Mark Swerdlik, Ph.D., is a Professor of Psychology, Coordinator of the specialist and doctoral degree programs in school psychology, and a clinical supervisor in the Psychological Services Center at Illinois State University (ISU) where he has been involved in the training of school psychologists over 30 years. He is a former school psychologist in Michigan and Illinois schools and currently maintains an independent practice of school psychology in the Bloomington-Normal community.
Dr. Swerdlik is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association-Division of School Psychology, has been awarded a Diplomate in School Psychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology, and a Diplomate in Assessment Psychology from the American Board of Assessment Psychology. He is co-author (with Gary Cates and Craig Blum) of Effective RTI Training and Practices: Helping School and District Teams Improve Academic Performance and Social Behavior (2011, Research Press) and has consulted with school districts related to the implementation of RtI/MTSS. Dr. Swerdlik also served as a regional evaluator for the 2005-2010 Illinois ASPIRE Central grant and is currently a Technical Assistance Coordinator at ISU for the IL IHE Partnership under the Illinois SPDG.