Hilton-Prillhart holds Bachelor of Arts (1997) and Master of Education (1998) degrees from East Tennessee State University and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in School Psychology (2011) from the University of Tennessee. In addition to teaching at Milligan, she serves as program coordinator for the Early Childhood Education Adult Degree Completion Program. Her past experiences include work as a special education teacher in Virginia and Maryland, a Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities behavior analyst, and a Child Development Specialist with Cherokee Health Systems where she conducted assessments with preschool children. Dr. Hilton-Prillhart is a licensed psychologist in the state of Tennessee and a Nationally Certified School Psychologist. She specializes in the areas of learning disabilities, psychological assessment including assessment for Autism and ADHD, behavioral interventions, anxiety disorders, and diagnosis and intensive intervention with children with reading disabilities.
Dr. Hilton-Prillhart teaches Sunday school for elementary-aged children at Vermont United Methodist Church in Kingsport, TN. She and her husband, Chris, stay busy with sons Evan, Riley, and Joseph.
Topics of Expertise: Literacy; Reading Assessment and Intervention; Psychological Assessment; ADHD; Autism; Anxiety Disorders; Academic Interventions; Behavioral Interventions