Wisconsin Child Welfare Professional Development System

Wendy Schwalbe

Position title: PAT Model Specialist

Email: schwalbw@uwm.edu

Phone: 414-315-7357

Wendy  Schwalbe

Wendy Schwalbe joined the MCWP in January of 2019 as the Parents As Teachers model specialist. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Education at the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh. Wendy has been working with children and families for the past 30 years in a variety of roles with non-profit organizations providing parenting workshops, education, supervised visits, in home parenting, Families First and Alternative Response. In 2017, she managed the first Parents As Teachers program in Wisconsin to become a Blue Ribbon Affiliate, passing the PAT National Endorsement. The program also earned the Home Visitation program of the year award in 2018. Wendy has dedicated her career to empowering parents to be their child’s first teacher.