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                                      VITA

                    Michael W. Wischnowski, Ph.D.

Personal Information

      Home Address:                       29 Livingston St.
                                          Geneseo, NY 14454
                                          (585) 243-9098

      Professional Address:               St. John Fisher College
                                          Ralph C. Wilson Jr. School of Education
                                          Alesi Building, Room 106D
                                          3690 East Avenue
                                          Rochester, NY 14618
                                          (585) 385-5265
                                          FAX: (585) 899-3849
                                          mwischnowski@sjfc.edu

Educational Experience

      Ph.D., 1996                         University of Illinois
                                          Champaign, Illinois
                                          Major: Special Education

      M.S., 1984                          University of St. Francis
                                          Joliet, Illinois
                                          Major: Health Administration

      B.S., 1978                          Eastern Illinois University
                                          Charleston, Illinois
                                          Major: Health Education
                                          Minor: English

Professional Experience

2007-Pres.   Associate Professor, Education Doctorate Program in Executive
             Leadership, Ralph C. Wilson Jr. School of Education, St. John Fisher
             College, Rochester, NY

2005-2007    Program Director, Graduate Special Education Program, Ralph C. Wilson
             Jr. School of Education, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY

2004-2007    Associate Professor, Special Education, Ralph C. Wilson Jr. School of
             Education, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY

2000-2004    Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership, Margaret Warner Graduate
             School of Education and Human Development, University of Rochester,
             Rochester, NY

1999-2000    Lead Coordinator, Instructional Services, Genesee Valley Board of
             Cooperative Educational Services, LeRoy, NY
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1998-1999   Coordinator, Special Education Training Resource Center and the Special
            Education Administrative Training Academy, Genesee Valley Board of
            Cooperative Educational Services, Geneseo, NY

1995-1998   Assistant Professor, School of Education, State University of New York at
            Geneseo

1993-1995   Project Coordinator, Family and Child Transitions into Least Restrictive
            Environments Project, Department of Special Education, University of
            Illinois

1992-1993   Local Interagency Council Coordinator, The Birth-to-Five Council of
            Families and Agencies, Champaign County, Illinois

1991-1992   Teaching Assistant, Department of Special Education, University of
            Illinois

1989-1991   Administrator of Ophthalmology Practice, Fisher Eye Care, Kankakee,
            Illinois

1986-1989   Director of Day Services, The Arc of Iroquois County, Watseka, Illinois

1980-1986   Staff Development and Community Health Educator, St. Mary’s Hospital,
            Kankakee, Illinois

1979-1980   Vocational Evaluator, Kankakee County Training Center for the Disabled,
            Kankakee, Illinois

1978-1979   Teacher, Dr. King Adult Education Center, Kankakee, Illinois

Honors and Awards

2008                Marshall, Fall Commencement, St. John Fisher College
2007                Tenured Professor, St. John Fisher College
2006                Community Impact Award, The Advocacy Center of Rochester
2002                Betty Pool Service Award, Warner School of Education, University
                    of Rochester
1998                Volunteer of the Year, Livingston-Wyoming Arc
1998                Dedication, 22nd Annual Student Council for Exceptional Children
                    Conference, SUNY-Geneseo
1997                Geneseo Foundation Research Travel Grant
1996                Educational Alumni Medal, Outstanding Doctoral Student,
                    College of Education, University of Illinois
1994-1995           University of Illinois Fellowship
1995                Graduate College Dissertation Support Grant
1995                Graduate College Conference Travel Support Grant
1994                Graduate College Conference Travel Support Grant
1993                Incomplete List of Instructors Rated as Excellent,
                    University of Illinois
1993                Outstanding Service Award, The Birth-to Five Council of
                    Families and Agencies, Champaign County, Illinois
1985                Kankakee Area Jaycees Citizen Recognition Award for
                    Outstanding Community Service, Kankakee, Illinois
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Certifications

2003-Present         Permanent Certification, School District Administrator, New York
                     State
2003-Present         Provisional Certification, School Administrator and Supervisor,
                     New York State
2002                 Certification, NYS Project: Save Legislation
1998-Present         Permanent Teacher’s Certification, New York State
1998-Present         Instructor, New York State Child Abuse Recognition and
                     Reporting Program
1994-Present         Certified Mediator, Justice Center of Atlanta
1983-1993            Certified Stop-Smoking Clinic Leader, American Lung Association
1980-1999            CPR Instructor, American Heart Association
1978-Present         Certified Teacher, State of Illinois

Memberships and Affiliations

2009-Present         Member, Kappa Delta Pi
2008-2009            Member, American Association of School Administrators
2003-Present         Member, Council of Administrators in Special Education—CEC
2002-Present         Member, Measurement Team, Genesee Valley BOCES
2002-Present         Member, National School Boards Association
2001-Present         Member, American Evaluation Association
2001-Present         Member, American Educational Research Association
1999-Present         Member, Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development
1997                 Head Start/Johnson & Johnson Management Fellow
                     Program, University of California at Los Angeles
1994-Present         Member, Phi Delta Kappa (SUNY-Geneseo Chapter,
                     Secretary, 1997-98; President-Elect, 1998-99)
1993-Present         Member, National Association for the Education of Young
                     Children
1991-Present         Member, Council for Exceptional Children
1991-Present         Member, Division of Early Childhood – CEC
1995-2000            Member, Teacher Education Division – CEC
1986-Present         Member, The Arc

Funded Grant Experience

St. John Fisher College
2007-2009             Program Evaluator, Teacher Leader Quality Partnership Grant,
                      New York State Department of Education

University of Rochester
2006-Present          Program Evaluator, Life Sciences Learning Center: Strengthening
                      Connections between Scientists and Classroom Learning,
                      National Institute of Health National Center for Research
                      Resources for a Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA).
2003-2009             Program Evaluator, Development and Dissemination of a
                      Problem-Based Learning Unit for Teaching Ethical, Legal and
                      Social Aspects of Human Genetics, Department of Health and
                      Human Services
2001-2004             Program Evaluator, Supporting Language, Literacy and School
                      Readiness Through Hands-On, Inquiry-Based Science, US
                      Department of Education
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2001-2005              Program Evaluator, Preparing Tomorrow’s Teachers to Use
                       Technology, US Department of Education
2000-2002              Program Evaluator, Partnerships in Caring: Directing Community
                       Resources to Family Day Care Providers and the Families They
                       Serve, National Science Foundation

University at Buffalo
2003-2008             Program Evaluator, Preparing Doctoral Special Education
                      Leadership to Work in Urban Areas, US Department of Education

Buffalo State University
2004-2007             External Program Evaluator, Reflective Mediation Through the
                      Use of Technology, US Department of Education
2001-2004             External Program Evaluator, Technology = Access: Teaching
                      Future Urban Teachers, US Department of Education

Genesee Valley Board of Cooperative Educational Services
1998-1999            Coordinator of the Special Education Training and Resource
                     Center for the Genesee Valley Board of Cooperative Educational
                     Services, New York State Department of Education
1998-1999            Coordinator of the Administrators’ Leadership Training Academy
                     of Western New York, New York State Department of Education
1998                 Co-writer of the Transition Coordination Site Mini-Grant, awarded
                     to Geneseo Central School, Geneseo, NY

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
1994                    Co-author of the Family and Child Transitions to Least Restrictive
                        Environments Project Continuation Proposal, EEPCD Office, U.S.
                        Department of Education
1993                    Evaluator of Staff Mentoring Component, Partnerships for
                        Training in Early Intervention Project, Office of Special Education,
                        U.S. Department of Education
1993                    Author of the Birth-to-Five Council of Families and Agencies Local
                        Interagency Council Grant, Illinois State Board of Education
1993                    Co-author of the East Central Illinois Lekotek Grant, Illinois
                        Department of Rehabilitation Services, Springfield, Illinois and
                        the National Lekotek Association, Evanston, Illinois

