Saginak, Kelli, Ed.D.
Doctor of Education Idaho State University, 1997
Phone: (920) 424-7205
Office: Nursing Education 018
Areas of Expertise:
- Teaching Group
- Counseling; School Counselor Education
- Counselor Education Clinical Instruction
- Scholarship School Counselor Leadership Development
- Service-Learning in Counselor Education; Experiential Group Counseling
Dr. Kelli A. Saginak, Ed.D., an Assistant Professor in the Department of Professional Counseling at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, earned her masters degree in Counseling from Rollins College and a doctorate in Counselor Education from Idaho State University. Her involvement with schools as a teacher, counselor, prevention specialist, and consultant extends over 20 years. As a counselor educator for almost 9 years, her teaching specialities include school counseling, group counseling, lifespan development, consultation, and clinical experiences. In addition, she co-authored one textbook on secondary school counseling, and is currently co-authoring a K-12 edition.
Dr. Saginak has published and/or presented on a variety of subjects, including experiential group counseling & group leadership development, school counseling leadership, systemic change and resistance to change, and service-learning in counselor education. She enjoys writing grants with students and community partners, and working collaboratively with schools on service-learning projects. Her current research focuses on school counselor leadership, group leadership development, and service-learning in counselor education.
Date of First Employment at UW Oshkosh: June 1997
Years of P-12 Experience: 8 1/2 (1 = 7th Grade Teacher; 3 1/2 = School Counseling; 4 = K-12 District Prevention Specialist
Classes Typically Taught:
731 Group Counseling Process
733 School Counseling I: Organization & Administration
735 School Counseling II: Individual Planning & Responsive Services
794 Counseling Practicum
797/798 Counseling Internship I/II