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Wendy BleeckerWendy Bleecker

Assistant Professor
300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: 509.777.3527
Fax: 509.777.None listed
Office Location: Tacoma Hall


Ed.D. Washington State University

M.A. Whitworth University

B.A. Eastern Washington University

Year Joined Whitworth Faculty


Areas of Specialization / Expertise

K-12 School Counseling Programs; Social Emotional Learning; Staff Development and Training;  Culturally Inclusive Teaching and Program Development; Neurobiology of Trauma and Its Effect on Learning; Grant Writing and Research; Disproportionality in Education and Restorative Options; Community Networking
Legal and Ethical Issues; 504 and Special Education;

Selected Publications / Presentations / Honors


Supporting Student Resiliency in Trauma Sensitive Schools – Salt Lake City, UT. 2015. 
The Effects of Trauma on Learning – YMCA Youth Development Training, Spokane, WA. 2013. 
Creating Community Attendance Support Teams – State BECCA Conference, Spokane, WA. 2011.
Disproportionality in School Attendance – State BECCA Conference, Spokane, WA. 2008. 
Prevention and Intervention Strategies –OSPI Prevention Intervention Conference, Ocean Shores, WA. 2002. 



2007 - Lights On Afterschool Hall of Fame
2004 - Spokane Public Schools Diversity and Equity Award