Other

2009-Present           Program Evaluator, Biology Take-Out National Institute of Health
                       Small Business Innovation Research Grant

Editorial Consultation

1999-Present           Reviewer, Young Exceptional Children
1998                   Guest Reviewer, Topics in Early Childhood Special Education
1995                   Reviewer, Journal of the Association for Persons with Severe
                       Handicaps
1994                   Reviewer, Topics in Early Childhood Special Education
1994                   Guest Reviewer, Journal of the Association for Persons with
                       Severe Handicaps
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Service

       National

2006-2007            Research/Program Evaluation Strand Leader, Division of Early
                     Childhood 2007 National Conference
1997-2004            Reviewer/Consultant, Project Head Start
1997                 Reviewer of Proposals, Division of Early Childhood
                     International Convention Program Advisory Committee
1996                 Participant, National Early Childhood Technical Assistance
                     System Transition Workgroup
1995-2000            Regional Coordinator, Division of Early Childhood
                     Subdivision Committee, Council for Exceptional Children
1995                 Mentor, Doctoral Student Mentorship Program, Teacher
                     Education Division, Council for Exceptional Children
1994                 Member, Council for Exceptional Children Annual Convention
                     Program Advisory Committee

       State

1999-2000            Member, NY Staff and Curriculum Development Network
1998-2000            Member, Western NY Effective Schools Consortium Network
1998-2000            Assessment Liaison, NY State Department of Education
1998-1999            Coordinator, Erie County Lifelong Services Network
1988                 Member, The Arc of Illinois Sex Education Committee

       St. John Fisher College

2010-Present         Member, Middle States Review Committee
2010-Present         Faculty Advisor, Ed.D. Alumni Group
2009-Present         Member, Programming and Curriculum Committee, School of
                     Education
2009-2010            Member, Rank and Tenure Grievance Committee
2009-Present         Member, Assessment Committee, School of Education
2009                 Member/Co-Chair, School of Education Professional Development
                     Committee
2009-2010            Member, School of Education Alumni Affinity Committee
2007-2009            Member/Co-Chair, Dean of the School of Education Search
                     Committee
2006-2008            Doctoral Dissertation Committee Chair (James Colt, David
                     Duford, Wendy Gladstone-Brown)
2007                 Member, Ed.D Executive Leadership Administrative Assistant
                     Search Committee
2007                 Member, Ed.D Executive Leadership Faculty Search Committee
2007                 Member, Special Education Search Committee
2006                 Member, Special Education Search Committee
2005-2007            Elected Member, Graduate Program Council
2005-Present         Elected Member, Faculty Welfare Committee
2005-2007            Member, School of Education Dean’s Council
2005-2008            Member, School of Education Technology Committee
2004-2010            Member, Special Education Department Advisory Council
2004-Present         Member, School of Education NCATE Assessment Committee
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       University of Rochester

2006                 Member, Doctoral Dissertation Committees (Lisa Buckshaw,
                     Edward Yanson)
2005                 Member, Doctoral Dissertation Committees (Colleen Coulter,
                     Susan Schultz, Mark Balsalmo, Kim Dyce, Necia Marchetti)
2003                 Member, Doctoral Student’s Dissertation Committee [Ray
                     Giamartino]
2004                 Member, Doctoral Student’s Dissertation Committee [Michael
                     Chrisman]
2002-2004            Member, Warner School NCATE Assessment Committee
2002                 Member, Doctoral Student’s Dissertation Committee [Debra
                     Heath-Thornton]
2001                 Member, Doctoral Student’s Dissertation Committee (William
                     Graf)
2001                 Member, Portfolio Committee, The Warner School
2000-2001            Member, Doctoral Student’s Dissertation Committee (Marie
                     Cianca)
2000-2003            Faculty Secretary, The Warner Graduate School
2000-2001            Member, Technology Classroom Committee, The Warner School
2000-2001            Member, Early Childhood Teacher Certification Committee,
                     The Warner Graduate School

       SUNY-Geneseo

1998-1999            Member, Graduate Student’s Thesis Committee (Susan
                     Hughes)
1997                 Member, Academic Standards Committee
1997                 Member, Graduate Program Review Committee
1997                 Member, Graduate Student’s Thesis Committee (Svetlana
                     Stowell)
1997                 Member, Special Education Adult Transition Position
                     Search Committee, School of Education
1997                 Member, SPED Graduate Applications Review Committee,
                     School of Education
1997                 Member, Early Childhood Teacher Educators’ Discussion
                     Group, School of Education
1996-1997            Member, Executive Committee, School of Education
1996-1997            Member, Personnel Committee, School of Education
1996-1997            Advisor, Freshman and Transfer Student Orientation
1996                 Member, School of Education Mission and Philosophy
                     Committee
1995-1996            Member, Early Childhood Position Search Committee,
                     School of Education
1995-1997            Member, Early Childhood Special Education Committee,
                     School of Education
1995-2003            Member, Special Education Consortium, School of
                     Education
1995-1996            Faculty Advisor, Representatives of Education for
                     Professionals and Students

       University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

1998-1999            Member, Doctoral Dissertation Committee (Janetta Fleming)
1992-1995            Member, Personnel Leadership for Illinois Core Committee
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1993                Member, Department of Special Education Search
                    Committee
1992-1993           Department Representative, Council of Graduate Students
                    in Education

       Community

2010-Present        Member, Leadership Development Committee, Genesee Valley
                    Educational Partnership
2006-2009           Member, Special Education Steering Committee, Monroe I BOCES
2001-2003           Member, Midwestern NY Leadership Academy
2001-2002           Board Member, Genesee Valley Association for Curriculum and
                    Development
2000-Present        School Board Member, Geneseo Central School District
                    [President, 2009-Present; Vice-President, 2002-2009; Audit
                    Committee, 2006-Present]
2000-Present        Member, Genesee Valley BOCES Strategic Planning Measurement
                    Team
2000                Volunteer, Special Olympics
1999-2000           Member, Geneseo Central School Professional Development
                    Committee
1999-2000           Site Coordinator, Regional Scoring of 4th/8th Grade ELA Exams
1999-2000           Director, Genesee Valley BOCES Curriculum Camp
1999-2000           Member, University of Rochester Assessment Conference
                    Committee
1999-2004           Member, Genesee Valley BOCES Curriculum and Instructional
                    Council
1997-1999           Member, Head Start Policy Council, Livingston-Wyoming
                    Counties, NY
1997-2000           Board President, Community Integrated Services, Inc.
1996-2002           Chair, Children’s Services Committee, Livingston-Wyoming
                    ARC, Mr. Morris, NY
1996-2002           Member, Strategic Planning Committee, Livingston-Wyoming
                    ARC, Mt. Morris, NY
1995- 2002          Board Member, Livingston-Wyoming ARC (President, 2000-01)
1986-1988           Board Member, Easter Seal Society of Mideastern Illinois
1980-1986           Kankakee Chapter President (1986) and Board Member,
                    American Heart Association
1984-1986           Board Member, American Lung Association of Mideastern Illinois
1980-1986           Kankakee Chapter Vice-President (1983-1984) and Board
                    Member, American Diabetes Association

