SHANNON LEVANDOWSKI, OTD, OTR/L, BCP, SCSS, is a practicing school-based therapist and academic instructor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Dr. Levandowski is AOTA Board Certified in Pediatrics. She received her doctorate in OT from Boston University in 2009, and holds AOTA Board Specialty Certification in School Systems. Dr. Levandowski has over 10 years of experience in the school setting with a primary focus on children in early childhood special education settings and transitioning families, from IDEA Part C to Part B. With a graduate certificate from Umass Lowell in Behavioral Interventions in Autism, Dr. Levandowski also serves on a collaborative team to support the needs of students with autism within her special education cooperative. She is a national presenter on a variety of school-based focused topics, including Common Core goal alignment, team collaboration, program development and management, and many evidenced-based interventions.