Dr. Marie Stadler, CSD Chair, and Coordinator of the Online Graduate Program, re-joined the department in fall of 2006 after having taught at UW-River Falls and UW-Stevens Point. She previously worked in the department as academic staff from 1991-2001. She earned her bachelor's degree in speech and theatre from UW-Eau Claire, her master's degree in Communication Disorders from San Francisco State University and her doctorate from the University of Minnesota in Special Education-Early Childhood. Dr. Stadler worked as a speech-language pathologist for 12 years in public schools, early childhood and birth to 3 programs. She has taught a variety of undergraduate courses, including clinical procedures, fluency disorders, and service courses for special education in the areas of child language development and disorders and AAC. She currently teaches one course per semester (phonological disorders, childhood apraxia of speech,birth-to-3 methods) and spends the rest of her time with administrative tasks.