Dr. Shannon Morse: Lead Psychologist

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science in Psychology (1999) Master Degree in School Psychology (2002) Doctoral Degree in Educational Psychology with a School Psychology Emphasis (2006) Nationally Certified (2006) Arizona Certified (2006)

Dr. Shannon Morse: Lead Psychologist

Dr. Shannon Morse joined the Cave Creek Unified School District in 2012 and is a National and Arizona certified school psychologist. Shannon earned her master’s and doctorate in school psychology at Northern Arizona University. Shannon has previously worked in the Kyrene School District and currently is the School Psychologist at Desert Sun Academy as well as support District wide.

 Susan Nelson: Lead Psychologist

Phone: 480-575-2320

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Degrees and Certifications:

Master degree in Administration Master degree in School Psychologist CPI Specialist-Autism, Advanced, Renewal

Susan Nelson: Lead Psychologist

Susan Nelson has been a School Psychologist in the Cave Creek Unified School district since 2003. She currently is the School Psychologist for the PLC K-12 Program as well as District support for the 2020-2021 school year.  She is also the district trainer for Crisis Prevention. She is a proud graduate of Cactus Shadows High School class of 1987.

Dr. Dawn Trueblood

Phone: 480-575-2210, 480-575-2448

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Carroll University (2001) Master degree in School Psychology at Northern Arizona University (2003) Doctoral degree in Educational Psychology with emphasis in School Psychology at Northern Arizona University (2006) Nationally Certified School Psychologist(2006) Licensed Psychologist (2009)

Dr. Dawn Trueblood

Dr. Dawn Trueblood is a nationally certified and licensed school psychologist. She earned her master's and doctorate in school psychology at Northern Arizona University. She has many years of experience with all age levels. Dr. Trueblood has taught and supervised graduate students in assessment and field experience. She stays current in the field by attending many professional workshops and seminars throughout the school year. Her placement for the 2020-2021 school year is at Black Mountain Elementary School and Desert Sun PreSchool. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, three year old twins, and her dog, Lucy.

 Kate Christensen

Phone: 480-437-3056

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science in Biology at New Mexico State University (2011) Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) in School Psychology at Northern Arizona University (2016) Arizona Certified School Psychologist (2016) Nationally Certified School Psychologist (2016)

Kate Christensen

Kate Christensen is an Arizona Certified School Psychologist and a Nationally Certified School Psychologist. She obtained her Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from New Mexico State University.  She attended graduate school at Northern Arizona University and earned her Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) degree in School Psychology.  Kate is the School Psychologist at Lone Mountain Elementary School for the 2020-2021 school year.

 Jordan Nelson

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Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Wayland Baptist University (2015) Specialist in School Psychology at Texas Woman's University- May 2018 Nationally Certified School Psychologist

Jordan Nelson

Jordan Nelson is the School Psychologist for the Developmental Preschool at Desert Sun Academy for the 20/21 School Year. Jordan was born and raised in Cave Creek and coaches junior varsity girls soccer at Cactus Shadows High School. She recieved her degree from Texas Woman's University in Denton, Texas and is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist. 

 Nancy Engelsen

Phone: 480-272-8670

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Nancy Engelsen

Nancy has been with CCUSD for many years. She will be working with Sonoran Trails and Horseshoe Trails for the 2020/2021 School Year as their School Psychologist.

 Sonia Moran

Phone: 480-575-2847

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Sonia Moran

Sonia will be working with Desert Willow Elemenatary School as their School Psychologist for the 2020/2021 School Year.

 Jennifer Distler

Phone: 480-575-2435

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Jennifer Distler

Jennifer will support Cactus Shadows High School for the 2020/2021 School Year. 

 Marcy McCauley

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Marcy McCauley

Marcy will support Cactus Shadows High School for the 2020/2021 School Year.