Cyndie Weis

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Name: Cyndie Weis
User Type: Faculty/Staff
Work Address: 1025 N Broadway
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Preferred Contact Method: Email
Department: General Studies
Title: Adjunct Professor
Office Number: GM 319
Education: M.A.- English, Professional Writing, 2011 Mount Mary College
M.S.- Educational Psychology, 1978, UWM
B.S.- Early Childhood Education, 1976,UWM
Ph.D. Candidate, Urban Ed.1981, UWM
Licensed Clinical Social Worker- #919-123 current
Publications: PUBLICATIONS & NATIONAL PRESENTATIONS (selective/ partial list)

Columnist, Parenting Issues related to diversity, Q-Life News, Milwaukee, 2006, 2007, 2008

Grandma's Beach, a short story, published in Faithwriter’s Book Series, 2006

Special Education and Adopted Children- Navigating the System, Adoptalk, a publication of NACAC (North American Council on Adoptable Children) summer 2002

Foster Care and Adoption Issues, a curriculum guide, Special Needs Adoption
Network, 2001

Saying “NO” to a referral, ADOPT! ( a publication of Adoption Resources of Wisconsin) Magazine, 1999.

Homeschooling Adopted Children with Special Needs, Adoptalk, a publication of NACAC (North American Council on Adoptable Children) Fall, 2000

Reflecting on Twins , (poem) Twins Days Magazine,a publication of Twins Days Festival, summer, 1999

Is Disciplining Different When Children Are Not Born to You? Partners Newsletter, ( a publication of Adoption Resources of Wisconsin) March, 2000 (request for reprint in FRUA national magazine)

Korean Dance Group Swirls, Twirls and Develops Solid Sense of Self, Roots and
Wings Adoption Magazine, Fall 1998

Lost: Children, Stepping Stones Infertility Magazine, a publication of Bethany Christian Services, October- November, 1998

Another Chance To Be A Mom, Partners Newsletter, ( a publication of Adoption Resources of Wisconsin) Spring, 1998

Promoting Literacy Through Play Presentation to Regional Discovery Toys sales associates, February, 1997, presentation and educational materials

The Comprehension of Semantic Relations by Two-Year-Olds: An Exploratory Study,
Corrigan and Odya-Weis, Journal of Child Language, February, 1985

Teen Parents Can be Good Parents, Parenting Studies, 1983, presented at National Family Resource Coalition Conference in Chicago

Sign Language as One Example of Multi-Modal Learning, April, 1982, presented at
National Council of Teachers of English, Minneapolis

After Snips & Snails...and Sugar and Spice, What Next? August, 1978, Presentation at
National Association for the Education of Young Children, New York City

Also, several articles for community newspapers and agency newsletters.

Families’ Experiences of Racism in International Adoptive Families (submitted as partial fulfillment of requirements for Master of Arts in English—Professional Writing Concentration, Mount Mary College May 2011
Areas of Specialization / Expertise: Adoption and Adoptive Families, Multi-Racial Families,
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Phone Number: (800) 332-6763

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Member Since: Nov 16, 2013
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