Tenure/Tenure Track Faculty
Ed.D., Educational Technology, Pepperdine University, California 2005
Dissertation: Activity Systems in One School District: A Case Study of Innovation From An Administrative Perspective
M.A., Recreation Administration: Special Populations, CSU, Chico, California 1998
B.A., Deaf Studies, CSU, Northridge, California, 1994
1998 - Present California State University, Fresno, Interpreter Education Program Coordinator
2004 - 2005 Pepperdine University, Adjunct Faculty / Research Assistant
2002 - 2007 Sorenson Communication, Video Relay Interpreter
2000 - 2002 California Lions Camp, Executive Director
1997 - 1999 State Center Community College District, American Sign Language Faculty
1996 - 1997 Fresno Unified School District, Substitute Teacher K - 12
1994 - 1996 California State University, Chico, Sign Language Interpreter
1991 - 1994 California State University, Northridge, Preschool Assistant for Special Needs children
CDDS 91- American Sign Language I
CDDS 92- American Sign Language II
CDDS 93- American Sign Language III
CDDS 136 - Sign Language for Professionals
CDDS 166 - Introduction to Interpreting
CDDS 169 - Voice to Sign Interpreting
CDDS 170 - Sign to Voice Interpreting
CDDS 175 - Internship in Interpreting
CDDS 188T - Electronic Portfolios
Ed 661 - Leadership and Technology
Competency Based Education Utilizing Technology. California Regional Conference on Excellence in Teaching and Learning. Poster Presentation, April 13, 2007.
Enhancing American Sign Language Instruction Using Technology: An Experimental Design. Hawaii International Conference on Education. Poster Presentation, January 6, 2007.
Second Language Learning Laboratories: A New Frontier for American Sign Language.College Teaching & Learning Conference. Conference Presentation, January 4, 2007.
Civic Engagement and Service Learning. California State University, Fresno, University One Faculty Training. Invited Presentation. August 22, 2006.
Online Course Development. California State University, Fresno, Digital Campus. Invited Presentation. August 24, 2006.
Creating Your Reality: Being a Professional. California Educators of the Deaf, Conference Presentation, March 4, 2006.
Preparing for the National Interpreting Certification Exam. Central California Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf. Invited Presentation, May 6, 2006.
Polin, L., Berrett, B., Murphy, J., and Sullivan, J. (2005). Rethinking Mentoring as a Group Practice. American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting.
Berrett, B., Murphy, J., and Sullivan, J. (2005). Technology Use to Support Professional Development for Mentors and Teachers. Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, Brief Paper Presentation.
Berrett, B., Murphy, J., and Sullivan, J. (2005). Online Communities Among Teachers. California Association of English Teachers Annual Meeting.
Multimedia for Second Language Learners: American Sign Language: Using Virtual Reality (VR) movies and spin objects, student learning is situated from a subjective vantage point for learning a visual language. Central California Regional Conference on Excellence in Teaching and Learning. Poster Presentation, March 13, 2004.
Harnessing the power of non-verbal communication. Alaska Society for Technology in Education - 20th annual national conference. Pre-Conference Presentation, Jan 11, 2004.
Grants and Funding
February, 2007 - Online Course Development ($5,500). Recreation Administration, Collaborative Design with Dr. Jody Hironaka-Juteau. Funded by Digital Campus Title V Federal Funds. General Education Course Area E.
January, 2007 - Present. Provosts Research Activity Awards ($22,500). A mixed methodology approach of qualitative and quantitative methods that has included focus groups, surveys, review of existing policies and procedures, and an environmental scan. An external funding application is being submitted to conduct research and develop environmental policy for healthy eating and physical activity for students, staff, and faculty within the CSU System.
December, 2006 - Research Support Award ($2,950). College of Health and Human Services. Second Language Learning Laboratories: A New Frontier for American Sign Language. Funding used to improve the teaching and learning in all of the American Sign Language courses and throughout the Deaf Studies curriculum
December, 2006 - Community Based Participatory Research Mini Grant ($500). This Project converted printed materials in English to multimedia resources in American Sign Language as a means of providing communication access to Deaf and Hard of Hearing (D&HH) individuals.
November, 2006 - Online Course Development ($6,500). Communicative Disorders and Deaf Studies, Collaborative Design with Christine Maul. Funded by Digital Campus Title V Federal Funds. General Education Course Area E.
September, 2006 - Online Course Development ($2,500). Civic Engagement and Service Learning Course Learning Module for University One. Funded by Digital Campus Title V Federal Funds. General Education Course Area E.