Professional Consultations

2010                Section V, New York State Athletic Association
2009                Brighton Central School District, Brighton, NY
2009-Present        College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY
2009-Present        Tomorrow’s Students, Tomorrow’s Teachers, Rochester, NY
2009                The Community Place, Rochester, NY
2008-Present        Rochester Leadership Academy, Rochester City School District,
                    Rochester, NY
2008                UNITY School Leadership Development & Coaching, Rochester NY
2008                Rochester Education Foundation, Rochester, NY
2008                Center for Dispute Settlement, Rochester, NY
2007                Livingston-Wyoming ARC, Mt. Morris, NY
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2004-Present   Monroe 1 BOCES, Fairport, NY
2004-2005      Brighton Central School District, Brighton, NY
2004           Webster Central School District, Webster, NY
2003           Albany City School District, Albany, NY
2003-2004      Canisteo Central School District, Canisteo, NY
2003-Present   Genesee Valley BOCES, LeRoy, NY
2003           Attica Central School District, Attica, NY
2003           Sauquoit Valley Central School District, Sauquoit Valley, NY
2003           Keshequa Central School District, Dalton, NY
2002           Project Step-Back, University of Rochester Medical School,
               Rochester, NY
2002           Batavia City School District, Batavia, NY
2002           Greece Central School District, Greece NY
2002-2005      School Improvement Grant, Erie I BOCES, Buffalo, NY
2002           Livonia High School, Livonia CSD, Livonia, NY
2002           West Ridge Elementary, Greece CSD, Greece, NY
2002           Genesee Valley BOCES, LeRoy, NY
2002           Coordinated Care Services, Inc., Rochester, NY
2002           Penfield Central School District, Penfield NY
2001           Rome City School District, Rome, NY
2001-2002      Greenwood Central School District, Greenwood, NY
2001-2002      Alfred-Almond Central School District, Alfred, NY
2001           Genesee Valley BOCES, LeRoy, NY
2000           Fairport Central School District, Fairport, NY
2000           Perry Elementary School, Perry, NY
1999           Geneva Head Start Program, Geneva, NY
1999           Byron-Bergen Central School District
1999           Genesee Valley BOCES Library Systems Special Needs
               Committee
1998           Pavilion Middle School, Pavilion, NY
1998           Attention Deficit Disorder Parent Support Group, Batavia, NY
1998           Alexander Elementary School., Alexander, NY
1998           Mental Health Interagency Council, Geneseo, NY
1998           Dansville Elementary School, Dansville, NY
1997           Geneseo Central School, Geneseo, NY
1997           Child & Family Resource Center of Ontario & Yates Counties,
               Canandaigua, NY
1997           Broome County head Start, Binghamton, NY
1997           Erie County Head Start, Buffalo, NY
1997           Chemung County Head Start, Elmira, NY
1997           Special Education Faculty, School of Education, SUNY-Geneseo
1997           Onandaga Dormitory, Student Housing Services, SUNY-Geneseo
1996-97        Department of Special Education, State of West Virginia
1996-2002      New York Head Start Regional Access Project
1996-2002      Livingston-Wyoming ARC Children’s Services
1995           Champaign County Preschool/Daycare Directors
1995           Urbana School District #116
1994           Illinois Technical Assistance Project, Flossmoor, IL
1994           East Central Illinois Association for the Education of Young
               Children, Rantoul, IL
1992           Region V B Head Start Technical Assistance Support Center
1992-1995      Washington School Early Childhood Special Education
               Program, Urbana, IL
1992           Carrie Busey School, Champaign, IL
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Published Articles

        Cianca, M., Gladstone-Brown, W., & Wischnowski, M. W., (2009). Practices that
Work for Students with Special Needs: Building Parent Partnerships at the Preservice
Level. School Administrators Association of New York State Journal, 38 [3], 16-20.

       Wischnowski, M. W., Cianca, M., Yingling, J., Brown, C., & Gladstone-Brown,
W. (2009). Planting the seeds of partnership. Exceptional Parent, 28-29.

      Wischnowski, M. W. (2008). Getting the board on board: Helping board members
understand early childhood programs. Young Exceptional Children, 12 [1], 20-30.

       Markowicz, D., DuPre’, M., Holt, S., Chen, S., & Wischnowski, M. W. (2008).
BEGIN partnership: Using problem-based learning to teach genetics and bioethics.
American Biology Teacher, 70 [7], 421-425.

       Mendrick, Jr., R., Reed, D., & Wischnowski, M. (2007). Unspoken rules: Make
your board’s implicit rules explicit through a customs manual. American School Board
Journal, 194 [10], 28-30.

       Wischnowski, M. W. (2007). Take it to the board. School Counselor, 44 [3], 48-
55.

       Markowicz, D., DuPre’, M., Holt, S., Chen, S., & Wischnowski, M. W.
(November, 2006). Family Secrets: The bioethics of genetic testing. The Science
Teacher, 73 [8], 28-32.

       Wischnowski, M.W., Salmon, S., & Eaton, K. (2004]. Evaluating co-teaching as a
means for successful inclusion of students with disabilities. Rural Special Education
Quarterly, 23 [3], 3-14.

        Brent, B. O., Sipple, J. W., Kileen, K. M. & Wischnowski, M. W. {2004}. Stalking
cost-effective practices in rural schools. Journal of Education Finance, 29 (3). 237-256.

         Wischnowski, M.W., Pfluke, J., & Twining, D. (2003). Head Start and school
district collaborations: Writing an interagency agreement. Young Exceptional Children,
6, (4), 11-17.

       Wischnowski, M.W. (2002). Of Roger Maris, Casey Martin, and test
modifications: A call for integrity in reporting test results on students with disabilities.
Exceptional Individuals, 27 (1-2), 6-11.

        Wischnowski, M.W., Fowler, S.A., & McCollum, J.A. (2000). Supports and
barriers to writing an interagency agreement on the preschool transition. Journal of
Early Intervention, 23 (4), 294-307.

      Wischnowski, M.W., & Rogers, E.L. (1996). Early childhood services: How do you
know when they ―work?‖ Lessons Learned, 4, 8-10.

        Wischnowski, M.W., Yates, T.J., & McCollum, J.A. (1996). Expanding training
options for early intervention personnel: Developing a statewide staff mentoring system.
Infants and Young Children, 8 (4), 49-58.

       Wischnowski, M.W., & McCollum, J.A. (1995). Managing conflict on local
interagency councils. Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 15 (3), 281-295.
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        Donegan, M., Fink, D.B., Fowler, S.A., & Wischnowski, M.W. (1995). Making the
transition to group care. Exceptional Parent, 25 (2), 26-31.

Monograph

        Wischnowski, M.W., Pfluke, J., & Twining, D. (2005). Head Start and school
district collaborations: Writing an interagency agreement. In Horn, E., & Jones, H.
(editors), Young Exceptional Children monograph series No. 4: Family and community
collaborations. Longmont, CO: Sopris West

Other Publications

          Hadden, S., Fowler, S.A., Fink, D.B., & Wischnowski, M.W. (1995). Writing an
interagency agreement on transition: A practical guide. Champaign, IL: University of
Illinois.

       Donegan, M., Fink, D.B., Fowler, S.A., & Wischnowski, M.W. (1994). Entering a
new preschool: How service providers can ease the transitions of children turning three
who have special needs. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois.

Book Reviews

      Wischnowski, M.W. (2001). A book review of The Spirit Catches You and You Fall
Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures by Anne
Fadiman. Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 21 (1). 56-58.

        Wischnowski, M.W. (1995). A book review of The Cinema of Isolation: A History of
Disability in the Movies by Martin F. Norden. Journal of the Association for Persons with
Severe Handicaps, 20 (2), 167-168.

Program Evaluation Reports for Local School Districts

      Wischnowski, M.W. (2009). A program evaluation of the Today’s Students,
Tomorrow’s Teachers SMART Program, Rochester City School District. Unpublished
manuscript. Rochester, NY

       Wischnowski, M.W. & Brent, B. (2005). A program evaluation of the special
education programs at Monroe I Board of Cooperative Educational Services and
component districts. Unpublished manuscript. Penfield, NY.

