This spring, the School of Social Work honored three field supervisors with the Distinguished Field Supervisor Award and an instructor with the Director’s Service Award.
The Distinguished Field Supervisor Award honors recipients for providing quality field opportunities for students, providing quality field supervision, promoting social and economic justice, and demonstrating the ethics and values of social work.
This year’s recipients include Ellen Higley, John Kenneally, and Mary-Jo Olsen.
Ellen Higley of Eau Claire, Wisconsin has been a school social worker for 18 years and has provided field supervision for Part-Time MSW Program students since the program began.
According to her faculty nominator, “Ellen’s commitment to the MSW Program and to furthering the advancement of school social workers in Wisconsin is unwavering....