Dr. Mary Fisher

Associate Professor, Special Education

College of Education

Credentials:

Ph.D., University of Virginia
M.S.University of Illinois
B.A. St. Mary’s College

Presentations:

Fisher, M., Buss, J., Cisco, K., Blackwell, W., & Sturm, E. (2015, February). Teaching about ableism through literature: What might happen when teachers–their students–linger in the text. Association of Teacher Educators Annual Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

Blackwell, W., Buss, J., Fisher, M., & Jessee, P. (2014, November). Special educators preparation and partnership with Catholic schools. Teacher Education Division of the International Council for Exceptional Children Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Fisher, M., Buss, J., Blackwell, W., & Sturm, E. (2014, November). Addressing ableism in the Common Core State Standards. Teacher Education Division of the International Council for Exceptional Children Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Fisher, M., Blackwell, W., Buss, J., Sturm, E., Kennedy, N., & Roberts, C. (2014, December). Teaching about ableism through literature: What might happen when teachers–their students–linger in the text. TASH Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.

Fisher, M., & Sturm, E. (2014, May). Firing the canon: Promoting culturally conscious literature, K-12. Educators Network for Social Justice 7th Annual Anti-Racist Anti-Bias Teaching Conference, Franklin, WI.

Service:

Association of Teacher Educators Resolutions Committee, Member

TASH Inclusive Education Committee, Member

Illinois TASH, Operations Committee, Member

The Teacher Educator, Manuscript Reviewer

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