Marvin M. Kowalewski, Ph.D

Marvin M. Kowalewski, Ph.D


Webster University————– MA in Counseling
Syracuse University ————- Post Doctoral Studies in Administration
Kent State University———— Ph.D, Clinical Instruction, Administration
Ball State University————- MA, Clinical Psycholinguistic Disabilities
Murray State University ——– Graduate Studies Teaching a Second Language
Murray State University——— BS in Early Childhood/ Elementary Education
State University of New York—Microprocessor Control

2005-Present Mental Health Clinical Experience

Director, The Counseling Solutions Center, Adults, Marriage, Family and Children psycho-educational
assessment and behavioral issues, Gottman marital therapy

Coastal Behavioral (Sarasota) Family Emergency Treatment Center, After Care Intern
Adolescent girls (group) , families and children, adults (individually and group)

Huntington Health Care, Intern, worked individually with adults and adolescence
Diagnostic study (Q Sort Research) – children and parent relationships

Glenallen Middle School Sarasota Schools, Intern— K- 7 grade students with classroom management
problems, Solution Focused Behavioral Therapy in the Classroom—coach and teacher

ATS Counseling-, Intern–8 week program , DUI (driving under influence of drugs and Etoh)

Professional Experiences Before 2004

Psychologist II, Blick Clinic, Ohio
Clinical psychological evaluation Adults, Parent-School Outreach
Developed electronic equipment for blind, disabled and autistic children and adults

Director, Kent State University Educational Child Study Center/Clinic for Psycholinguistic learning
disabilities. Teach graduate courses in psychological and diagnostic reading/learning
Developed video tape series for use in diagnostic analysis of children and teaching practices

Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, Assistant Professor
Taught courses elementary-Reading and Language Arts, Secondary Reading, Special Ed.
Project Director, Kent State Competency Based Teacher Education

Unitec Manufacturing, Whitesboro, NY, President and Educational Consultant,
Developed products for: Autistic, Blind, Disabled and Handicapped
Developed LED and Electromagnetic display technologies
Secured Government Services Administration Contracts (GSA).
Secured New York State High Technology Grants

Hamilton-Kirkland College, Clinton, NY, Assistant Professor
Taught courses in Human Exceptionality, Learning Disabilities, Language Arts
Reading, Elementary Education and Intro Psychology. Supervise preservice
student teachers. Developed Competency Based Pre-service Education
project with area schools–Clinton, Utica, Sauquoit

State University of New York, Utica/Rome, NY, Adjunct Professor
Graduate courses— Secondary Education Reading Programs, Human
Growth and Development, Elementary and Early Childhood Educational

Ramapo 2 Central School, Spring Valley, NY, Clinician/Consultant
Inservice instruction and demonstration of materials and machinery.
Developed programs for the Edison Responsive Environment (computerized talking
Typewriters—with Princeton U.). As a clinician, duties involved diagnosis of general
through clinical Learning and Reading Disabilities, demonstration of
remedial procedures to teachers involved with disabled students.

Active Cerrtificates

Florida Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern
New York State Permanent Certificate – Common Branch #62E 20713
New York State Reading Learning Disabilities Specialist Certificate


United States National Guard Reserves (Activated), Honorable Discharge

Professional Organizations

Elected to Phi Delta Kappa – Vice President
American Association of University Professors
New York State United Teachers

Papers and Publications

Kowalewski, Marvin M. “Solving Behavioral Issues through Temperament Analysis”
Women’s Lifestyle, August 2007

Harkman, Laura and Kowalewski, Marvin M., “The Effectiveness of the O.K.
Moore Talking Typewriter with Children Who Have Learning Disabilities”, New
York State, Department of Educational Research, July 1982.

Kowalewski, Marvin M., “Using Behavior Modification and Engineering
Techniques to Modify Incontinent Behavior of the Exceptional Child in the
Home”, New York State Association for Childhood Learning Disabilities, 1980

Volume 1,2,3 – Secondary Reading Content Area Administrators and Content Area
Specialists. New York State Education Department. Chautauqua County Board
of Cooperative Services, Fredonia, New York, 1980.

A Model of Comprehensive Diagnostic/Prescriptive Services Regional
Planning — Early Childhood, Handicapped, Blind, Retarded Children and
Adults. (Appears in) Exemplary Project New York State Department of
Education — The Chautauqua County Plan for Regional Diagnostic and
Prescriptive Services for the Handicapped 1979.