      Wischnowski, M.W. (2005). A qualitative study of the gifted and talented
programs at Brighton Central School District. Unpublished manuscript. Brighton, NY.

       Wischnowski, M.W. & Royce, M. (2004). A program evaluation of the special
education program at the Canisteo Central School District. Unpublished manuscript,
Canisteo, NY.

      Wischnowski, M.W. [2003]. A program evaluation of the special education
program at the Waterville Central School District. Unpublished manuscript. Waterville,
NY.

      Wischnowski, M.W. [2003]. A program evaluation of the special education
program at the Sauquoit Valley Central School District. Unpublished manuscript.
Sauquoit, NY.
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      Wischnowski, M.W. (2001). A program evaluation of the special education
program at the Rome City School District. Unpublished manuscript. Rome, NY.

      Wischnowski, M.W. (2001). A program evaluation of the special education
program at Greenwood Central School. Unpublished manuscript. Greenwood, NY.

      Wischnowski, M.W. (2001). A program evaluation of the special education
program at Alfred-Almond Central School. Unpublished manuscript. Alfred, NY.

       Wischnowski, M.W. (1998). A program evaluation of the blended teaching model
at Geneseo Central School. Unpublished manuscript. Geneseo, NY.

      Wischnowski, M.W. (1997). A program evaluation of the Children’s Services
Program of the Livingston-Wyoming ARC. Unpublished manuscript. Geneseo, NY:
SUNY-Geneseo.

        Wischnowski, M.W. (1993). An evaluation of the staff mentoring system in the
state of Illinois. Unpublished manuscript. Champaign, IL: Partnerships Project.

Dissertation

        Wischnowski, M.W. (1996). Writing an interagency transition agreement to
bridge early intervention and early childhood special education services: Supports and
barriers. Unpublished dissertation. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois.

Conference Presentations

        Wischnowski, M.W., Cianca, M., Gladstone-Brown, W., & Arrington, L. (2010,
April). Planting the Seeds of Partnership: Parents as Instructors in Teacher Education.
Session presented at the YAI Network International Conference, New York City, NY.

       Wischnowski, M.W., Cianca, M., & Gladstone-Brown, W. (2009, November).
Planting the Seeds of Partnership: Parents as Instructors in Teacher Education. Session
presented at the Leadership for Equity and Excellence Forum, Phoenix, AZ.

       Wischnowski, M.W., Cianca, M., & Gladstone-Brown, W. (2009, November).
Planting the Seeds of Partnership: Parents as Instructors in Teacher Education. Session
presented at the Annual Conference of the Teacher Education Division of the Council of
Exceptional Children, Charlotte, NC.

       Wischnowski, M.W., Cianca, M., & Gladstone-Brown, W. (2009, October).
Partnering with Families to Prepare Childhood/Special Education Teachers. Poster
session presented at the 25th Annual International Conference on Young Children with
Special Needs and Their Families, Albuquerque, NM.

       Wischnowski, M.W., (2009, May). Hollywood Portrayals of the Parent-
Professional Relationship. Session presented at the Autism and Membership
Conference, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY

        Wischnowski, M.W., Brown, C., Cianca, M., & Gladstone-Brown, W. (2009,
April). Preparing Teacher Candidates for Teacher-Teacher and Parent-Teacher
Collaboration. Session presented at the Council for Exceptional Children Annual
Convention, Seattle, WA.
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       Wischnowski, M.W., Cianca, M., Gladstone-Brown, W., & Brown, C. (2008,
November). Co-Teaching Teacher Candidates about Teacher-Teacher and Parent-
Teacher Collaboration. Session presented at the New York State Council for Exceptional
Children Conference, Verona, NY.

       Wischnowski, M.W., Cianca, M., & Brown, C. (2008, November). Shaping the
Future of Parent-Teacher Collaboration. Session presented at the Autism Across the
Lifespan Conference, New York City, NY.

       Wischnowski, M.W., Cianca, M., & Brown, C. (2008, October). Parents as
Volunteers in Teacher Education Courses. Session presented at the Association of
Volunteer Resources Management National Conference, Binghamton, NY.

       Wischnowski, M.W. (2006, October). Proactive Communication with Your
School Board: Making the Case for Comprehensive School Support in Service of
Achievement. Session presented at the New York State School Counselor Association
Annual Conference, Bolton Landing, NY.

       Wischnowski, M.W. (2006, October). Getting the Board on Board: Helping Board
Members Understand Early Childhood Programs. Session presented at the
International Early Childhood Conference on Children with Special Needs, Little Rock,
AK.

       Wischnowski, M.W., Brown, C., Yingling, J., Jacobs, J., & Resch, K. (2006, May).
Shaping the future of parent-teacher collaboration. Session presented at the 11th
Conference on Inclusive Schools and Communities, Rye Brook, NY

       Wischnowski, M.W., Wiggins, T. & Mackie, K. (2005, November). Proactive
Communication with Your School Board: Making the Case for Comprehensive School
Support. Session presented at the New York State School Counselor Association Annual
Conference, Rochester, NY.

       Wischnowski, M.W., & Mackie, K. (2005, June). Proactive Communication with
Your School Board: Making the Case for Comprehensive School Support. Session
presented at the Sixth Annual Summer Academy of the National Center for
Transforming School Counseling, Houston, TX.

       Wischnowski, M.W. (2004, December) Evaluating Professional Development for
Teachers Adopting a New Curriculum. Poster session presented at the International
Early Childhood Conference on Children with Special Needs, Chicago, IL

       Wischnowski, M.W., Royce, M., & Raimondi, S. (2004, November) Data Root
Cause. Session presented at the New York State Council for Exceptional Children
Annual Convention, Rochester, NY.

       Wischnowski, M.W., Ghessemi, A., & Stewart, J. (2004, November) Evaluating
Professional Development for Teachers Adopting a New Curriculum. Poster session
presented at the 18th Annual Conference of the American Evaluation Association,
Atlanta, GA

       Wischnowski, M.W., Perrault, A., & Abas, P. {2004, March} Enhancing
Technology Use for Higher Education Faculty and Their Students. Poster session
presented at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education
International Conference, Atlanta, GA.
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        Wischnowski, M.W. & Daly-Wagner, B. [2003 March]. Using Explanations of the
Everyday World to Meet Head Start and New York Pre-Kindergarten Standards in
Language, Literacy and Science. Session presented at the New York State Association
for the Education of Young Children Annual Conference, Saratoga Springs, NY

       Wischnowski, M.W. & French, L. (2002, December). ScienceStart: Preschoolers
Take on the World. Poster session presented at the International Early Childhood
Conference on Children with Special Needs, San Diego, CA.

       Coulter, C., & Wischnowski, M.W. (2002, November). Reforming Minority
Scholarship Programs. Roundtable session presented at the 16th Annual Conference of
the American Evaluation Association, Washington, D.C.

       Whitney, B., Collins, P., & Wischnowski, M.W. (2002, November). Co-Teaching
as a Means of Implementing Inclusion. Poster session presented at the 16th Annual
Conference of the American Evaluation Association, Washington, D.C.

       Abas, P., Bentley, E., & Wischnowski, M.W. (2002, November). An Evaluation of
the Warner School’s Preparing Tomorrow’s Teachers to Use Technology (PT3) Grant.
Poster session presented at the 16th Annual Conference of the American Evaluation
Association, Washington, D.C.

        Wischnowski, M.W. (2002, April). Conflict and Co-Teaching. Session presented
at the 26th Annual Student Council for Exceptional Children Conference, SUNY-
Geneseo, Geneseo, NY.

