Wendy Weichel Murawski California State University, Northridge, USA
Wendy W. Murawski, PhD, is the Michael D. Eisner Endowed Chair and Executive Director for the Center for Teaching and Learning at California State University, Northridge (CSUN). She is a tenured Full Professor in the Department of Special Education, a past president of the Teacher Education Division (TED) for the Council for Exceptional Children, a former Teacher Educator of the Year for the state of California, and the recent recipient of the Outstanding Faculty Award for CSUN. She has authored numerous books, chapters, articles, and handbooks in the areas of co-teaching, collaboration, inclusion, differentiation, and teaching. Wendy owns her own educational consulting company (2 TEACH LLC), loves to travel and speak nationally and internationally, and is a frequently requested keynote speaker. Due to her 12-year-old son Kiernan’s expertise in dinosaurs and fish, she is also now able to confidently reference Abelisaurus and Goliath Groupers during presentations, when the need arises—you’d be surprised at how often that happens!