Faculty & Staff: Sarah MacFarland


Lecturer
715-346-2820
455 CPS
sarah.macfarland@uwsp.edu

Education

    M.S. in Special Education, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2008
  • B.S. in Sociology & Spanish, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2000

Courses

  • EDUC 356 – Individual Assessment
  • EDUC 378Parent, Home, and Agency Involvement in Educating Children and Youth with Disabilities
  • EDUC 365Assessment and Intervention Strategies for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities and their Families
  • EDUC 366Assessment and Intervention Strategies for Preschool Children with Disabilities and their Families
  • EDUC 367Assessment and Intervention Strategies for Children with Disabilities in the Primary Grades

Bio

Sarah MacFarland has been working with young children and families since 2000. She began her career as a home visitor, working with at-risk families. Sarah has also worked as a service coordinator for a birth-to-three early intervention program and as a bilingual preschool teacher in an Even Start Family Literacy program. From 2006-17, Sarah taught early childhood special education in public schools. 

Areas of Interest

  • Social-Emotional Development
  • Inclusive Preschool Practices
  • Play-Based Instruction

Professional Presentations

  • MacFarland, S. (2017, June). An Adoptive Family's Perspective on Attachment and Child Development. Wisconsin Alliance for Infant Mental Health Conference, Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin