Tanya Skalecki


Senior Lecturer
Educational Administration
Office: Swenson Hall 2060


Tanya served the public school system and community as a special education teacher, administrator and civil rights advocate for over 20 years. She believes all administrators are servants and instructional leaders working towards the common goal of student success, staff growth and community development.

Outside of school, Tanya enjoys reading, camping, hunting and spending time with her family, friends and two dogs.

Research Interests

Tanya’s research interests center on collaborative advocacy. She believes through collaboration, conflict resolution and mediation, schools and families can continue to have a growth mind set to solve school, home and community issues.


  • 2021 – Student’s Choice for Outstanding Teaching in an Online Program
  • 2016 – Outstanding Faculty of The Year, Colorado Christian University
  • 2000 – Teacher of the Year, Wittenberg-Birnamwood School District


  • 2010 – Juris Doctorate (J.D.) – Concord Law School
  • 2002 – Master of Science (M.S.) – Education/Educational Administration, University of Wisconsin-Superior
  • 1994 – Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) – Vocational Rehabilitation/Special Education, University of Wisconsin-Stout