Ruth Nyland

School of Education

Office: 235 Heritage Hall
Phone: 715/232-1310


  • Ed. D. Critical Pedagogy
    • Dissertation: The Disenfranchisement of Mothers of Children with Disabilities
    • University of St. Thomas
  • M.S. Early Childhood Special Education
    • University of Minnesota
  • B.S. Communication Disorders
    • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Past President of Wisconsin's Council for Exceptional Children

 President of Wisconsin Division for Early Childhood

Courses Taught

  • SPED 305/505 Inclusion of Students with Exceptional Needs
  • SPED 310/510 Methods/Material/ Curriculum for the Exceptional Child
  • SPED 336/536 Pre-Student Teaching
  • SPED 315/515 Organization and Administration
  • SPED 320/520 Early Childhood Special Education Assessment
  • SPED 482/682 Student Teaching ECSE
  • SPED 489 Intern Tchg EC:SE
  • SPSY 870 Specialist Thesis
  • SPED 330/530 Intro To Communication Disorder

Co-Advisor of SCEC (Student Council for Exceptional Children) at UW-Stout


UW-Stout Early Childhood Conference

CEC National Conference

DEC National Conference

Professional Service

Member of CEC and NAECY

Member of PDK


License 808--Early Childhood Special Education


WDEC Student Teacher of the Year, Supervisor, 2013

WDEC Student Teacher of the Year, Supervisor, 2009

WDEC Student Teacher of the Year, Supervisor, 2006

Top 15% of University of Wisconsin-Stout SOE Faculty, 2004