September, 2006 - August, 2007. Interdisciplinary Health and Human Service Policy Research Fellowship program. This project explored how social and environmental factors impact food and physical activity choices for students, staff, and faculty at California State University, Fresno. $10,000
Deaf Awareness Week, September 1999 - 2002
Designed and obtained funding for a weeklong program for the central valley community that consists of activities and workshops promoting the acceptance of Deaf people as unique in their culture and language. Over 200 people attend annually.
Celebration of Diversity, May 2001 & 2002
Created and implemented a forum for learning and recognition of the achievements of Deaf and hard of hearing children, adolescents, and adults. Over 250 school children from diverse linguistic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds are awarded certificates for their achievements.
Total Immersion Weekend, April 2000 & November 2001
Created and implemented a silent weekend for ASL students and teachers. Workshops were provided introducing participants to American Sign Language and the culture of Deaf people.
Service Learning Curriculum Grant, Spring 1999
Wrote and implemented a university grant that developed two departmental classes into Service Learning courses. These classes have earned the service learning designation from the university. The students collaborate with community organizations and last year contributed over 1000 hours to various projects.
Communicative Disorders and Deaf Studies Program, 1998 - Present
Developed and revised curriculum to create a four year interpreting degree. Created university courses in general education and service learning that were approved by the university.
University, Community, and Professional Service
2006 - Present, Student Success Task Force, California State University, Fresno
2006 - Present, Technology Committee, Chair, College of Health and Human Services
2006 - Present, Research Committee, College of Health and Human Services
2006 - Present, Webmaster, College of Health and Human Services
2006 - Present, Sign Language Interpreting Club Advisor, California State University, Fresno
2006 - Present, Faculty Mentor, Mentoring Institute, California State University, Fresno
2006 - 2007, University One Task Force, Appointed by the Provost, California State University, Fresno
2005 - 2007, Curriculum Committee, College of Health and Human Services (Secretary 2005 - 2006)
2003 - 2006, Executive Committee, College of Health and Human Services
1998 - 2003, California State University, Fresno - American Sign Language Club, Advisor
"Blue Man Group" January 2008 - Provided interpretation services at the Save Mart Center. Fresno, CA
"Faith Hill and Tim McGraw" July, 2007 - Provided interpretation services at the Save Mart Center. Fresno, CA
"Harlem Globe Trotters" January 2006 - Provided interpretation services at the Save Mart Center. Fresno, CA
"Beauty and the Beast" December 2005 - Provided theatrical interpretation performed by Children's Musical Theater. Fresno, CA
"Calabasas Street" April 2005 - Provided theatrical interpretation performed by Fresno State Theater Productions. Fresno, CA
"Kenny Chesney" May 2004 - Provided musical interpretation services at the Save Mart Center. Fresno, CA
"Shania Twain" May 2004 - Provided musical interpretation services at the Save Mart Center. Fresno, CA
"Scrooge" December 2002 - Provided theatrical interpretation performed by Children's Musical Theater. Fresno CA
"Annie" December 2001 - Provided theatrical interpretation performed by Children's Musical Theater. Fresno, CA
Ph. D., Educational Psychology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2011
M.A., Adult Education, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, 1999
B.A., Psychology, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, 1994
2013 – Present - Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the ASL/English Interpreting Program, Department of Communicative Disorders and Deaf Studies, California State University, Fresno.
2012 – 2013 – Institute of Educational Science Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
2006 – 2011 – Graduate Research Assistant, National Science Foundation Visual Language and Visual Learning (VL2), Science of Learning Center, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
2004 – 2006 – Graduate Research Assistant, Bureau of Educational Research, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
2002 – 2004 – Staff ASL/English Interpreter, Sign Language Associates, Silver Spring, MD.
1999 – 2001 – Educator, Nyandaura School for the Deaf, Kinangop, Kenya. U.S. Peace Corps
1994 – 1999 – Staff ASL/English Interpreter, East Carolina University School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
CDDS 95 – Introduction to Speech and Language Acquisition
CDDS 163 – ASL and English Acquisition by Deaf Children
CDDS 166 – Introduction to Interpreting
CDDS 170 – Sign Language Interpreting II – Sign to Voice
CDDS 175 – Interpreting Internship
CDDS 188t – Special Topics – Medical Interpreting
CDDS 200 – Graduate Studies and Research in Communicative Disorders and Deaf Studies
Crume, P. (2015, May). What’s your brain doing? Invited presentation for the Central California Registry of Interpreters of the Deaf. Fresno, CA.