       French, L., Wischnowski, M., & Peterson, S. (2001, November). ScienceStart:
Preschoolers Take on the World through Science. Session presented at the 15th Annual
Region II Head Start Association Conference, Bolton Landing, NY.

        Wischnowski, M.W., & Salmon, S. (2001, October). Evaluation Models for
Inclusion. Session presented at the Council for Educational Diagnosticians Conference,
New Orleans, LA.

        Wischnowski, M.W., Eaton, K., & Salmon, S., (2001, May). Using Data to
Evaluate Inclusion in One School District, Session presented at the New York State
Inclusion Conference, Tarrytown, NY.

        Wischnowski, M.W., & Salmon, S. (2000, November). An Evaluation of One
District’s Implementation of the Blended Teaching Model: Year Two. Session presented
at the Council for Educational Diagnosticians Conference, San Diego, CA.

        Wischnowski, M.W., Salmon, S., & Eaton, K. (2000, May). An Evaluation of One
District’s Implementation of the Blended Teaching Model: Year Two. Session presented
at the New York State Inclusion Conference, Westchester, NY.

       Wischnowski, M.W. (2000, March). Early Childhood Transitions. Session
presented at the 24th Annual Student Council for Exceptional Children Conference,
SUNY-Geneseo, Geneseo, NY.

       Wischnowski, M.W. (2000, February). Allies or Adversaries? The Parent-
Professional Relationship in Films about People with Disabilities. Keynote address
presented at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Special Education Conference,
Oskosh, WI.
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        Wischnowski, M.W. (2000, January). Writing Win-Win Agreements between
Agencies. Session presented at the Head Start Quality Improvement Center on
Disabilities Conference, Syracuse, NY.

        Wischnowski, M.W., Pfluke, J., & Twining, D. (1999, December). Writing an
Interagency Agreement for Your Head Start and Your Preschool. Session presented at
the International Early Childhood Conference on Children with Special Needs,
Washington, DC.

       Wischnowski, M.W. & Salmon, S. (1999, November). The Blended Teaching
Model: A Program Evaluation After One Year of Implementation. Session presented at
the Council for Educational Diagnostic Services National Conference, San Antonio, TX.

       Wischnowski, M.W. (1999, November). Writing an Interagency Agreement
Between Early Childhood Programs. Session presented at the Sharing A Vision Early
Childhood Conference, Springfield, IL.

        Wischnowski, M.W., & Rodriguez-Henderson, C. (1999, July). A Culturally
Sensitive Approach to Student Assessment. Session presented at the Catholic
Education Summer Conference, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY.

       Wischnowski, M.W. (1999, April). Special Education and the New York State
Standards. Session presented at the 22nd Annual Student Council for Exceptional
Children Conference, SUNY-Geneseo, Geneseo, NY.

        Wischnowski, M.W., Salmon, S., & Eaton, K. (1999, May). An Evaluation of One
District’s Implementation of the Blended Teaching Model. Session presented at the New
York State Inclusion Conference, Albany, NY; (1998, December). Session presented at
the Southern & Western New York State Inclusion Conference, Cornell University,
Ithaca, NY.

        Wischnowski, M.W., & Maloney, E. (1998, October). The McGill Action Planning
System: Planning Responsibly for Inclusive Services. Session presented at the Fall
Institute for Inclusive Education. Buffalo, NY and (1998, December) session presented
at the Southern & Western New York State Inclusion conference, Cornell University,
Ithaca, NY.

       Fowler, S.A., Hadden, S., & Wischnowski, M.W. (1998, April). Creating Support
for Transition: The Process and Content of Local Interagency Agreements. Session
presented at the Council for Exceptional Children Annual Convention. Minneapolis,
MN.

       Wischnowski, M.W., Harrington, M., Lobsinger, J., & Green, L. (1997,
November). Professor/Practitioner Collaboration: How a Program Evaluation Becomes a
Win-Win Proposition. Poster session presented at the International Early Childhood
Conference on Children with Special Needs. New Orleans, LA.

       Fowler, S.A., Wischnowski, M.W., Hadden, S., Donegan, M., & Fink, D.B. (1996,
December). Creating Community Support for Transitions: The Process and Impact of
Interagency Agreements. Session presented at the International Early Childhood
Conference on Children with Special Needs. Phoenix, AZ.

        Wischnowski, M.W. (1996, June). Teaching Preservice Students Conflict
Resolution Skills. Session presented at the Sixth Annual Illinois Faculty Development
Institute in Early Intervention. Oak Brook, IL.
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       Wischnowski, M.W. (1996, March). Writing an Interagency Agreement on the
Preschool Transition: What It Takes. Poster session presented at the National Head
Start Association’s 23rd Annual Training Conference, New Orleans, LA.

        Wischnowski, M.W. (1995, June). Local Agreements and Contracts as Strategies
to Support Inclusive Options for Children and Families. Session presented at the
National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System’s ―Overcoming Barriers to
Inclusion‖ conference, Pensacola, FL.

       Fowler, S.A., Wischnowski, M.W., Hadden, S., & Fink, D.B. (1995, April).
Crossroads at Age Three: Family and Child Transitions into Least Restrictive
Environments. Showcase session presented at the Council for Exceptional Children
Annual Convention, Indianapolis, IN.

       Wischnowski, M.W. (1994, October). An Evaluation of the Staff Mentoring
System in the State of Illinois. Poster session presented at the International Early
Childhood Conference on Children with Special Needs, St. Louis, MO.

       McCollum, J.A., Ostrosky, M.M., Bennett, T., Wischnowski, M.W., Yates, T.J., &
Fink, D.B. (1994, October). Forty Years of Excellence in Early Intervention from Birth to
Six. Symposia presented at the 75th Anniversary of the College of Education at the
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL.

       Wischnowski, M.W. (1994, April). Conflict Resolution Skills for Local Interagency
Councils. Session presented at the Council for Exceptional Children Annual
Convention, Denver, CO.

       Fink, D.B., & Wischnowski, M.W. (1993, December). Family and Child
Transitions into Least Restrictive Environments. Poster session presented at the
International Early Childhood Conference on Children with Special Needs, San Diego,
CA.

         Wischnowski, M.W. Conflict Resolution Skills. Session presented at:
-- 22nd Annual Student Council for Exceptional Children Conference, SUNY-Geneseo,
1998;
-- The Young Learner Conference, Champaign, IL, 1993;
-- Illinois Department of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Early
Intervention Mini-conference, Decatur, IL, 1992;
-- Second Annual Illinois Early Childhood Conference (and Preconference), Chicago, IL,
1992;
-- 17th Annual Ohio Head Start Association Conference, Avon Lake, OH, 1992.

       Wischnowski, M.W. Images on Film: Families and Professionals in Hollywood
Films about People with Disabilities. Session presented at:
-- Down Syndrome Parent Support Group, 2000, Batavia, NY
-- WOVSED Local Interagency Council Parent Retreat, 1994, Mount Vernon, IL;
-- Midwest Regional Lekotek Conference, 1993, Champaign, IL.

       Hughes, M., Wischnowski, M.W., & Coash, M.B. (1992, November). Families as
Partners in Preservice Training. Session presented at the Fifteenth Annual Teacher
Education Division Conference, Cincinnati, OH.
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       Wischnowski, M.W., & Erwin, K. (1992, June). Developing Cohesive Teams and
Personal Values and Mission Development. Sessions presented at the Head Start Region
V, Phase II Management Team Training Conference, Peoria, IL.

       Wischnowski, M.W. (1991, January). Managing Interoffice Conflict. Session
presented at the 12th Annual Royal Hawaiian Eye Meeting, Waikoloa, HA.

