Shannon Levandowski, OTD, MS, OTR, BCP, SCSS

Associate Clinical Professor

Academic Fieldwork Coordinator: Denton, Dallas & Houston

Occupational Therapy

Shannon Levandowski, OTD, MS, OTR, BCP, SCSS

Contact

slevandowski@twu.edu
940-898-2801
MCL 814

Biography

Dr. Levandowski is the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator for the Texas Woman’s University School of Occupational Therapy. She oversees the clinical education experiences, including fieldwork, for occupational therapy students in Denton, Dallas and Houston. Dr. Levandowski presently serves as the Chairperson for the American Occupational Therapy Association’s (AOTA) Academic Fieldwork & Capstone Coordinator Academic Leadership Council. As part of this role, she represents Texas Woman’s University's School of Occupational Therapy on the AOTA Commission on Education. Additionally, Dr. Levandowski is completing her work with AOTA’s Academic Leadership Institute. She serves on the Texas Fieldwork Consortium, and as a part of the state collaboration, she presents and publishes on clinical education content with her peers. Dr. Levandowski was selected member of the Texas Woman's University College of Health Sciences Dean's Distinguished Fellows.  Dr. Levandowski holds dual AOTA board and specialty certifications of advanced practice in pediatrics and school based practice. She is currently working towards the completion of her EdD in Leadership and Innovation.

Education

O.T.D., Occupational Therapy, Boston University, Boston, MA, 2009
Cert., Master's Certificate in Behavioral Interventions in Autism, University of Mass-Lowell, Lowell, MA, 2014
M.S., Occupational Therapy, Boston University, Boston, MA, 2007
B.S., Occupational Therapy, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, 2002
B.A., Early Childhood Education, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, 1999

Expertise

Clinical Education; Professional Behaviors; Clinical Reasoning; Supervision & Leadership Models; Pediatric Practice; School Based Practice; Autism Spectrum Disorders; Behavioral Disorders

Latest Articles

Looking Back: Fieldwork Education Marks 75 Years at Texas Woman's University
Revista OT (2019)
Shannon Levandowski

Reflections from Fieldwork Educators in Specialty Practice
OT Practice Magazine (2018)
Shannon Levandowski, Laurie Stelter, Rocio Alvarenga, Kari Williams, Jack Ruelas

Are You Ready to Graduate
Revista OT (2018)
Shannon Levandowski

Fieldwork: Tackle Your Fears & Embrace the Excitement
Revista OT (2018)
Shannon Levandowski

Book Review: Occupational Therapy Essentials for Clinical Competence
Occupational Therapy In Health Care (2018)
Shannon Levandowski

Reflections on a Fieldwork Coordinator Community of Practice
OT Practice Magazine (2017)
Laurie Stelter, Shannon Levandowski, Karen Ratcliff, Rocio Alvarenga, Kari Williams

Professional Affiliations

  • AOTA
  • TOTA

Honors & Awards

  • AOTA Academic Leadership Institute (2018)
  • Chairperson - AOTA Academic Leadership Council AFWCC (2018)
  • Therapy of the Quarter (2017)
  • AOTA Distinct Value to OT - Children & Youth (2016)