving my car, and traveling to places near and far. Impromptu gatherings with friends, baking treats to share with others, and decorating our home for each celebration and holiday. Laughter, sun on my face, and the warmth of an out-of-the-way island beach. Being there for IOM TT motorbike racing, listening to music, whale watching, and holding hands with my husband when we go walking. The peace and serenity of breathing in the moment on our deck overlooking the Tennessee River. Ahh, this is living life to the fullest.
- Accountability in school counseling programs
- School counselor professional identity development
- Constructivist approach to career counseling
- Child & adolescent career development
- Adult learning in graduate education
- PhD, Counseling and Counselor Education, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1996
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Brott, P. E. (in press). The career counseling needs of baby boomers: Aging like fine wine. Journal of Career Planning and Adult Development.
Brott, P. E. (in press). Narrative career counselling: The storied approach. In N. Arthur, R. Neault, & M. McMahon (Eds.), Career theory and models at work: Ideas for practice. Alberta, Calgary, Canada: CERIC, University of Calgary.
Brott, P. E. (in press). Career assessment K-12. In K. Stoltz & S. R. Barclay (Eds.), A counselor’s guide to comprehensive career assessment (7th ed.). Broken Arrow, OK: National Career Development Association.
Stone, V., & Brott, P. E. (2019). Counseling children and adolescents with exceptionalities. In A. Vernon & C. Schimmel (Eds.), Counseling children and adolescents (pp. 258-299). San Diego, CA: Cognella Academic Publishing.
Brott, P. E. (2018). Making it matter: Data & goals. Webinar created for East Tennessee Collaborative for School Counseling.
Branco, S., & Brott, P. E. (2017). Elementary school counselors’ voice in counseling transracially adopted students. Professional School Counseling, 21, 26-36. doi:10.5330/1096-2409-21.1.26
Brott, P. E., Stone, V, & Davis, T. E. (2017). Growing together: An action research project on training school counseling site supervisors. Professional School Counseling, 20, 139-148.
Brott, P. E. (2017). The storied approach. In M. McMahon (Eds.), Career counseling: Constructivist approaches (2nd ed.; pp. 93-103). New York: Routledge.
Baditoi, B. E., & Brott, P. E. (2015). What school counselors need to know about special education and students with disabilities (rev. ed.). Arlington, VA: Council for Exceptional Children.
Brott, P. E., & Szepe, A. (2018). Learning to be a supervisor: Supervision-of-supervision as a reflexive transforming process. Content session presented at the Regional Conference, Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Myrtle Beach, SC.
Brott, P. E., & Brown, E. (2018). Be SMART! Project-based learning for school counselor preparation. Content session presented at the National Evidence Based School Counseling Conference, New York Institute of Technology, NY.
Brott, P. E., Hyun, J. H., Lopez, C. J., Mason, E., & Merlin, C. (2017). Flipped learning in counselor education: A panel discussion with five expert flippers. Content session presented at the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision national conference, Chicago, IL.
Brott, P. E. (2018). Career counseling for baby boomers: Aging like fine wine. Content session presented at the annual state conference, Tennessee Counseling Association, Nashville, TN.
Brott, P. E. (2017). Wayfinding as a counseling strategy. Content session presented at the European Branch American Counseling Association International Conference, Budapest, Hungary.
Brott, P. E. (2017). Action research: Get a GRIP for demonstrating what you do makes a difference. Content session presented at the National Evidence Based School Counseling Conference, University of San Diego, CA.
Brott, P. E., Davis, T. E., & Stone, V. (2017). Growing together: A developmental model for training school counseling site supervisors. Content session presented at the National Evidence Based School Counseling Conference, University of San Diego, CA.
Brott, P. E. (2017). Get a GRIP! An accountability tool for counselors. Content session presented at the annual state conference, Tennessee Counseling Association, Nashville, TN.