Workshops and Retreats

       Wischnowski, M.W., Introduction to Program Evaluation, Lecture in the Multiple
Research Methods Course in the Doctorate of Nursing Practice Program in the
Wegman’s School of Nursing, St. John Fisher College, 2010, Rochester, NY

       Wischnowski, M.W., Arndt, K., Cianca, M., Gladstone-Brown, W., Hildenbrand,
S., & Kelly, D. Success and Support through Co-Teaching: Elementary and Secondary,
East Rochester Central School District, 2010, East Rochester, NY

       Wischnowski, M.W. What Does It Mean to Be a Professor in a School of Education
Founded on Social Justice in a College with a Catholic Heritage? World Philosophy Day
Presentation, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY.

       Wischnowski, M.W. How to Help the Board of Education Become Members in a
Discourse Community. Colloquia on Discourse in Education, St. John Fisher College,
Rochester, NY

       Wischnowski, M.W., Walton, Jr., A., & Silvers, J. Data Analysis, Rochester
Leadership Academy, 2009, Rochester, NY

       Wischnowski, M.W., Arndt, K., Cianca, M., Gladstone-Brown, W., Hildenbrand,
S., & Kelly, D. Success and Support through Co-Teaching: Elementary and Secondary,
Monroe I BOCES, 2009, Penfield, NY

       Wischnowski, M.W., & Walton, Jr., A. Multiple Uses and Measures of Data.
Session presented at the Rochester Leadership Academy Summer Retreat, St. John
Fisher College, 2009, Rochester, NY

       Wischnowski, M.W., Introduction to Program Evaluation, Lecture in the Multiple
Research Methods Course in the Doctorate of Nursing Practice Program in the
Wegman’s School of Nursing, St. John Fisher College, 2009, Rochester, NY

        Wischnowski, M.W., Arndt, K., Cianca, M., Gladstone-Brown, W., Hildenbrand,
S. & Kelly, D., Co-Teaching in Our Schools, Learning Disabilities Association/St. John
Fisher College Ralph C. Wilson Jr. School of Education Tools for Teachers Workshop
Series, 2008, Rochester, NY

       Wischnowski, M.W., Presenting Your Gift: Tips on Presenting at Professional
Conferences, St. John Fisher College Ed.D. Program in Executive Leadership, 2008,
Rochester, NY

      Wischnowski, M.W., & Mendrick, R., Does Your School Board Have a Customs
Manual? Genesee Valley School Boards Association ―Best Practices‖ Workshop,
Genesee Valley BOCES, 2007, Mount Morris, NY

      Wischnowski, M.W., On Being a Board Member, St. John Fisher College Ed.D.
Program in Executive Leadership, 2008, Rochester, NY
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       Gloeckler, L, Moore, R., & Wischnowski, M.W., Improving the Performance for
Students with Disabilities: Why We Must and What’s Being Done, Monroe I BOCES,
2007, Henrietta, NY

      Wischnowski, M.W., Strategic Planning Retreat, Livingston-Wyoming Arc, 2007,
Mount Morris, NY

      Wischnowski, M.W., Rural School Boards, University of Rochester, 2005,
Rochester, NY

       Wischnowski, M.W., Data-Driven Decision Making for School Counselors,
University of Rochester, 2005, Rush, NY

       Wischnowski, M.W., Interagency Collaboration. Midwestern New York BOCES
Joint Management Team, 2005, Canandaigua, NY.

       Wischnowski, M.W. Sharing Counseling Program Data with School Boards.
University of Rochester, 2005, Rochester NY.

     Wischnowski, M.W. Program Evaluation Methods in Education, Genesee Valley
BOCES, 2005, LeRoy, NY

       Wischnowski, M.W. Using Focus Groups, Brighton Central School District,
2004, Brighton, NY

       Wischnowski, M.W., Data-Driven Decision Making for School Counselors,
University of Rochester, 2004, Rochester, NY

      Wischnowski, M.W., Leadership Academy for School Counselors, University of
Rochester, 2004, Rochester, NY

       Wischnowski, M.W. Special Education Program Evaluation, Monroe I BOCES,
2004, Rush, NY

       Wischnowski, M.W., Royce, M., Gates-Kurazowa, M., & Raimondi, S., Leadership
for Change, Erie I BOCES, 2004, Buffalo, NY

       Wischnowski, M.W., Rubric for Problem-Based Learning, University of Rochester
Strong Medical Center, 2004, Rochester, NY

      Wischnowski, M.W., Royce, M., & Gates-Kurazowa, M., Data Skills for
Administrators, Buffalo City School District Curriculum Coordinators, 2004, Buffalo,
NY

      Wischnowski, M.W., Gates-Kurazowa, M., & Raimondi, S., Data Skills for
Administrators, Buffalo City School District Administrators, 2004, Buffalo, NY

        Wischnowski, M.W., Program Evaluation: An Overview, Webster Central School
District Board of Education, 2004, Webster, NY

       Wischnowski, M.W., Program Evaluation: An Overview, Monroe I BOCES
Assistant Superintendents Retreat, 2003, Geneva, NY
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       Wischnowski, M.W. Assessment in Problem-Based Learning. New York State
Biology and Chemistry Mentors Conference, 2003, Schenectedy, NY

      Wischnowski, M.W. Assessment in Problem-Based Learning. University of
Rochester Strong Medical Center, 2003, Rochester, NY

       Wischnowski, M.W., Royce, M., Gates-Kurazowa, M., & Raimondi, S., Data Skills
for Administrators, Capital Region BOCES, 2003, Albany, NY

       Wischnowski, M.W., Royce, M., Gates-Kurazowa, M., & Raimondi, S., Data Skills
for Administrators, Erie I BOCES, 2003, Buffalo, NY

       Wischnowski, M.W., Royce, M., Gates-Kurazowa, M., & Raimondi, S., Data Skills
for Administrators, Regional School Support Center, 2003, Syracuse, NY

       Wischnowski, M.W., Royce, M., Gates-Kurazowa, M., & Raimondi, S., Data Skills
for Administrators, Onondaga-Cortland-Madison BOCES, 2003, Syracuse, NY

       Wischnowski, M.W., Royce, M., Gates-Kurazowa, M., & Raimondi, S., Data Skills
for Administrators, Erie I BOCES, 2002, Buffalo, NY

      Wischnowski, M.W., Conflict Skills for Administrators, Warner School
Counseling and Human Development, 2002, Rochester, NY

      Wischnowski, M.W., Leadership Standards, Rochester Catholic Diocese, 2002,
Rochester, NY

      Wischnowski, M.W., Rubric Development, Warner School, University of
Rochester, 2002, Rochester, NY

        Wischnowski, M.W., & Royce, M., Teaming to Support Students with
Disabilities, Greenwood Central School District, 2001, Greenwood, NY

       Wischnowski, M.W., Bantle, T., Mains, T., & Zander, S., Instructional
Interventions, Greece Central School District, 2001, Greece, NY

       Wischnowski, M.W., & Brent, B., What is Program Evaluation?, Monroe I Board
of Cooperative Educational Services, 2001, Fairport, NY.

     Wischnowski, M.W., & Hogan, J., The Calf Path: Educators as Change Agents.
SUNY-Geneseo Phi Delta Kappa, 2001, Geneseo, NY.

       Wischnowski, M.W., & Coughlin, T., Elementary Lesson Planning Using
Inspiration Software, Livonia Central School, 2000, Livonia, NY.

      Wischnowski, M.W., Writing Meaningful Goals and Objectives for Individual
Education Plans, Livingston-Wyoming Arc Children’s Services, 2000, Geneseo, NY.