Crume, P. & Berrett, B., & Rubio, C. (2015, March). Educational interpreter perspectives of working with deaf children in K-12 educational settings in central California. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the California Educators of Deaf and Hard of Hearing (Cal-Ed) conference, Long Beach, CA.
Crume, P., Lederberg, A. L. & Schick, B. (2014, April). The contribution of sign language comprehension to the narrative understanding and print reading abilities of bilingual deaf children. Paper presented as part of a symposium at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Philadelphia, PA.
Crume, P. & Minter, C. (2014, March). Utilizing ASL structure to build language and literacy skills. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the California Educators of Deaf and Hard of Hearing (Cal-Ed) conference, Sacramento, CA.
Crume, P., Baker, S., & Clark, D. (2014, February). The ABCs of language (Sign Language). Poster presented at annual conference of the Association of College Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ACE-DHH), Washington, DC.
Crume, P. (2013, April). ASL phonology as a Pathway to literacy. Paper presented for a symposium at the bi-annual meeting of the Society of Research in Child Development (SRCD), Seattle, WA.
Crume, P. (2013, February). Caring and sharing: Promoting successful collaboration in international deaf education.Invited paper presented at the annual conference of the Association of College Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Santa Fe, NM.
Goldberg, H., Crume, P. K., Lederberg, A. L., Easterbrooks, S., et al. (2012, November). Narrative development in DHH Preschoolers: An exploratory intervention study. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), Atlanta, GA.
Crume, P. K. (2013). Teachers’ perceptions of promoting sign language phonological awareness in an ASL/English bilingual program. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 18(4), 464-488.
Crume, P. K. (2011). Teachers’ perceptions on the use of ASL phonological instruction to develop ASL and English literacy in an ASL/English bilingual preschool. Unpublished dissertation manuscript, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
2014 - Co-Principal Investigator with Dr. Bryan Berrett. Educational Interpreting Preparation Program, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, CFDA 84.325K. Grant award is $1,216,355 over six years. Grant aims to recruit and train sign language interpreters in a Hispanic Serving Institution to provide interpreting services in K-12 settings.
Ph.D. CAPELLA UNIVERSITY 2010 Human Services
M.A. CSUF 1984 Speech-Language Pathology
B.A. CSUF 1982 Communicative Disorders
December 2010 - Present - California State University Fresno, Communicative Disorders and Deaf Studies Dept., Tenure Track Faculty
August 1999 – December 2010 - California State University Fresno, Communicative Disorders and Deaf Studies Dept., Full Time Lecturer
August 1999 - April 2007 - San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital
Per Diem Senior Speech-Language Pathologist
July 1997 - August 1999 - San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital, Director of Clinical Services
November 1995 - July 1997 - San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital Senior Speech-Language Pathologist
January 2004 - February 2005 - St. Agnes Medical Center, Per Diem Senior Speech-Language Pathologist
Fall 1993 - California State University, Fresno, Department of Communicative Disorders, Clinical supervisor
June 1987 - November 1995 - Northwest Speech and Hearing Center, Director of Clinical Services and Speech-Language Pathologist
January 1986 - June 1987 - Fresno Unified School District, Speech-Language Pathologist for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program
January 1985 - September 1985 - Fresno Unified School District, Itinerant Speech-Language Pathologist
August 1985 - January 1986 - Sunrise, A Speech Pathology Corporation, Speech-Language Pathologist
CDDS 102 ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF SPEECH AND HEARING
CDDS 110 DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES
CDDS 107 OBSERVATION IN SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY
CDDS 115 VOICE AND FLUENCY DISORDERS
CDDS 220 GRADUATE SEMINAR IN DYSPHAGIA AND TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY
CDDS 210 GRADUATE SEMINAR IN CRANIOFACIAL ANOMOLIES
CDDS 216 GRADUATE SEMINAR IN VOICE DISORDERS
CDDS 230 ADVANCED CLINICAL PRACTICE IN CSD
CDDS 267 EXTERNSHIP IN SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY
CSD 290 INDEPENDENT STUDY
Scholarly and Creative Activities
Coauthor: Hegde, M.N., & Pomaville, F. (2008). Assessment of Children with Communicative Disorders: Resources and Protocols. New York: Singular Publishing.
