Mark W. Murphy (2011)
Assistant Professor of Education


  • B.S., Elementary Education, Martin Luther College
  • M.A., School Leadership and Administration with certification in PreK-12 Principal and Director of Special Education and Pupil Services, Marian University
  • Ph.D., Special Education Leadership - Learning Disabilities Emphasis, Capella University (in progress)

Academic Interests/Specialties

  • School Accreditation
  • Special Education
  • School Administration
  • Learning Strategies
  • Educational Technology
  • Learning Styles
  • At Risk Learners

Related Experience

  • Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Professional Development Plan Review Team member (Institution of Higher Education, Administrator, and Teacher representative)
  • Wisconsin Council of Religious and Independent Schools, Board Member (2006-2011)
  • Accreditation team member and consultant for Wisconsin Religious and Independent Schools Accreditation (WRISA) and Wisconsin Ev. Lutheran Synod School Accreditation (WELSSA)
  • Special Education Procedural Compliance Self-Assessment” Public School - Committee Member

Additional Duties

  • Director of Special Education

Courses I Teach

  • Educational Psychology
  • Educating the Exceptional Individual
  • Introduction to Learning Disabilities
  • Assessing Learning
  • Instructional Strategies for Adaptive Education
  • Teaching Behavior-Challenged Learners