Consulting

Consulting

Dr. Malecki consults with schools, school districts, and cooperatives around the northern Illinois region. During these sessions, Dr. Malecki discusses various important topics related to education and mental health of students and encourages teachers, administrators and others to be learn more about these topics. Below, please see examples of what she has done recently.  If you have questions or would like to talk with Dr. Malecki about consulting, please contact her at cmalecki70@gmail.com or 815-762-1970.

Topics include:

Response to Intervention and Related Topics(Elementary and Secondary)

  • Malecki, C.K. (2012, November). What is Response to Intervention: A podcast for the CASA Kane County, St. Charles IL.
  • Malecki, C.K. (2012, October). Grow the Green: Kicking Off RTI; St. Charles East High School, St. Charles District 303, St. Charles, IL. 
  • Malecki, C.K. (2012, August). Reviewing the Use of RTI Approach in the High Schools; St. Charles East High School, St. Charles District 303, St. Charles, IL.
  • Malecki, C.K., (2010, July). Responding to Response to Intervention.  St. Charles School District Administrative Retreat, St. Charles, IL.
  • Malecki, C.K., (2010, June). Changing Roles in a Multi Tier System in Schools:  Leading Change.  Wilmette School District Administrative Retreat, Chicago, IL.
  • Malecki, C.K., (2009, October). Preparing Effective Syllabi. Presented to DeKalb School District personnel. Institute Day. DeKalb, IL.
  • Malecki, C.K., (2009, October). The "Big Picture" and Some Specific Examples of the Three-Tier Model and Response to Intervention.  Repeated session – 5 sessions at 50 minutes each. Student teacher professional development day.  College of Education, Northern Illinois University (NIU), DeKalb, IL.
  • Malecki, C.K., (2009, March). Response to Intervention. Guest lecture presented to Special Education Capstone Course, NIU.
  • Malecki, C.K., (2009, January). RTI, Intervention & Collecting Data. Presented to St. Charles School District 203, St. Charles, IL.
  • Malecki, C.K. (2008, December).  An Introduction to RTI, Problem-Solving, & the Three-Tier Model at the Middle School. Presented to Sycamore Middle School staff, Genoa, IL. 
  • Malecki, C.K. (2008, October).  An Introduction to RTI, Problem-Solving, & the Three-Tier Model PreK through High School. Presented to Huntley School District staff, Huntley, IL. 
  • Malecki, C.K., (2010, May). Responding to Response to Intervention, Elgin School District, Elgin, IL.

Entitlement

  • Malecki, C.K. (2011, May). Reviewing the Use of the RTI Approach in Entitlement Reports. Presented to the school psychologists of the St. Charles School District, St. Charles District 303, St. Charles, IL.

Academic Interventions

  • Malecki, C.K. (2012, September). Using the Illinois Interactive Report Card (IIRC) and Data for School Innovation (DSI) to Inform curriculum, instruction, and intervention. Presented to School Psychology Brownbag, DeKalb, IL.  
  • Malecki, C.K. (2011, August). What are the Elements of Effective Intervention? Creating a tool to evaluate interventions. Presented to a representative sample of secondary school staff from the St. Charles School District, St. Charles District 303, St. Charles, IL.
  • Malecki, C.K., (2011, May). Effective Interventions in the Classroom. Presented to the junior high teaching staff at Wilmette Junior High School, Wilmette, IL.
  • Smith, H. & Malecki, C.K., (2011, March). Using the Illinois Interactive Report Card (IIRC) and Data for School Innovation (DSI) to inform curriculum, instruction, and intervention. Presented to Kirby School District 140, Tinley Park, I
  • Malecki, C.K. (2008, October). Putting the "Interventions" In Response to Intervention. Presented to teaching staff of the Blackhawk Area Special Education Cooperative, Moline, IL. 

Progress Monitoring

  • Malecki, C.K., (2011, February). Progress Monitoring and Goal Setting and CBM in Literacy Including Written Expression. Presented to West Chicago School District, West Chicago, IL.
  • Malecki, C.K., (2011, January). Using Data from Curricular Assessments and Other Progress Monitoring Assessment to Make Decisions. Presented to Miner School, Arlington Heights, IL.
  • Malecki, C.K., (2010, October). Consultation on Data Issues, Wilmette School District, Wilmette, IL.

Progress Monitoring for Students with Multiple Needs

  • Malecki, C.K., (2009, November). Progress Monitoring and Goal Setting for Students with Moderate to Severe Disabilities. Presented to Naperville District 203, Naperville, IL.
  • Malecki, C.K., (2009, November). Progress Monitoring and Goal Setting for Students with Moderate to Severe Disabilities. Presented to LaGrange Area Department of Special Education, La Grange, IL.
  • Malecki, C.K., (2010, September). Progress Monitoring and Goal Setting for Students with Moderate to Severe Disabilities. Presented to School Association for Special Education in DuPage County (SASED), Naperville, IL.

Bullying

  • Malecki, C.K. (December 17, 2012) Media Appearance: School Violence and Violent Video Games. WIFR Rockford 6:00pm news interview.
  • Demaray, M.K. & Malecki, C.K. (2012, October). Addressing Bullying in Schools. Presented to school psychologists, Indian Prairie School District, Aurora, IL. 
  • Malecki, C.K., (2009, March). Bullying in the Eye of the Beholder:  Is it Bullying if Your Best Friend Bullies You? Invited Colloquium Speaker, Department of Psychology, Western Illinois University (WIU), Macomb, IL. 

Assessment

Parenting a Child with Autism

  • Malecki, C.K. (2012, February). Parenting a Child withAutism. Guest Lecture; Kishwaukee Community College, Malta, IL.
  • Malecki, C.K. (2009, December).  Parenting a Child with Autism:  How One Family’s Journey Might Inform Your Work with Others. Presented to the School Psychology Brownbag, NIU, DeKalb, IL. 
  • Malecki, C.K. (2008, October).  Parenting a Child with Autism:  How One Family’s Journey Might Inform Your Work with Others. Presented to the Child Clinical Brownbag, NIU, DeKalb, IL. 

Professional Practice in School Psychology

  • Malecki, C.K., (2012, September). New Professional Issues-State & National Exams. Presented to Illinois School Psychology Interns Supervision Day, Illinois State University, Normal, IL.
  • Malecki, C.K. (2012, August). Careers in Psychology. Invited Late Start Speaker, Sycamore High School, Sycamore, IL.
  • Malecki, C.K. (2011, August). Data-Based Problem Solving, Developmental-Ecological Assessment, and Empirically-Supported Treatments for Academic Problems: Current Research, Diversity Issues & Ethical Considerations.Presented to the ISPIC Intern Supervision Meeting Opening Day, DeKalb, IL.

Mental Health

  • Helped organize Social Emotion School-wide Intervention Showcase at NIU for over 200 professionals. Graduate students presented. May, 2012
  • Malecki, C.K., (2011, March). Mental Health in the Schools, Guest lecture for special education student teachers, NIU, DeKalb, IL