      Wischnowski, M.W., Process Evaluation of Pre-First Grade, Robert Morse
Elementary School, 2000, Batavia, NY

       Wischnowski, M.W., McGill Action Planning System, Western NY Transition
Coordination Site Conference, 2000, Henrietta, NY
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       Wischnowski, M.W., & Brongo, R., Graphic Organizers and Inspiration Software,
Livonia Central School, 2000, Livonia, NY.

      Wischnowski, M.W., Beers, D., & Bantle, T., Instructional Interventions,
Genesee Valley BOCES, 2000, LeRoy, NY

       Wischnowski, M.W., & Stephenson, B., Communicating the NYS Standards to
Parents, Livonia Central School, 2000, Livonia, NY

       Wischnowski, M.W., Eaton, K., & Salmon, S., Blended Teaching, Fairport
Central School, 2000, Fairport, NY.

      Wischnowski, M.W., & Francis, B., Differentiated Supervision Book Talks,
Geneseo Central School, 2000, Geneseo, NY

      Wischnowski, M.W., The Results of the 4th Grade Mathematics State
Assessment, Caledonia-Mumford PTA, 2000, Caledonia, NY.

      Richbart, C., Skellett, L., Lockwood, P., Brooke, M.J., Fitzsimmons, M., &
Wischnowski, M.W., The 4th and 8th Grade Mathematics State Assessments: Using Data
to Make Decisions, Genesee Valley BOCES, 2000, Batavia, NY.

       Wischnowski, M.W., & Baker, D., Graphic Organizers and Inspiration, Mount
Morris Central School, 1999, Mount Morris, NY.

      Wischnowski, M.W., The Results of the 4th Grade English Language Arts State
Assessment, Caledonia-Mumford PTA, 1999, Caledonia, NY.

       Atkinson, J., & Wischnowski, M.W., Graphic Organizers in Elementary
Teaching, Letchworth Elementary School, 1999, Letchworth, NY.

       Wischnowski, M.W. & Atkinson, J., Co-teaching and Collaborative Problem
Solving, Geneseo Central School, 1999, Geneseo, NY.

       Post, J., Skellett, L., Walter, M., Coughlin, T., & Wischnowski, M., The 4th Grade
English Language Arts State Assessment: Using Data to Make Decisions, Genesee
Valley BOCES, 1999, LeRoy, NY.

       Wischnowski, M.W., Graphic Organizers for Teaching in the Block, Batavia High
School, 1999, Batavia NY.

       Wischnowski, M.W., Transition to Kindergarten, Genesee County Day Care
Providers, 1999, Batavia, NY.

     Wischnowski, M.W., The Consultant Teacher and the Blended Classroom, 1999,
Wyoming Central School, Wyoming, NY and Alexander Central School, Alexander, NY.

       Wischnowski, M.W., Instructional Support Teams, Batavia Middle School, 1999,
Batavia, NY.

        Wischnowski, M.W., Sweet, M.L., & Godsave, C., Parent Representative Training
for the Committee on Special Education, Genesee Valley BOCES, 1998, Geneseo, NY.

      Wischnowski, M.W., Functional Behavioral Assessment, Livingston-Wyoming
ARC, 1999, Mt. Morris, NY; 1998, Mt. Morris Central School, Mt. Morris, NY, Keshequa
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Central School, Nunda, NY, Genesee Valley BOCES, Batavia, NY, Batavia Middle
School, Batavia, NY, SUNY-Geneseo, Geneseo, NY, and Avon Central School, Avon, NY.

       Wischnowski, M.W., & Rochelle, N., Board Responsibilities for the Committee on
Special Education Process, Keshequa Central School Board of Directors, 1998, Nunda,
NY.

     Wischnowski, M.W., Special Education & the Standards, Genesee Valley
BOCES, 1998, Batavia, NY.

      Powers, P., Coppola, G., Wischnowski, M., & Czamanski, J., IDEA
Implementation, Genesee Valley BOCES, 1998, Mt. Morris, NY.

       Wischnowski, M.W., Test Modifications, Oakfield-Alabama Central School,
Oakfield, NY and Jackson Elementary School, 1998, Batavia, NY.

       Wischnowski, M.W., Lockwood, P., Coughlin, T., & Beers, D., The New York
State Standards and Assessments, School of Education, SUNY-Geneseo, 1998,
Geneseo, NY.

        Wischnowski, M.W., Collaborative Consultation, Perry Central School, 1998,
Perry, NY.

      Wischnowski, M.W., Hewitt, M.B., & Czamanske, J., The Changing Role of the
Educator, Genesee Valley BOCES, 1998, Geneseo, NY.

      Wischnowski, M.W., Positive Behavior Management on the School Bus,
Caledonia-Mumford School District, 1998, Caledonia, NY.

       Wischnowski, M.W., IDEA Reauthorization, Oakfield-Alabama School District,
1998, Oakfield, NY.

       Wischnowski, M.W., Revisiting an Interagency Agreement on the Preschool
Transition, First Steps Interagency Council, 1998, Indianapolis, Indiana.

     Wischnowski, M.W., Developmentally Appropriate Practice, Genesee Valley
BOCES Preschool, Batavia, NY.

      Wischnowski, M.W., Rogers, E., Rogers, D., Salmon, S., Hall, E., Jacobs, G., &
Mattoon, D., Higher Standards, SUNY-Geneseo School of Eudcation, 1998, Geneseo,
NY.

      Wischnowski, M.W., Early Intervention Developmental Screening. Nicholas H.
Noyes Memorial Hospital, 1997 Dansville, NY.

       Wischnowski, M.W., Distance Education. Phi Delta Kappa-Geneseo Chapter,
1997, Geneseo, NY.

       Wischnowski, M.W., & Henderson, C., Culturally Responsive Assessment, Xerox
Center for Multicultural Education, SUNY-Geneseo, 1997, Geneseo, NY.

       McCue, S., Salmon, S., Showers, D., & Wischnowski, M.W., Meeting the Math,
Science, and Technology Standards in New York, SUNY-Geneseo, 1997, Geneseo, NY.
       Wischnowski, M.W., Best Practices in Early Childhood Special Education
Curriculum, Genesee Valley BOCES Preschool, 1997, Batavia, NY.
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       Wischnowski, M.W., The Role of Assessment in Developmentally Appropriate
Practice, Genesee Valley BOCES Preschool, 1997, Batavia, NY.

       Wischnowski, M.W., Leadership and Problem Solving on Self-Managed Teams,
Livingston-Wyoming Arc Children’s Services, 1997, Geneseo, NY.

       Wischnowski, M.W., Writing Developmentally Appropriate Goals and Objectives,
Livingston-Wyoming Arc Children’s Services, 1997, Geneseo, NY.

       Wischnowski, M.W., Update on NAEYC’s New Developmentally Appropriate
Practice Standards, Livingston-Wyoming Arc Children’s Services, 1997, Geneseo, NY.

       Wischnowski, M.W., Developmentally Appropriate Practice, Livingston-Wyoming
Arc Children’s Services, 1996, Geneseo, NY.

        Wischnowski, M.W., Managing Conflict on Local Interagency Councils.
-- The Birth-to-Five Council of Families and Agencies, 1994, Champaign, IL;
-- Fulton/McDonough Council for Families of Special Needs Children, 1994, Canton, IL;
--Northwest Illinois Interagency Council, 1994, Freeport, IL;
-- Bureau, Marshall, and Putnam Local Interagency Council, 1994, Princeton, IL;
-- Brown County Local Interagency Council, 1993, Mount Sterling, IL.