Community Service

2007-2008 Charlotte Players-lights and sets
2000-2006 Charlotte Players -lights and sets
2000-2005 North Port Performing Arts Center–Stage Manage Chorale
2000-2004 YMCA–of Port Charlotte, Florida ——Coach Hockey-
1990-2001 Glimmerglass Opera–Volunteer Coordinator, Cooperstown, NY
1980-1997 Special Olympics, Supplied Equipment, Utica. NY
1976-1985 City Of Utica, Senior Centers Grant Writing/United Way
1980-1987 Town of Whitestown, NY League Chairman, Girls Softball
1980-1990 Coach Girls Softball Whitestown, NY
1981-1985 Catholic Youth Organization, St. Marys NYMills, NY
1973-1979 Armorer Fencing –New York State Empire State Games

Technical Work of Interest

Here is a short list of some interesting projects and work experiences that I have been employed to develop while at Unitec.

  • International Register of Research on Visual Impairment:
    • “Construction and Application of Doppler Effect on Audio Devices for Training Blind Retarded.”
  • Ohio State/ Kent State University:
    • Tracking Doppler shifts in auditory memory of handicapped adults
  • Kaman Sciences, Colorado:
    • Light aircraft GPS guidance with dual display and redundant data analysis
    • High Voltage Flashover detector (with Niagara Mohawk Electric)
  • Niagara Mohawk Electric Utility, New York:
    • Truck load and weight sensor detection-auto adjust vehicle
    • High Voltage Lightning Flashover detector
    • Power Monitor -applications to consumer use
    • Radio relay—on site data recording and transmission of data
    • High Voltage Insulator failure and analysis of materials and tower applications
  • Hill-Rom, Pennsylvania:
    • Auto sensor control, adjusts system for hospital operating beds
  • Rome Air Development Command @ Griffiss Air Base:
    • AC line control of data sent via multi-drop to remote video display applications
  • Human Performance Testing Lab, Wash. DC:
    • Remote sensor systems for reaction tests on firefighters (as seen on ESPN)
  • General Motors Tech Center, Warren ,Mich.:
    • Vehicle Crash-time to fire with sensor/timing system
  • US Postal Service:
    • (with Kaman Sciences) integrated database customer/employee information system
    • Using radio operated modem control
  • Disney World TV:
    • Remote display and timing system (as seen on Gladiators TV)
  • INTEL, Ca.:
    • Voice actuated, Multicolor LED display system–for employee training

Professional Experience

2005-present Private tutoring

Work Experience: 1984-2005 North Syracuse Central School District, N. Syracuse, NY
Resource Teacher/ Preschool Teacher of Disabled/ Teacher Trainer Taught elementary learning disabled and autism spectrum disorder students. During summers taught preschoolers with a variety of disabilities in an
integrated setting. Trained teachers in writing process, strategies for working with learning disabled, and learning styles.

  • 1977-1984
    • Child rearing, substitute teacher , volunteer
  • 1972-1977 B.O.C.E.S., Onondaga County, NY
    • Special education teacher of intermediate aged multiply disabled (self-contained class)
  • 1971-1972 Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
    • Educational Coordinator, Center on Human Policy Raised public awareness of treatment of disabled.
    • Developed parent respite program. Advocated for more inclusive programs in schools and community
  • 1968-1970 Eastern Regional Institute for Education, Syracuse, NY
    • As a research associate co-authored an individualized reading program and foundational kindergarten program.
  • 1966-1968 New Hartford Central Schools, New Hartford ,NY
    • 4th grade teacher
  • 1964-1966 N. Syracuse Central Schools, N. Syracuse, NY
    • Worked as 4th grade teacher, worked in remedial 2nd grade reading/ math program and during summers worked in Headstart Program.

State University of NY at Potsdam B.S. in Education
Syracuse University M.S. in Education
Certification: NY State certified N-6, special classes of MR, special education general

In-Service Courses

Learning Styles, Cooperative Learning, Integrative Learning, ELIC/Whole Language,
Learning Strategies, Process Consultation, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Fetal Alcohol
Syndrome, Attention Deficit Disorder, Neurolinguistic Programming, Dimensions of
Learning, Skills for the Workplace, Claris Works, Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point.

Professional Affiliations/Honors

ASCD, CEC, Learning Disabilities Association, elected to Pi Lambda Theta and Kappa Delta Pi (National Education Honoraries)

Volunteer/Community Service

Make a Wish Foundation, American Heart Association, Race for the Cure, Syracuse
Stage, Syracuse Symphony