Julie Incitti is the school social work consultant at the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Her areas of focus include professional ethics and boundaries, child welfare, attendance/truancy, pupil records, mental health, trauma-sensitive schools, and reducing and responding to sexual violence in schools. Julie received her MSW from the University of Wisconsin – Madison before working as a school social worker in the public schools. Julie served as the president of the Wisconsin School Social Workers Association (WSSWA). Her work has focused on developing policies and procedures that best serve students and school districts at multiple systems levels.
Emilie Souhrada, MSW, LISW, is a licensed independent social worker who received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Northern Iowa in Social Work and Spanish and her Master’s degree in Social Work in 2005 with a school social work specialization from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Emilie currently works as a school social worker in Waterloo, Iowa. Her practice interests include working with twice-exceptional (2e) individuals who are both gifted and have a learning, emotional, behavioral, or social issue and English Learners who receive special educations services. Emilie is the current President of the Iowa School Social Workers’ Association, ISSWA. Emilie also serves on the SSWAA Public Relations and Legislative Committees.
Nancy graduated with an undergraduate degree in social work from St. Cloud State University in 1997. She started her career at Plymouth Youth Center in North Minneapolis, working in their alternative high school program as a social worker. She obtained her graduate degree in clinical social work from the University of St. Thomas/College of St. Catherine in 2003. She has worked as a school social worker for Prior Lake High School since 2003. She served as MN School Social Work Association Secretary from 2010-2015 and President from 2015-2017. She also serves on the Board of Directors for non-profit, BOLD.
Leticia Kubisiak earned a Master of Social Work degree with a concentration in School Social Work from UW-Milwaukee in December of 2002. She has since been employed with the Kenosha Unified School District as a school social worker. Prior work experience includes phone counselor, case management work, and ongoing unit case management services with the county child welfare services department. Leticia has served on the board of her state organization since 2011, currently serving as Nominations Chair. She also holds the executive board position of secretary with the Midwest School Social Work Council. Leticia previously served as the Social Work Department Chair and Co-Chair for the Kenosha Unified School District Student Support Department. Leticia resides in Kenosha, Wisconsin and is married with three children. In her free time she enjoys bicycle riding, camping, and reading.