         Wischnowski, M.W., Team Building and Strategic Planning Retreat.
-- Illinois Regional Technical Assistance system, 1995, Byron, IL;
-- Family Service (social service agency), 1994, Allerton, IL;
-- Training and Education Committee of Central Illinois Mental Health Professionals,
1993, Champaign, IL;
-- Champaign-Ford-Iroquois County Transition Council, 1993, Champaign, IL;
-- The Birth-to-Five Council of Families and Agencies, 1993, Champaign, IL;
-- Marilyn Queller Day Care Center, 1993, Urbana, IL;
-- Frances Nelson Health Care Center, 1993, Mahomet, IL.

        Wischnowski, M.W., Managing Family-Professional Conflicts.
-- Batavia School District Clerical/Paraprofessional Staff, 1998, Batavia, NY;
-- Family Committee of the Birth-to-Five Council of Families and Agencies, 1994,
Champaign, IL;
-- Malcolm Eaton Enterprises Family Concerns Group, 1994, Freeport, IL;
-- Next Steps Parent Training Program, 1991, Champaign, IL.

          Wischnowski, M.W., Collaboration/Team-Building Retreat.
--   Peoria Arc, 1995, Peoria, IL;
--   Franklin-Williamson Local Interagency Council, 1994, Mount Vernon, IL;
--   Henry/Stark Local Interagency Council, 1994, Kewanee, IL;
--   Denver Interagency Collaboration Team, 1994, Estes Park, CO;
--   ACTION Interagency Council, 1994, Rockford, IL;
--   WOVSED Local Interagency Council, 1994l, Grayville, IL.

       Wischnowski, M.W., & Fink, D.B. (1994, December). Collaborating to Provide
Family-Centered Transition Services, Indiana Early Childhood Forum, Carmel, IN.

       Wischnowski, M.W., (1994) August), Self-Management Teams and Shared
Leadership. Washington School, Urbana, IL.
       Wischnowski, M.W., (1994, April), Collaboration Skills for Site-Based
Management, Booker T. Washington Elementary School, Champaign, IL.
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       Wischnowski, M.W., Mission Development.
-- Brown County Local Interagency Council, 1994, Mount Sterling, Illinois;
-- The Birth-to-Five Council of Families and Agencies, 1992, Champaign, IL.

        Wischnowski, M.W., (1994, February), Stress and Burnout in Early Childhood
Staff, Marilyn Queller Day Care Center, Urbana, IL.

        Wischnowski, M.W., (1993), Phase III Management Training Workshop.
-- Macon County Head Start Program, Decatur, IL;
-- Effingham Head Start Program, Effingham, IL;
-- Springfield Head Start Program, Springfield, IL.

        Wischnowski, M.W., (1993), The Local Interagency Council.
-- The Arc of Iroquois County Parent Group, Watseka, IL;
-- Easter Seal Society of Mideastern Illinois, Knakakee, IL.

        Wischnowski, M.W., (1992), Parent Participation on the Interdisciplinary Team.
-- The Arc of Iroquois County Parent Group, Watseka, IL;
-- Danville School District #118, Danville, IL.

       Chandler, L., Fowler, S.A., Wischnowski, M.W., Hadden, S., & Fink, D.B. (1994,
November), Collaborative Transitions for Children with Special Needs Turning Age
Three: Writing an Interagency Agreement for Your Community, Illinois Technical
Assistance System Region 3, Urbana, IL.

       Fink, D.B., & Wischnowski, M.W., (1994, September), Interagency Collaboration,
Proviso Local Interagency Council, Countryside, IL.

       Wischnowski, M.W., & Fowler, S.A., (1994, August), Evaluation Results of the
Champaign County Preschool Transition Interagency Agreement, Champaign County
Transition Committee, Champaign, IL.

Writing Interagency Agreements on Preschool Transitions Regional Training,
       Wischnowski, M.W., & Hadden, S. (1996, October), Charleston, WV;
       Wischnowski, M.W., Fink, D.B., Hadden, S., & Luecke, B. (1995, March),
       Lafayette, IN;
       Wischnowski, M.W., Chandler, L., Hadden, S., & Luecke, B. (1995, February),
       Princeton, IL;
       Wischnowski, M.W., & Hadden, S. (1994, December), Belleville, IL;
       Wischnowski, M.W., & Fink, D.B. (1994, February), Indianapolis, IN;
       Wischnowski, M.W., & Hadden, S. (1994, April), Springfield, IL;
       Wischnowski, M.W., Fink, D.B., & Hadden, S. (1994, June), Indianapolis, IN;
       Wischnowski, M.W., Fowler, S.A., & Hadden, S. (1994, April), Matteson, IL;
       Wischnowski, M.W., & Fowler, S.A. (1993, November), Matteson, IL.

Courses Taught and in Progress

       St. John Fisher College

Guided Dissertation Seminar III, Summer, 2009
Guided Dissertation Seminar II, Summer, 2009
Guided Dissertation Seminar I, Spring, 2009
Executive Leadership and Shared Governance, Fall, 2008; Fall, 2009
Research Methods and Design, Fall, 2007
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Field Experience in Executive Leadership I, Fall, 2007; Fall, 2009
Field Experience in Executive Leadership II, Spring, 2008; Spring, 2010
Field Experience in Executive Leadership III, Summer, 2008
Field Experience in Executive Leadership IV, Fall, 2008
Assessment, Evaluation, and Organizational Improvement, Summer, 2007; Summer,
2008; Summer, 2009
Applied and Action Research, Spring, 2007; Spring 2008; Spring 2009; Spring 2010
Research in Education and Capstone Project, Summer, 2006
Using Qualitative and Quantitative Data in Special Education, Fall, 2005
Collaboration for Inclusion, Fall, 2005; Spring, 2006; Fall, 2006; Spring, 2007
Human Exceptionality, Fall, 2004; Spring, 2005; Fall, 2005
Consultation, Collaboration, and Planning, Fall, 2004; Spring, 2005
Student Teaching Supervision and Seminar, Fall, 2004; Spring, 2005

       University of Rochester

Data-Driven School Improvement, Fall, 2003
Introduction to Program Evaluation, Fall, 2003
Leading Change, Summer, 2003
Curricular and Instructional Leadership, Spring, 2001
Managing Conflict in Schools and Universities, Spring, 2001; Spring, 2002; Spring,
2003
Measurement, Assessment, and Program Evaluation, Fall, 2000, 2001 (2 sections),
2002
Advanced Program Evaluation, Spring, 2002, 2003, 2004
Field Experience in Educational Administration, Spring, Summer, Fall 2001, 2002



       State University of New York at Geneseo

Characteristics of Young Children with Special Needs, Winter, 1998
Directed Study (1 undergraduate; 3 graduate), Spring, 1997
Assessment in Early Childhood Special Education, Fall, 1996
Seminar in Special Education, Summer, 1996
Introduction to Special Education, Winter Intersession, 1996
Assessment Strategies and Prescriptive Teaching for Students with Disabilities, Fall
1995; Spring, 1996; Fall, 1997
Team Approaches to Education of Students with Disabilities, Fall, 1995; Spring, 1996;
Fall, 1996; Spring, 1997; Fall, 1997
Student Teaching Supervision 1995-1997

State University of New York at Geneseo and at Brockport
               (using distance education classroom)

Curriculum in Early Childhood Special Education, Spring, 1997

       University of Illinois

Applications in Assessment of Young Exceptional Children, Spring, 1993
Families of Children with Special Needs, Spring, 1993; Spring, 1992
Practicum Seminar, Fall, 1992; Fall, 1991
Interdisciplinary Team Approaches to Planning and Intervention for Special Needs
Children, Summer, 1992; Summer, 1995
Internship Supervision 1991-1993
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       Illinois State University

Interdisciplinary Team Approaches in Early Intervention, Summer, 1994

				
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