Faculty & Staff: Nikki Logan


Nikki Logan

Instructor
nikki.logan@uwsp.edu
Phone: 715-346-2563
Office: CPS 457

Courses

  • Educ 351: Educating Students with Special and/or Other Needs in the General Education Environment
  • Educ 368: Career, Vocational, and Community Education for Youth with Disabilities

Bio

Nikki Logan has taught in the UW-Stevens Point School of Education since 2013. Prior to teaching at UWSP, Nikki was a Spanish bilingual special education teacher for the Green Bay Area Public School District and a special education teacher for the Milwaukee Public School District. She also was an adjunct instructor at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College; teaching classes for English language learners. 

Education

  • ABD, Urban Education: Exceptional Education, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, anticipated Ph.D. conferral date December 2014 
    • Dissertation: "Ways in Which Teachers Structure Reading Instruction for Bilingual Students with Disabilities: A Case Study Analysis"
  • M.S. Exceptional Education, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2008
    • Thesis: "A Curriculum Analysis of Writing Programs: Implications for Students with Learning Disabilities"
  • B.S. Education, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2006

Areas of Research

  • Bilingual special education
  • Literacy in special education
  • The impact of the arts on at-risk student achievement

Professional Presentations

  • Fernando, N., Gryffin, P., Hubbard, J., Logan, N., & Schuller, A. (2014). Whistling Vivaldi panel presentation. 18th Annual UWSP Teaching Conference, Heads. Hearts. Hands. Valuing Our Learning Community, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI.
  • Logan, N., Dreas, A., & Morici, K. (2014). Using Pottery to Improve Academic Achievement and Relationships. "Mindful Teaching: Inquiry, Connection, Sustainability and Creativity," Office of Professional and Instructional Development (OPID), Green Lake, WI.
  • Logan, N., Schrage, O., & Olson, K. (2014). English as a Second Language Students in Your Classroom: strategies for educators. Wisconsin Education Association Council (WEAC) Winter Leadership Academy, Wisconsin Dells, WI.
  • Logan, N. (2013). Analysis of the literature: Reading practices in bilingual special education programs. 15th Annual Fall Conference, Institute for Learning Partnership, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Green Bay, WI. 
  • Logan, N. (2011). How does the math workshop approach impact students with disabilities’ secure skill mastery? 13th Annual Fall Conference, Institute for Learning Partnership, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Green Bay, WI.

Awards and Service

Nikki is co-adviser for the UWSP Student Council for Exceptional Children (SCEC) and serves as the UWSP representative on the UW System Institute for Urban Education Committee (IUE). She was the recipient of the UWSP College of Professional Studies Tech Select Grant to integrate technology and community outreach into her courses. Nikki enjoys collaborating with undergraduate students to conduct research and present/publish their findings.