Pomaville, F. (2011). Speech Therapy for Adults with Cochlear Implants. Presentation at 2011 ASHA Convention in San Diego
2002 - 2003 Member of thesis committee, "The Efficacy of Articulation Treatment to Improve Single Phoneme Production in Children with Decreased Speech Intelligibility"
2001 - 2002 Member of thesis committee, "Group Therapy for Adults with Aphasia"
1999 - 2002 Member of 2 thesis committees, "The Effect of Olfactory Stimulation on Naming of Subjects with Aphasia"
2000 - 2001 Member of Project committee, "Dysphagia Resource Manual for Speech-Language Pathologists"
1998 - 2000 Member of thesis committee, "Measurement of Patient Outcomes using FIMs"
PRESENTED A 3 HOUR WORKSHOP ON LARYNGECTOMY REHABILITATION. NSSHLA CONFERENCE (1996).
PRESENTED AT THE CALIFORNIA SPEECH-LANGUAGE AND HEARING CONFERENCE IN SAN DIEGO (2000) ON "THE EFFICACY OF OUTPATIENT THERAPY THROUGH THE MEASUREMENT OF OUTCOMES WITH FUNCTIONAL INDEPENDENCE MEASURES (FIM)".
PRESENTED AT THE CALIFORNIA SPEECH-LANGUAGE AND HEARING ASSOCIATION'S "HOT TOPICS" LECTURE SERIES ON "APHASIA AND BRAIN INJURY REHABILITATION" (OCT., 2000) AND ON "LARYNGECTOMY REHABILITATION" (OCT., 2005)
ORGANIZED A 3-HOUR WORKSHOP ON FEES / MBSS FOR STUDENTS AND PROFESSIONALS IN THE FRESNO AREA (APRIL, 2001)
University, Community, and Professional Service
1984 - Present AMERICAN SPEECH-LANGUAGE AND HEARING ASSOCIATION (ASHA)
CALIFORNIA SPEECH-LANGUAGE AND HEARING ASSOCIATION (CSHA)
1996 - Present CSUF ALUMNI ASSOCIATION, CSD CHAPTER (SECRETARY, 1996 - 1999)
1985 - Present CALIFORNIA STATE BOARD OF MEDICAL QUALITY ASSURANCE
CALIFORNIA SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING ASSOCIATION. PROFESSIONAL ADVISORY BOARD,
1992 - 1993 ; NOMINATING COMMITTEE, 2000 - 2002, 2007 - 2008
CFY/RPE SUPERVISOR (1994, 1996, 1997)
MODERATOR FOR THE "LOST CHORD CLUB OF CENTRAL CALIFORNIA" (1986 - 2005)
REGISTERED MENTOR WITH THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LARYNGECTOMEES (IAL). FOR 2 SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS IN FRESNO (JUNE, 2003 - Present)
Awards or other Forms of Recognition
CALIFORNIA SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING ASSOCIATION:
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD, DISTRICT 5. APRIL 2006
OUTSTANDING SERVICE AWARD, DISTRICT 5. MARCH 1996
CERTIFICATES OF APPRECIATION FOR SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTION, NOVEMBER 1996
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY DEGREE: University of California, Santa Barbara. March 21, 1998.
Major: Speech & Hearing Sciences
MASTER OF ARTS DEGREE from California State University, Fresno. December 1983. Major: Communicative Disorders Emphasis: Speech-Language Pathology
BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE from California State University, Bakersfield. December 1977. Majors: Psychology and Liberal Studies. Minor: English
Aug. 2004 - Present: Associate Professor of Speech-Language Pathology, Dept. of Communicative
Disorders & Deaf Studies, California State University - Fresno.
Aug. 1998 - Present: Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology, Dept. of Communicative Disorders & Deaf Studies, California State University - Fresno.
Aug. 1993 - July 1998: Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders, University of South Dakota.
Sept. 1992 - June 1993: Speech-Language Pathologist, Pleasant Valley School District, Camarillo, Calif.
Sept. 1990 - June 1992: Clinical Supervisor, Speech and Hearing Center, University of California, Santa Barbara (Rank: Teaching Associate).
Aug. 1982 - June 1989: Speech-Language Pathologist with the Office of the Superintendent of Schools, Kern County, California.
CSD - 105 - Articulation Disorders (taught distance learning)
CSD - 107/110 - Diagnostic Procedures
CSD - 115 - Disorders of Fluency and Voice (taught distance learning)
CSD - 200 - Graduate Studies and Research Methods in Communicative Disorders
CSD - 204 - Seminar in Stuttering
CSD - 214 - Language Disorders of Infants and Toddlers
CSD - 215 - Phonologic and Severe Speech Disorders: Communication Intervention, Augmentation, and Alternatives (formerly CSD 206). (taught distance learning)
CSD - 230 - Advanced Clinical Practicum
Skelton, S. L. (2004). Concurrent task sequencing in single-phoneme phonologic treatment
and generalization. Journal of Communication Disorders, 37, 131-155.
Skelton, S. L., & Funk, T. E. (2004). Teaching speech sounds to young children: A pilot study of concurrent treatment using randomly - ordered, variable-complexity task sequences. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 99, 602-604.
Skelton, S. L. (2004). Motor-skill learning approach to the treatment of speech-sound disorders. CSHA, 34, (1), 8-9,16.
Skelton, S. L., & Inouye, S., (November 2004.) American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Philadelphia, PA. Poster Session. Title: Phonological University Preschool: An Integration of Phonological and Motor-Skill Treatments.
Skelton, S. L., & Funk, T. E., (November 2003.) American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Chicago, IL. Poster Session. Title: Concurrent Treatment With Preschool-Age Children With Phonologic Disorders.
Skelton, S. L., Gagnon, R., Stevens, K., Humphreys, R., & Maul, C. A. (November 2002.) American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Atlanta, GA. Poster Session. Title: Teaching self-regulatory behaviors to children with ADHD and language disorders.
Humphreys, R., Gough, T., Dias, B, Skelton, S. (April 2002). California Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Los Angeles, CA., Poster Session. Title: Using dynamic assessment to predict treatment efficacy with preschool children.
Salcedo, A., Weichmann, A., Skelton, S., Humphreys, R., and Maul, C. (November 2000.) American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Washington, DC. Poster Session. Title: A catalog of recreational reading material for developmentally disabled adults.
Skelton, S. L. (November 1999.) American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, San Francisco, CA. Poster Session. Title: Comparing intermixed and programmed instruction phonologic treatment effects and generalization.
November, 2004. Invited inservice to speech-language pathologists of Clovis Unified School District on the topic An Integrated Approach to the Treatment of Speech-sound Disorders.
November 2004. Invited inservice to speech-language pathologists hosted by Bakersfield Association of Speech-Pathologists and Audiologists "Putting It All Together: An Integrated Approach to the Treatment of Speech-sound Disorders.
October 2003. Invited inservice to speech-language pathologists of Sanger Unified School District on the topic Treatment of Speech-Sound Disorders: Recent Trends.
October 2003. Invited inservice to speech-language pathologists of Clovis Unified School District on the topic Treatment of Phonologic Disorders: Recent Trends.
August 2003. Invited inservice to speech-language pathologists of the Diagnostic Center of Central California and Tulare County Office of Education on the topic of how to administer, score, and interpret the Communication and Symbolic Behavior Scales.
State Research Awards for 2003 - 2004. Research proposal: Efficacy of Two Treatments for Children with Phonologic Disorder. Grant funded for $5,000.oo under the CSU Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Program.
State Research Awards for 2001 - 2002. Research proposal: Metacognitive intervention for the remediation of pragmatic deficits: treatment efficacy in children with a dual-diagnosis of attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder and language disorder. Grant funded for $5,000.oo under the CSU Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Program.
University, Community, and Professional Service
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
California Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Member Board of Directors (director district 5) for California Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Professional License, Certification, and Credentials:
Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (A.S.H.A.) active since 1983.
California License for Speech Pathology (SP 5174) active since 1983.
California Credentials: Clinical Rehabilitative Services Credential (Clear), Special Education Specialist - Communicative Handicapped (Life), Multiple Subjects (Life), Single Subjects - Social Sciences (Life).
Service to California State University-Fresno:
1999 - 2005 Member, Academic Senate.
1999 - 2005 Student Outcomes Assessment Coordinator (representing department).
2001 Member, University Task Force on Employee and Workplace Development.
2001 - 2002. Affirmative Action Designee.
2001 - 2003. Member, Board of Directors for the Fund for Excellence.
Service to the College of Health and Human Services.
2004 - Present, Member CHHS Executive Committee.
2001 - 2005. Member, Curriculum Committee.
Service to the Department of Communicative Disorders and Deaf Studies:
2005 - Present. Graduate Coordinator.
2001 - 2005. Chair, Curriculum Committee.
1999 - 2005. Chair of Department Student Outcomes Assessment Committee.
2000 - 2005. Member of Departmental Advising Committee.
2003. Member of search committee for Clinic Director position.
Service to the Community.
2001 - 2005. Member, Advisory Committee to District 5, California Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
2003 - Present. Director, District 5, California Speech-Language-Hearing Association.